On Saturday and Sunday, Redland’s Fruit & Spice Park hosted its sixth annual GrowFest festival. The festival, said organizers, focused on educating people about the importance of agriculture and sustainability. It also showcased many local vendors and growers who were ready to share their knowledge and expertise on all things grown and organic.
On Tuesday night, students from Miami Dade College came together as part of Hispanic Heritage month to perform Latin American dances and explain their heritages. Around 20 people attended the event, held on the Kendall campus. “One Endless Voice,” a show presented by MDC Kendall Dance and the Jubilation Dance
Prospective foster parents met at the South Dade Regional Library on Tuesday evening to talk to experts from Our Kids of Miami-Dade/Monroe about how to get involved. A number of current foster parents also showed up, saying they were looking for a refresher. Shamar Turner, a social worker and manager
Aerial studios. Vocal rooms. A 20,000-square-foot costume-making facility. Royal Caribbean performers can be found training behind the doors of a glass-walled building located on the Florida International University campus in North Miami. The cruise line building’s main purpose, according to its website, is for work related to performances on the Celebrity, Azamara and Royal
In the winter of 1999 five Colombians landed in Miami International Airport with only their clothes and $1,000. We came to America like many others, for a better opportunity for our lives, future and education. That same year we also purchased a Nissan Sentra at 19.99 percent interest. Most people with good credit pay
More than 100 people – including FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg and CARTA Dean Brian Schriner – attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the School of Communication + Journalism’s Media Hub Monday evening at the Biscayne Bay Campus. Schriner, the driving force behind the multimedia, multi-disciplinary facility, said his overarching goal is to provide students
Chris Delboni, the former news director for the South Florida News Service, hosted a video and editing workshop on Thursday afternoon in the Department of Journalism newsroom. The event was sponsored by the FIU chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. According to Delboni, currently an adjunct professor at the school, the goal of the
As election day for the Florida Primary approached, students from Florida International University asked voters throughout South Florida why they decided to vote. Their answers were as varied as the diverse community in which they live. To me voting in the primary is really important because I’m
Join FIU-SPJ this fall to learn more about the profession, network with working journalists and have a lot of fun. All majors and concentrations welcome to take part! The first meeting will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 11:30 a.m. Leadership positions -- including president, vice-president and treasurer -- are open, so take
Florida's primary election is this coming Tuesday, Aug. 28. The staff of the South Florida News Service would like to remind you to take part in this vital democratic process. Regardless of your choices and party preference, voting is an essential part of being American, so go do it!