Like many Miamians, you probably read our August 21 story about FIU frat brothers openly selling drugs on Facebook and thought to yourself: Those guys are f---ed. Al contrario, mi amigo. This is Florida, where bad deeds go unpunished all the time and state law practically encourages people to shoot ... More >>
Florida International University announced today it was suspending its Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity over Facebook posts apparently showing rampant drug dealing by frat brothers on campus. The posts, obtained by Riptide, also show evidence of hazing, cheating on exams, and creep shots of naked women sh ... More >>
Earlier this week the Princeton Review named, of all colleges, the University of Iowa as America's most party happy school. While Florida State and University of Florida made the top 10, the University of Miami, once the undisputed party school champion of the world back in the '80s, was no where to ... More >>
Miami's School for Advanced Studies has finally cracked the top ten of Newsweek's annual America's Best High School list; coming in at sixth this year. That would make it Florida's second best public high school amongst a top ten list that is surprisingly Sunshine State heavy.
When police at the University of Central Florida responded to a fire alarm in a dorm early this morning, they found a nightmare scenario: one man dead of a gunshot wound inside a dorm room full of improvised explosives and heavy weaponry.UCF has now canceled classes and evacuated hundreds of student ... More >>
It's not the best public university in Florida. But soon it will be the most expensive. The State University System's Board of Governors announced today that it's approved a tuition raise of 15 percent for Florida International University, and full time students will pay $4,669 a year starting ... More >>
Ugh, get ready for the arrival of a bunch of drunk, unruly college students (and not the FIU and UM variety we're already used to dealing with) in a few weeks, because according to a top travel agency, South Beach has now become the third most popular Spring Break location for college students. W ... More >>
Jeffrey Brown, a 19-year-old former redshirt freshman defensive lineman with the Miami Hurricanes, has accepted a plea deal in a case involving his alleged rape of a female University of Miami student in a dorm room. As part of the deal Brown will face no prison time and will not have a felon ... More >>
The arrest of former Miami Dolphin Daryl Gardener has it all: cougars, accusations of cheating, sorority houses, cologne bottles, and a club called Fubar.The 38-year-old former defensive tackle was arrested early Tuesday morning in front of the University of Central Florida's Zeta Tau Alpha house ... More >>
Ashley Cowie, a sophomore at Florida State University, was shot and killed last month after an AK-47 accidentally went off at a party at a property housing fraternity brothers. Clearly, firearms and college parties don't mix well, but a bill introduced last month would allow students at Florida ... More >>
In US News and World Report's rankings of America's best colleges, the state of Florida boast two schools in the top 50: University of Florida and University of Miami. Forbes is now in the college ranking business too, and the rankings for the schools in Florida strike as a bit weird. Only o ... More >>
UWF President Judith Bence and USF President Judy Genshaft: Exceptions to an unwritten rule? Do Florida's public universities have a reluctance to put women on top? On one side, you could point out that only two of the 11 schools in the system have a female president. On the other hand, you co ... More >>
via Wikimedia CommonsUniversity of Miami used to be a "Top Party Schools" mainstay back in the 80's, coming in at #2 on Playboy's first 1987 list, but with a rise on academic lists came a fall on the party lists. UM didn't even make Playboy's list last year (the top spot went to University of Florid ... More >>
Nothing is immune to the economic crisis, not even the palm tree'd oasis in Coral Gables known as the University of Miami. After many alumnus expressed their concern, president Donna Shalala sent out a letter to all alum today addressing the impact on UM. Here's the highlights: UM has made a lot of ... More >>
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