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Puerto Rican and allies rallied together to protest and remember the anniversary of Hurricane Maria

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

  • Chris Delboni, second from left, with workshop attendees.

SPJ-FIU sponsors mobile video workshop

Chris Delboni, the former news director for the South Florida News Service, hosted a video and editing workshop on Thursday afternoon in the Department of Journalism newsroom. The event was sponsored by the FIU chapter of the Society of Professional

  • From left to right, FIU students Marlon Inestroza, Daniel Fernandez and Leonoria Beasly discuss the assault allegations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Student Talkback: the Kavanaugh nomination

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

Lifestyle & Sports

City of North Miami Beach celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with TimbaLive

The city of North Miami Beach collaborated with a Miami-based salsa band to honor a month-long cultural celebration. Barbara Kramer, city commissioner of North Miami Beach, plans annual events for the community to celebrate their

  • The Alchemist logo inside The Alchemist Aventura (Photo by: Victoria Salas)

Coffee Shop Talk: Maluma album cover controversy

Maluma, the Colombian reggaeton singer, has received a significant amount of pushback in the last few weeks about his latest album cover. This is not the first time the singer has been accused of being sexist. In 2016 a

  • Juventus launch party set up at The Wharf (Photo by: Humberto Mendez)

Italian soccer team opens official fan club in Miami

Earlier this month, Juventus opened an official fan club in the Magic City, holding a launch party at The Wharf Miami. Established in 1897 in Torino, "La Vecchia Signora" (the old lady) is one of the most successful clubs

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Italian soccer team opens official fan club in Miami

Earlier this month, Juventus opened an official fan club in the Magic City, holding a launch party at The Wharf Miami. Established

Opinion: Sports betting is destroying fantasy sports

Just two weeks ago, I was invited to play the role of commissioner at a fantasy football draft party among my friends.

Florida woman to paddleboard from Cuba to Key West with hopes of breaking world record

A South Florida athlete from Fort Lauderdale will stand-up paddleboard from Cuba to Key West as she attempts to break the Guinness World Record.

Politics

Puerto Rican and allies rallied together to protest and remember the anniversary of Hurricane Maria

Hundreds of people gathered in West Palm Beach for a rally and vigil that took place in the Meyer Amphitheatre

Student Talkback: the Kavanaugh nomination

As Brett Kavanaugh, a potential member of the U.S. Supreme Court, faces down allegations of sexual assault by Professor Christine

Coffee Shop Talk: Do Trump Tweets help or hurt?

On a recent Tuesday, patrons and workers at The Alchemist coffee shop in Aventura were asked about whether they feel

Noticias

Miami Gardens busca reducir su mala reputación con nueva tecnología

La ciudad de Miami Gardens, Florida, tiene dos grandes desafíos: reducir el crimen con el apoyo de nuevas tecnologías y

Diáspora nicaragüense apoya la lucha contra el régimen de Ortega

“Nicaragua no está sola, estamos con ellos”, exclamó una joven nica con lágrimas rodando por sus mejillas mientras reafirmaba su

Testimonio de la represión sandinista

“En Nicaragua existe una crisis de derechos humanos; mi hijo fue el caso de una tortura. Atentaron contra todos sus

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Opinion: Sports betting is destroying fantasy sports

Just two weeks ago, I was invited to play the role of commissioner at a fantasy football draft party among my friends. I chose not to participate in the league this year because it involved having to pay a wager.

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Florida Believe it Or Not

  • Hallway with window (Photo by: Jimmy Chan from Pexels)

Florida Believe it or Not: Man wears inmate’s ear as a necklace; Naked man sets house on fire while baking cookies; Man shot during fight over tattoo

We’ve made it past the worst of the heat, yet the Floridian weirdness continues to rise. The strange coexistence of Halloween decorations and spray fans are a staple of this time of year, and the oddities don’t stop there.

Florida Believe it or Not: Man steals sausage; Father charged for making pot brownies; Students bring dead alligator to dorm

From selling pot brownies and stealing sausage, to being choked at Disney world, the news in South Florida remains the same – strange. Two students from Palm Bay High School were sent to the hospital after eating pot brownies at

Florida Believe it or Not: Man sets rabbit on fire; Teenager survives shark attack; Santa Claus look-alike arrested on cocaine charges.

From animal cruelty, to Christmas coming early and Santa Claus only bringing cocaine, the news in South Florida strives to remain strange. A man from Sarasota has been charged with aggravated animal cruelty for intentionally setting a pet bunny on

Event Calendar

Mobile School Pantry fourth annual fundraiser

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

SPJ National Convention

September 27 @ 8:00 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm

The Colored Museum by George C. Wolfe

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Benefit concert for Area Stage Company

October 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Forum for Inclusive Immigration Reform

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Arts & Culture

City of North Miami Beach celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with TimbaLive

The city of North Miami Beach collaborated with a Miami-based salsa band to honor a month-long cultural celebration.

  • The Alchemist logo inside The Alchemist Aventura (Photo by: Victoria Salas)

Coffee Shop Talk: Maluma album cover controversy

Maluma, the Colombian reggaeton singer, has received a significant amount of pushback in the last few weeks about his latest album cover.

FIU students receive free admission Tuesday to Brazilian film fest

FIU students will receive free admission to the Brazilian Film Festival Monday and Tuesday. BRAFF, held at various venues in Miami and Miami

Music

  • The Alchemist logo inside The Alchemist Aventura (Photo by: Victoria Salas)

Coffee Shop Talk: Maluma album cover controversy

Maluma, the Colombian reggaeton singer, has received a significant amount of pushback in the last few weeks about his latest

  • Christian Dam enjoying a beer. (Photo by Sebastian Ballestas)

Churchill’s Pub celebrates 39 years of variety

People from all over the world came to Churchill's Pub in Little Haiti to celebrate its 39th anniversary this week,

  • Ken Davidoff on stage at the 50th anniversary of the Miami Pop Festival (Photo by Lukas Alzate)

HistoMiami celebrates iconic rock ‘n’ roll festival [Video]

HistoryMiami Museum hosted the 50th anniversary of the Miami Pop Festival on May 19. The museum exhibited photographs taken by Ken

Food & Dining

  • A dog receives a meal from his owners. (Courtesy of the restaurant)

Doral restaurant extends welcome to often-ignored members of family [Video]

A Doral restaurant is catering to a new breed of diners with its special “Woof Menu,” designed for canines who can

  • Cameron Baird in his Gaiji Taiyaki Stand (Photo provided by Gaijin Taiyaki)

A couple sells Japanese treat with American twist – people can’t get enough

In an ordinary kitchen in Deerfield Beach, a husband-wife duo bakes a traditional Japanese snack with a delicious American twist. They

  • Crowd at Yellow Green Market (Photo by Paola Alarcon)

A farmer’s market brings in thousands of people every weekend [Video]

Right off I-95, nestled between Sheridan and Taft Street, the Yellow Green Farmer’s Market is located right in the heart of