Florida International University

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2014

    FIU Charged Thousands in Hidden Tuition Fees, Student Claims

    Florida International University is a juggernaut. The school is fast approaching 60,000 students, has two major campuses plus half a dozen satellite locations, and received voter approval last week to expand into 64 acres of Tamiami Park. But not all members of the FIU family are happy. In fact, s ... More >>

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    October 9, 2014
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    June 5, 2014
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    April 3, 2014

    FIU Brewing Science Lab Now Open.draft

    Not very many American universities have the ability to brew fresh beer, but Florida International University does as its brewing science laboratory opened yesterday, according to student home-brewing club B.R E.W FIU. The opening comes two years after the initial announcement, which was shortly af ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2013

    Pi Kappa Alpha Frat Headquarters Suspends FIU Chapter, Slams "Illegal and Illicit Activities"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    4. Lee Brian Schrager of Southern Wine & Spirits

    Lee Brian Schrager is vice president of corporate communications & national events at Southern Wine & Spirits of America Inc. That's a long title, so it's best to just remember him for what made him famous -- creator of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. The event started as a one-day "Florida E ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 18, 2013
  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    FIU Chaplin School's New Home-Brewing Classes

    Read "Microbrewing in Miami."Thirsty for knowledge? Well public education in Miami just became little better after Florida International University started offering classes on how to brew your own beer. The FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management introduces beginner, intermediate an ... More >>

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    July 19, 2012
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    April 6, 2012

    Isiah Thomas Fired by FIU

    Isiah Thomas has been fired from his job as head basketball coach at Florida International University, according to a statement released by the school. The former NBA star and New York Knicks coach brought big hopes with him to the campus but failed to deliver.

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Eat Whipped Cream Off a French Guy at Frost Art Museum's Francophile Exhibit

    ​When most people hear the term "Tour de France," they think of the 2000-mile long international bicycle race. But after witnessing Tour de France/Florida: Contemporary Artists from France in Florida's Private Collections at Florida International University's Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    FIU Students Speak Up! Top Five Places to Chow Down

    ​Short Order has friends in all the right places. Florida International University won this year's Best of Miami's Best Food Court, and now we're asking its students tell us where their favorite food spots are.The categories are as follows: Best Hangout Spot, Hookah & Hookup, Drunk Munchies, I ... More >>

  • News

    September 29, 2011
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    March 17, 2011
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    February 24, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Dialed In: Last Week's Top Ten From FIU Radio Station "Radiate"

    Dialed In is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the top-ten lists on South Florida's campus radio stations. Click here to view the top tracks from previous weeks.Dialed In for the week of November 1-7Florida International University- WRGP 88.1 FM & 95.3 FM, "Radiate"Radiate 95.3 FM transmits ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2009

    Isiah Thomas Promises A Scrappy Team For FIU Fans

    via Wikimedia Commons​Shortly before 7:30 p.m. last night, a sparse crowd gathered outside the entrance to the freshly renovated $5 million U.S. Century Bank Arena at Florida International University's south campus.A bald man with a goatee wearing a navy blue FIU t-shirt talking to three other Gol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2009

    Dialed In: Last Week's Top Ten From FIU Radio

    Dialed In is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the top-ten lists on South Florida's campus radio stations. Click here to view the top tracks from previous weeks. The Texans and New Yorkers from electro-pop group Neon Indian topped Radiate's chart this week. ​Florida International University- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Dialed In: Top Tens From Local College Radio

    Dialed In is a weekly column on Crossfade tracking the top-ten lists from South Florida's campus radio stations. Click here to view the top tracks from previous weeks.Top Ten Albums for June 15-19.via's new album, Red, made WVUM's top ten this week.University of Miami- W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    Isiah Thomas Already Acting Like a Bit of a Dick

    Just a couple of weeks into his new gig as Florida International University basketball coach, Isiah Thomas is already beginning to exhibit his world-famous people-person charm.High school forward and Jacksonville native Chris Rozier had been offered a b-ball scholarship to FIU before Thomas got ther ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 19, 2009
  • Dining

    February 21, 2008

    Wine and Food Fest Pops the Cork

    SoBe’s culinary extravaganza gets under way.

  • Music

    October 19, 2006
  • Culture

    October 12, 2006

    Stage Capsules

    Current shows

  • Calendar

    June 1, 2006

    Dancers in the Dark

    And so is the audience

  • Calendar

    November 10, 2005
  • News

    August 11, 2005

    What's That Cop Doing in Our Huddle?

    When campus police tangle with football players at FIU, you can expect a punt

  • Culture

    July 28, 2005
  • News

    July 14, 2005

    Letters from the Issue of July 14, 2005

    Dying newspapers, ATV defenders, and tough-talking college deans

  • News

    June 9, 2005

    Newsroom or Classroom?

    Old newspaper pros quit the FIU journalism school as academicians run the show

  • News

    March 17, 2005

    Cartoon Swoon

    For young devotees of Japanese anime, simply watching isn't enough -- they want to become the characters

  • Culture

    July 15, 2004
  • News

    April 8, 2004

    Ass Good As It Gets

    Art in the buff gets buffed; Christian Family Coalition seeks emergency donations

  • Calendar

    October 23, 2003

    People Power

    Assuring rights for immigrants

  • Culture

    November 28, 2002

    Making the Grade

    How well are Miami's art schools keeping up with the scene? Ask them.

  • News

    November 21, 2002

    FIU, too! All right?

    Why Mitch Maidique and Armando Codina hate Amendment 11

  • News

    December 20, 2001

    The Art of the Done Deal

    As the FIU student gallery makes way for a retail store, some students are seeing red

  • News

    August 17, 2000

    Revenge of the Penny Tax

    FIU and MDCC foundations draw new scrutiny from state investigators

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    March 16, 2000


    Shakey's out, Penelian peccadillo, and shafted lumber labor

  • Music

    March 2, 2000

    The Incredible Shrinking Roster

    Sidebar to A Shakey Machine

  • News

    March 2, 2000

    A Shakey Machine

    FIU hoops coach Shakey Rodriguez has surrounded himself with coaches and players with bad raps and worse reps -- and it's a losing combination

  • News

    July 22, 1999

    Standing Pat

    The school board may vote to name a school after a powerful union boss. That's politics, baby.

  • News

    June 24, 1999

    Three Strikes and It's Out

    Florida International University goes to bat for Little Havana's Casa del Bisbol Cubano

  • News

    October 22, 1998

    Miami Voice

    A new report confirms that Radio Mart' has become a mecca of shoddy reporting

  • Culture

    May 15, 1997
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    November 28, 1996
  • News

    July 20, 1995

    Building Block

    The state Board of Regents isn't standing between FIU and an accredited architecture school - Mitch Maidique is.

  • News

    August 3, 1994

    That's the Way the Check Bounces

    Thanks to executive order 12922, some Haitian students face the prospect of being kicked out of local colleges for failure to pay tuition

  • News

    June 29, 1994

    Independent Muddy

    Nick Carter led a group of FIU students on a trek into the Amazon rain forest. Now some of them say he's all wet.

  • News

    November 27, 1991


    FIU's first gay-rights group finds disciples of Anita Bryant alive and well on campus

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