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GrowFest festival takes over Homestead

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.

2018-10-17T14:46:18+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Food & Dining, Lifestyle|

Learning how to be a foster parent in South Dade

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

2018-10-12T15:49:31+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Education, News, Politics, Public Safety|

Royal Caribbean performers sweat it out at BBC

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

2018-10-12T15:54:00+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Arts & Culture, Featured, Lifestyle, Music|

School of Communications + Journalism celebrates opening of Media Hub

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

2018-10-18T09:50:36+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Education, Journalism, News|

SPJ-FIU sponsors mobile video workshop

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

2018-09-22T08:58:55+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Education, Journalism, News|

Join SPJ-FIU! Meetings on Wednesdays at 11:30 am in AC2 132

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

2018-09-06T10:43:56+00:00 August 28th, 2018|Journalism, Promo|

Hey you! Vote!

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!

2018-08-30T16:46:45+00:00 August 24th, 2018|News, Politics|