The evening was sliding toward midnight, but the students were still hanging out. It was February 9, 2013, and the five members of Florida International University's Muslim Student Association had finished their evening prayers in the room they used daily at the Graham Center, the student union on t ... More >>
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 >>
Alex IzaguirreUncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. In this special edition, Luke -- who is a candidate for Miami-Dade mayor -- has a few words for Florida International Uni ... More >>
Does the Golden Panther Speake Spanish Only?UPDATE: Univision says candidates invited to its forum were invited based on the amount of money they've raised for their campaigns and not because of their Cubaness. You'd expect a state-run university in Cuba to exclude candidates from participating i ... More >>
The school sure doesn't like its "people who produce."
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 >>
LocalYet another publication takes a crack at understanding the reaction to President Obama's changes in Cuba policy amongst Cuban Americans in Miami. This time it's the Washington Post, and they find, quite poetically, that the hard lines have softened. I think honestly though, the pieces on the ma ... More >>
Florida International University got a new president this weekend: Chancellor Mark Rosenberg. And guess what? He'll make a lot more than the last guy, Mitch Maidique. At $680,000 per year, he'll garner in excess of what you or President Obama or the heads of many multinational corporations and f ... More >>