via gopanthersrentals.comFIU boasts that its student body "reflects the vibrant diversity of South Florida." But students like Wendy Ruiz need not apply.Ruiz, an honor student at Miami Dade College, tried to fill out the online application last year but got stuck on a question about her parents, ... More >>
I never really knew that she could serve on presidential advisory boards like this. She makes Obama wants to speak Spanish. Como se llama? Bonita! Mi Casa Blanca es tu Casa Blanca!In a hip-shaking move surely aimed to help his Hispanic outreach efforts, Barack Obama has appointed i ... More >>
Dubya is in Miami! To be more exact, he's downtown at the Miami Book Fair International, shilling his new memoir, Flapjacks: My Favorite Breakfast Treat. No, that's not right. Decision Points! It's all about the Decider's finest moments of deciding, apparently.Riptide is here, too, to bring you t ... More >>
Last time Michelle Obama was in Miami she made her husband dance for the world as she mocked him. Well, not directly, but she had gone on Ellen earlier in the month to make fun of Barack's dance moves, and then in a live link with Ellen from his Miami rally Mr. Obama continued his campaign of ... More >>
Twenty-five years ago this month, the gangster epic caused a local stir.
Big names? Big Deal. An alternative take on the Book Fair.
Miami's business leaders vowed to yank MIA from the clutches of politicians, but the politicians yanked back
Giant bronze dolphins and Miccosukees in the golf zone
WLRN grovels; school board makes vote count
In four short years, state Rep. Ralph Arza has gone from schoolteacher to powerful politician, and now he's about to take control of public education in Miami
Despite uneven film quality, this year's festival was an unqualified success
Surely there's more to local literature than crime and exile
The Sunny Side of the Bleat: C'mon, guys, put on a happy face!
Did New Times get caught in Eduardo Padron's dragnet?
Top Cop Talks Shop: Yes, we've emerged from the dark ages, but can't we just skip over that part?
President Eduardo Padron has instituted an impressive program of intimidation at Miami-Dade Community College
So you weren't among those lucky few who dined with the king and queen? Consider it a compliment.
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A drama featuring MDCC president Eduardo Padron in the role of backstabbing Brutus. Or is it tyrannical Caesar?
FIU and MDCC foundations draw new scrutiny from state investigators
Castigating Couch, heralding SAVE Dade, and foot dragging on the River
The high and mighty rushed to the aid of dubiously degreed schools superintendent Roger Cuevas
How gangs overran a school in an affluent neighborhood. And how administrators reclaimed it.
Metro-Dade Community College president Eduardo Padron has won a reputation as a take-charge leader -- and an intellectual thug
No money. No filmmaking experience. No hope for commercial success. Minor details didn't stop Joe Cardona and Alex Anton from exploring their Cuban heritage.
He has been enormously influential for 34 years, yet Pat Tornillo -- politically astute leader of Dade's teachers' union -- remains a mystery to most