South Florida Access: Lori Alhadeff

Jay Valle speaks with Broward School Board member Lori Alhadeff, whose 14-year-old daughter Alyssa was murdered during the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School tragedy. Alhadeff, who was elected last August, talks about her motivation for running for the board, her concerns about the superintendent and her efforts to create change at the state level.

2019-03-16T14:55:05+00:00 March 16th, 2019|Education, News, Politics, Video/Audio|

Stimulating economic growth in greater Miami

An economic expert spoke Tuesday in North Miami about diversity, transportation and the importance of having a creative business base. Richard Florida, who gave his talk inside the Roz and Cal Kovens Conference Center at Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus, also spoke about demographic trends of major U.S. cities in the last forty

2019-03-08T10:29:39+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Business, Education, News, Politics|

Women in Communication conference returns to FIU-BBC April 4

Leaders in broadcast, print journalism and the public relations fields are scheduled to speak at the fourth annual Advancement of Women in Communication conference on April 4 at Florida International University’s Biscayne Bay Campus. Panelists and speakers at the event, titled “Women in Communication: Shattering the Ceiling,” will discuss women’s leadership positions, status, and

2019-03-08T10:02:22+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Education, Featured, Journalism, News|

Trump’s FIU speech heartens opponents of Maduro [Video]

As tons of humanitarian aid approached Venezuelan borders, President Donald Trump came to Florida International University on Monday and warned loyalists to President Nicolas Maduro, whose election is disputed, about the consequences of blocking its delivery. Trump addressed the Venezuelan community and others in a speech given at the university’s Ocean Bank Convocation Center.

2019-03-06T09:53:38+00:00 February 18th, 2019|Education, News, Politics, Public Safety|

Protests follow in wake of Trump’s FIU speech [SFA Video]

President Donald J. Trump visited Florida International University on Monday afternoon to talk about the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Several hundred protesters turned out to meet him. The demonstrations started at about 8 a.m. when a man later identified as Diego Tintorero climbed a crane across from FIU on Southwest

2019-03-06T09:53:42+00:00 February 18th, 2019|Education, News, Politics, Public Safety|

Trump’s visit to FIU: Live coverage [Video]

(Video: Reporter Ariel Cipolla & Camera Christina van Putte / SFNS)  As the larger Florida International University community prepares for President Donald Trump's arrival Monday afternoon, follow South Florida News Service's team coverage. We will be on campus and off, giving you the latest developments on this historic event. Pre-speech coverage: Venezuelans in South

2019-03-06T09:53:59+00:00 February 18th, 2019|Education, News, Politics, Public Safety, Transportation|

How will the Trump visit affect FIU’s image?

President Donald Trump is visiting Florida International University on Monday to deliver a speech on the ongoing crisis in Venezuela, bringing international attention to the university. The president plans to discuss his support for interim President Juan Guaidó at the university’s Modesto A. Maidique campus, which is located near Doral – home to the

2019-02-18T08:31:44+00:00 February 18th, 2019|Education, News, Politics|

Parking, traffic and classes: What to expect during Trump’s FIU visit

Florida International University students, staff and police are preparing for President Donald Trump’s visit Monday to speak about the current crisis in Venezuela. Here’s a list of things to keep in mind before the president arrives: The speech is at 4 p.m. and will take place in the FIU Ocean Bank Convocation Center at

2019-03-06T09:54:02+00:00 February 18th, 2019|Education, News, Politics, Public Safety|

Protests and cheers: FIU students prep for Trump’s Monday visit

As news of President Donald Trump’s visit to Florida International University percolates through the campus, some students are cheering on his Venezuelan policies, others are organizing protests and one group nearly lost its event space to a then-unidentified VIP. The Miami Herald first reported the visit on Feb. 13. On Friday, White House officials

2019-03-06T09:54:12+00:00 February 15th, 2019|Education, News, Politics|