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El verde está de moda

Por cuarto año consecutivo se llevó a cabo en la ciudad de Miami el Seed Food and Wine Festival (Festival de comida de semillas y vino) para los veganos, aquellos que optan por basar su alimentación en vegetales, plantas y otros productos naturales. Este festival es considerado un movimiento que aporta ideas para todos aquellos que están comprometidos con un ...

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A beached boat after Hurricane Irma. (Richard Ordonez/SFNS)

One way in, no way out: a month after Irma

We drove 118 miles before we saw the first and only Key West tour van in Marathon, Florida, unloading its passengers in a near vacant McDonald’s parking lot. Hours after we left Miami at 7 a.m., I received a text from my co-reporter, Richard Ordonez, stating that he needed to pull over. Since we were 47 miles out from the ...

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Researching sea-level rise at Vizcaya [Video]

Volunteers, students and academics worked together Saturday to take King Tide measurements, providing data for the research of sea-level rise in South Florida. People met at the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, but were sent out to measure water depth and quality at multiple locations throughout Miami Dade County. The Sea Level Solutions Day was a collaboration between FIU’s Sea Level Solutions ...

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South Florida Journalism Day helps students become better journalists [Video]

More than 450 high school students from Miami-Dade and Monroe counties participated in workshops, seminars and competitive contests during the 45th South Florida Journalism Day at Florida International University late last month. The all-day event at FIU’s Modesto Maidique Campus on Oct. 28 was put on by the Florida Scholastic Press Association with the help of the Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver ...

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A copy of the playbill from the "Rocky Horror Picture Show." (Victoria Salas/SFNS)

Entre’Acte Theatrix shines spotlight on novice actors

The founder of Entre’Acte Theatrix, a semi-professional company in Palm Beach Gardens, said the troupe aims to give young actors the stage time they wouldn’t get elsewhere. Vicki Halmer founded the Palm Beach Principal Players, a theatre company for high school students, 17 years ago. About eight years ago, it transformed into its current form, primarily casting individuals between the ages ...

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"Phone Down," a painting by Carlos Antonio Rancaño. (Carlos Castillo/SFNS)

“The Subtle Chaos” debuts in Hollywood

Gallery 2014, located in Hollywood, opened “The Subtle Chaos” Friday, the work of an emerging Cuban-American oil painter and illustrator. Miami native Carlos Antonio Rancaño said he always had a passion for drawing. After graduating from Miami International University of Art and Design, he began a career in advertising. After eight years in the industry, he decided to follow his ...

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Behind the Byline: Valeria Gómez

In this episode, we talk to Valeria Gómez about her piece “Disability Awareness Month celebrated at Margaret Pace Park.” She talks about what went into reporting the piece and what inspired her to tackle the subject. — Interview by Paige Fleming; Produced by Catherine Guzman and Charlotte Alba

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Behind the Byline: Adriana Finol

In this episode, we talk to Adriana Finol about her article “The link between diets and headaches.” Tune in for some insight on what inspired this piece and what types of food to avoid. — Interview by Victoria Salas; Produced by Charlotte Alba and Catherine Guzman 

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Broward vive el Ecuador durante el Mes de la Hispanidad [Vídeo]

La Feria de Ecuador del Sur de Florida dio una muestra de la gastronomía, folklor, arte y cultura de ese país para cerrar la celebraciones del mes de la Hispanidad. Por Maria Feranda Becerra, South Florida News Service      

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Eating disorders and college students – a dangerous combination

Though eating disorders cross gender, age and racial lines, female college students are thought to be particularly vulnerable with one study finding 15 percent of women between 17 and 24 struggle with the issue. The Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association also found that 20 percent of college students acknowledged having — or having had — an eating disorder and that 91 ...

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