Now hiring! Work at SFNS

Current FIU students are invited to apply to work for the South Florida News Service for the fall semester. Apply here by Aug. 24 at 5 pm! What is SFNS? We are a student news organization that focuses on issues that matter to us and our generation. Our work is overseen by a news director, Professor

2018-08-13T14:54:57+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Categories: Journalism, Uncategorized|

Ecos del movimiento #MeToo en la industria latina de los medios

“Lo más importante es no tener miedo”, “toda la mujer que sea victima de un hostigamiento sexual debe tener el coraje de salir al frente y reportarlo”.  En estas premisas coincidieron Verónica Villafane, Lorraine Cáceres, Jennifer Marcial y Gloria Ordaz cuando se refirieron a las denuncias de casos de acoso sexual dentro de la industria

2018-05-04T11:54:25+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Categories: Noticias, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Since Sandy Hook: Agape Christian Academy – Oct. 3, 2013

A school shooting occurred at Agape Christian Academy in Pine Hills, Florida, on Oct. 3, 2013, resulting in two wounded.   The shooter, who did not attend the school, shot a 16-year-old football player in the hip and a 17-year-old boy, who also did not attend Agape, according to WESH 2 News. The identities of the victims were not released to the public.  By Gabriel PobleteSouth Florida

Since Sandy Hook: University of South Florida – Oct. 11, 2015

On October 11, 2015, University of South Florida football player Benjamin Knox was arrested for firing a gun on campus. While no students or faculty were injured when the gun went off, Knox was immediately suspended from the team and later stopped attending USF.  By Maria GilSouth Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Facebook • Instagram Following the misfire, officers on campus made themselves more visible to show students they were

Since Sandy Hook: Dreyfoos High School – June 19, 2013

On June 19, 2013, Javier Burgos shot and killed two fellow custodians at Dreyfoos High School in West Palm Beach, Florida.   The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office identified the Colombia-born Burgos as a suspect in the shooting as early as 2014 but did not issue a warrant for his arrest until 2016. By that time Burgos had already fled the country to his native home.   By Jaylin HawkinsSouth Florida News Service @SFNS_News • Facebook • Instagram

Since Sandy Hook: Florida State University – Nov. 20, 2014

On Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, 31-year-old attorney and Florida State University graduate Myron Deshawn May began firing a .380 semi-automatic handgun and shot three people, including two students, at 12:25 a.m. at FSU’s Strozier Library, officials said. At least 300 students were present.   Two minutes after opening fire, he was shot and killed during a shootout with police. A text alert sent by

Since Sandy Hook: Lecanto High School – Nov. 10, 2015

On Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, a 15-year-old boy shot himself in the head in front of more than 20 classmates during the second block of classes at Lecanto High School in Lecanto, Florida, according to Citrus County Sheriff’s Office.   The unidentified youth from Homosassa, Florida, used a Walther P1 9 mm semi-automatic handgun that had six rounds in the magazine and one in the chamber. Another magazine containing eight

Hogares grupales en Miami-Dade: El abandono de Nando

Hernando Gutierrez Landivar, de cariño Nando, nació en South Miami el 3 de diciembre de 1985, de madre boliviana y, por ende, tiene doble nacionalidad. Al nacer, tuvo falta de oxígeno que lesionó partes motoras de su cerebro, y se moviliza en una silla de ruedas. Hace dos años, falleció su madre y sus hermanos

La pasión de Juan

Juan Endara tiene un sueño: lograr que personas como él logren superarse y puedan desarrollar todo su potencial en un clima de aceptación y respeto. Pese a su discapacidad, Juan consiguió graduarse de periodista en 2017 y actualmente está cursando una maestría en Periodismo en Español en la Universidad Internacional de La Florida. Por Miembros

2018-02-15T11:07:36+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Millennials, cell phones and Thanksgiving [Video]

Millennials in South Florida have a variety of opinions about whether cell phones are permissible at the Thanksgiving dinner table. One Cuban-American woman said that the devices have created a barrier between her and family members.But a  Chinese-American couple said the technology allows them to communicate with family members across the globe. -- Production by Elizabeth

2017-11-22T16:57:55+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|