Subject:

Eduardo Padron

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    October 21, 2011

    FIU Applicant Sues State of Florida Over Immigration Issue

    via gopanthersrentals.com​FIU 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 >>

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    October 5, 2011

    Shakira Is Now an Obama Administration Appointee

    ​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 >>

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    November 14, 2010

    George W. Bush At The Miami Book Fair: The Live Blog

    ​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 >>

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    October 15, 2009

    Michelle Obama Continues Her Harsh Criticism of Barack's Dance Moves in Miami

    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 >>

  • News

    April 3, 2008

    Scarface in Miami

    Twenty-five years ago this month, the gangster epic caused a local stir.

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    November 9, 2006

    Beach Reads

    Big names? Big Deal. An alternative take on the Book Fair.

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    July 15, 2004

    Down in Flames

    Miami's business leaders vowed to yank MIA from the clutches of politicians, but the politicians yanked back

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    May 6, 2004

    Junk Bonds

    Giant bronze dolphins and Miccosukees in the golf zone

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    April 29, 2004

    Density Turns on the Radio

    WLRN grovels; school board makes vote count

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    March 25, 2004

    Meet Mr. Arza

    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

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    February 12, 2004

    Scene Stealer

    Despite uneven film quality, this year's festival was an unqualified success

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    November 6, 2003

    In Search of the Great Miami Novel

    Surely there's more to local literature than crime and exile

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    January 31, 2002
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    December 20, 2001

    Letters from the Issue of December 20, 2001

    The Sunny Side of the Bleat: C'mon, guys, put on a happy face!

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    December 20, 2001

    Just the Stacks, Ma'am

    Did New Times get caught in Eduardo Padron's dragnet?

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    December 13, 2001

    Letters from the Issue of December 13, 2001

    Top Cop Talks Shop: Yes, we've emerged from the dark ages, but can't we just skip over that part?

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    December 6, 2001

    Fear and Loathing in la Escuela

    President Eduardo Padron has instituted an impressive program of intimidation at Miami-Dade Community College

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    April 19, 2001

    You Are Cordially Invited

    So you weren't among those lucky few who dined with the king and queen? Consider it a compliment.

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    February 1, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of February 1, 2001

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    January 25, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of January 25, 2001

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    January 18, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of January 18, 2001

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    January 11, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of January 11, 2001

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    January 4, 2001

    Power Play

    A drama featuring MDCC president Eduardo Padron in the role of backstabbing Brutus. Or is it tyrannical Caesar?

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    August 17, 2000

    Revenge of the Penny Tax

    FIU and MDCC foundations draw new scrutiny from state investigators

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    January 20, 2000

    Riptide

    Castigating Couch, heralding SAVE Dade, and foot dragging on the River

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    November 25, 1999

    How to Succeed in Education Without Really Studying, Part 2

    The high and mighty rushed to the aid of dubiously degreed schools superintendent Roger Cuevas

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    January 21, 1999
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    December 10, 1998

    Rich Thug, Poor Thug

    How gangs overran a school in an affluent neighborhood. And how administrators reclaimed it.

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    June 4, 1998
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    May 21, 1998
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    May 7, 1998

    Schoolyard Bully

    Metro-Dade Community College president Eduardo Padron has won a reputation as a take-charge leader -- and an intellectual thug

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    April 10, 1997

    Images of Exile

    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.

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    September 19, 1996

    The Old School of Power

    He has been enormously influential for 34 years, yet Pat Tornillo -- politically astute leader of Dade's teachers' union -- remains a mystery to most

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