If you're looking to make good money right away right out of college in the state of Florida, you might be better off going to Florida International University than the University of Florida. In fact, FIU has a higher percentage of graduates who are working or continuing their education within one ... More >>
A high school in Jacksonville with a majority African-American student population is named for the first grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, which is just wrong on so many levels. Now the school's name is getting some national attention after a Change.org petition to have the name changed has garnered ... More >>
College football season is finally upon us. Frat boys are scouring Party City for the perfect shade of body paint. Sorority girls are looking up ways on Pinterest to artfully cut up free pep rally t-shirts into mid-riff baring tanks. Students everywhere are stocking up on Natty Lite. Excitement is r ... More >>
How'd you like to be a Pi K A, to bear the Shield and Diamond every day? Wear our colors, the Garnet and Gold, which all with Honor holds since chivalrous days of knighthood old. So goes an old Pi Kappa Alpha song. But now that a sex and drug-filled scandal has thoroughly stained that honor, FIU's ... More >>
Playboy's top party school list seems to be an ever changing beast. The University of Miami used to dominate the list back in the '80s, but its party-hard reputation sort of tapered off as its academic standing improved. Though, back in 2009 the school made a dramatic return to reclaim its stop as A ... More >>
Imagine you're an 18-year-old freshman settling into your dorm room two days before you start school at the University of Miami. You hear news reports about a category 4 hurricane barreling toward your new home, but chalk it up to media hysteria. It couldn't be worse than the monsoons you'd been acc ... More >>
Here's the good news: The gap between how much women and men make in Florida is actually pretty low compared to the rest of the country, and the Sunshine State actually has the 11th narrowest gap in the nation.Here's the bad news: That gap still means a Florida woman makes 80 cents to every dollar a ... More >>
Alex IzaguirreLuther Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Campbell comes to the defense of Florida's largest historically African-American university, which has been caug ... More >>
It's not news that Americans love buying cheap Chinese-made goods, but the disparity between how much we import from China and how much we export to the country has resulted in about 2.8 million American jobs being displaced to China between 2001 and 2010. Florida has been particularly hard hit, ... More >>
Barry, have you heard of the InterAmerican Christian Academy?There's something wrong with, well, everything, when the most prominent public college in the state decrees that it will still accept degrees from a high school that was just debunked as a diploma mill. Over eight days ending last ... More >>
Senator Greg Evers apparently think Floridians should have the option of completing their everyday outfits with the ultimate in NRA chic: an openly displayed handgun strapped to the hip. Currently Floridians with proper permits are allowed to carry concealed weapons, but have not been able to car ... More >>
You can't accuse University of Miami student newspaper The Miami Hurricane of not knowing their audience well: college students looking to get drunk for cheap. Today's edition of the bi-weekly paper carries a front page story on the dangers of Four Loko. For those of you who don't know Four Loko ... More >>
Standing before a row of undocumented Miami-Dade College students downtown this morning, Senate hopeful Kendrick Meek urged Congress to pass a long-debated bill that would give college graduates and military members a quick path to full citizenship. Democrats plan to attach the DREAM Act to a def ... More >>
The Daily Tracker helps organize your way-too-busy campus lifeWhether or not you'd like to think about it, school starts for most high schools and universities on Monday. It's not easy getting back into the campus routine. But don't go crying into your favorite bottle of alcohol and proclaiming t ... More >>
Francisco Aguabella left Cuba in the 1950's and quickly established himself as a master conguero and bata musician in the American and nascent Afro-Cuban jazz scenes. Noted for his fluidity and energy, he was a sought-after performer who shared the stage with musicians as varied as Frank Sinatr ... More >>
You already know the Marlins aren't so hot at this whole baseball-playin' gig. Last night, they went 0 for 15 with runners in scoring position and tanked another game at Fenway Park.via Wikimedia CommonsOh, Hanley. What would Ben Stein say?But even as they sink into the depths of the NL East, the Fi ... More >>
I wouldn't say US News & World Report's annual list of best colleges is a total joke, but the fact that about 25 percent of the ranking for each school is determined by a survey of reputation filled out by college presidents should raise some serious speculation as to how seriously the list sh ... More >>
Last year, in the hey day of Juicy Campus there were unconfirmed rumors circulating that the porn site BrandyBelle.com, a local amateur porn site, had filmed scenes in dorm rooms at both University of Miami and Florida International University. I say unconfirmed because if the schools decided t ... More >>
Last month President Obama repealed the ban on federal funding on stem cell research, but that doesn't necessarily open the door to state funding. Yesterday, the state house voted to keep language in a bill that would bar universities from using state money for embryonic stem cell research 68-46. Th ... More >>
Michael Moores Slacker Uprising screens at an actual movie theater.
This just in: Thousands of college students' favorite jam act, O.A.R., will hit the appropriately jammy outdoor setting of Mizner Park Amphitheatre on Friday, October 3. Opening acts are Between the Trees and Matt Hires. Tickets cost $30 in advance, $32 the day of the show, and are available through ... More >>
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