Hundreds of people gathered in West Palm Beach for a rally and vigil that took place in the Meyer Amphitheatre on the one year anniversary when Hurricane Maria hit the island of Puerto Rico. A study released by George Washington University with the Puerto Rican government stated that 2,975 fatalities
As Brett Kavanaugh, a potential member of the U.S. Supreme Court, faces down allegations of sexual assault by Professor Christine Blasey Ford, students at Florida International University’s BBC and MMC campuses weighed in this week how fair the process has been to both sides. “I just feel like she definitely
On a recent Tuesday, patrons and workers at The Alchemist coffee shop in Aventura were asked about whether they feel President Donald Trump's Tweets are a good or bad thing for the country. Many said that they do not agree with the Tweets, though one noted that the content has sparked conversations on controversial
En las primarias del martes 28 de agosto, en aras de elegir los representantes por el distrito 27 en la Florida, más del 40% de los republicanos votaron por María Elvira Salazar, en una contienda que incluyó a nueve candidatos. María Elvira, de origen cubano, de 56 años y con más de 35 años
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
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!
Florida's main attraction -- its beaches -- are in danger of disappearing. In February 2017, Sen. Marco Rubio introduced the "Sand Acquisition, Nourishment and Development Act" or SAND Act in attempt to reverse the erosion issues on the Sunshine State's coastline. It would allow for the purchase of foreign sand, which is currently prohibited.
A number of media outlets in South Florida -- including the Miami Herald, Sun Sentinel and Palm Beach Post -- published editorials Thursday decrying President Donald Trump's treatment of newspapers, news gathering and journalists themselves. The outlets joined more than 300 others nationwide who published pieces along the same lines, including the Society of
On July 6th, residents Sunrise learned that their recycling program is changing. All recyclables will no longer be processed as usual, but rather sent to a waste-to-energy incineration plant called Wheelabrator in South Broward where it will be converted to electricity. The city rejected the contract renewal with Waste Management that was set to
A recent Marjory Stoneman Douglas graduate will run against a business owner for the Parkland City Commission, a race that will serve as a measure of a the generation's political power in the wake of the tragedy. Eighteen-year-old Diego Pfeiffer will be running for Parkland's District 2 seat this year against Richard Walker, owner of