Last day for voter registration

The last day to register to vote in Florida for the 2018 General Elections is Tuesday, Oct.9. Early voting in Miami-Dade County begins at 7 a.m., Monday, Oct. 2 to 7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 6. New early voting locations in Miami-Dade County are at Florida International University Modesto Maidique Campus, Miami Dade College and Miami Dade College North Campus.

2018-10-09T08:25:54+00:00 October 9th, 2018|News, Politics|

Festival de música en protesta contra Ortega

Cientos de nicaragüenses se reunieron en un festival musical en Miami para recaudar fondos para sus coterráneos refugiados en Costa Rica. Miles han huido a ese país tras las protestas contra el régimen de Daniel Ortega que llevan más de cinco meses y ya han cobrado cientos de vidas.

2018-10-26T10:43:04+00:00 October 8th, 2018|Internacional, News, Noticias, Promo|

Gay journalist gives talk on issues facing Hispanic LGBTQ community

Michael Lavers, a reporter for the Washington Blade, shared his experiences covering the Latin American LGBTQ community at a panel discussion held at Miami-Dade College's downtown campus earliest this month. The event was part of Celebrate ORGULLO, a pride festival that occurs during Hispanic Heritage Month. According to organizers, Celebrate ORGULLO has

2018-10-11T15:02:26+00:00 October 7th, 2018|Journalism, News, Politics|

The SoFlo Scoop: Ultra might not be coming back; A new flight to Cuba?; Beaches are closing up

Good evening South Florida!  Here is your local news roundup: Ultra Music Festival will not be returning to Bayfront Park. Probably. The Miami City Commission unanimously voted down a contract for the EDM gathering, citing traffic and drug issues. An agreement could still keep this from not being the day

2018-10-05T18:35:26+00:00 October 5th, 2018|News, Roundups|

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|

La mujer detrás de Venezuela Awareness

El 27 de Septiembre de 2018, con 23 votos a favor, 7 en contra y 17 abstenciones, el Consejo de Derechos Humanos de la Organización de Naciones Unidas (ONU) aprobó por vez primera una resolución que hace referencia a la crisis humanitaria que atraviesa Venezuela. Esa resolución obedece a las investigaciones realizadas por la

2018-10-03T12:59:13+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Internacional, News, Noticias, Politics|

FIU-SPJ awarded National Chapter Program of the Year

FIU's Society of Professional Journalists chapter won the National Campus Program of the Year award Friday for a program on diversity and media bias at the organization's annual conference in Baltimore. The award recognized the program “Stirring UP the Media,” held last November which focused on how one's background impacts how news is both

2018-10-26T10:43:22+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Award Winners, Journalism, News, Promo|

The SoFlo Scoop: Miami-Dade’s new highway; New voting locations; Clinton joins Gillum’s campaign

Good afternoon South Florida! Here’s your week in review. Today is Friday, Sept. 28. Miami is expected to experience a high of 90 and a low of 80, while Key West will have a high of 89 and a low of 82. Fort Lauderdale will have a high of 90 and a low of

2018-09-28T13:26:00+00:00 September 28th, 2018|News, Politics, Roundups, Transportation|