• Blogs

    June 25, 2013

    Mayday's Wrekonize on Solo Debut, War Within: "Written on Some Real-Life Shit"

    Never give up. Never give in. Miami makes champions. Ten years ago, Wrekonize won a series of MTV rap battles for $25,000 and a recording contract with Roc-A-Fella Records. The deal never materialized, and he spent his prize money on DVDs and pizza. But he never stopped working on music. And now ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Paletas and Pirateria

    David SamayoaThe logo at Paleteria La Michoacana in Homestead​"It's a chain," someone told me when I began researching Paleteria La Michoacana for last week's post.However, according to the staff, the Homestead store is independently owned by Jesus Miguel Andrades Fernandez.An online search reveal ... More >>

  • Film

    March 26, 2009

    DreamWorks, In Your Face with Monsters vs. Aliens

    In this latest round of effects vs. storytelling, effects win. Big.

  • Music

    November 25, 2004


    Artist's Choice: Below the Radio Ultra

  • News

    April 8, 2004

    Ass Good As It Gets

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

  • News

    January 22, 2004

    Eye on the Everglades

    As the acknowledged scientific expert on the Glades, Ron Jones brought Florida International University prestige and millions in grants, so naturally the school tried to have him arrested

  • News

    May 8, 2003

    Letters from the Issue of May 8-14,2003

    Art and rabbits and dictators and screwy geniuses

  • News

    November 21, 2002

    FIU, too! All right?

    Why Mitch Maidique and Armando Codina hate Amendment 11

  • News

    August 17, 2000

    Revenge of the Penny Tax

    FIU and MDCC foundations draw new scrutiny from state investigators

  • 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

    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

  • News

    July 22, 1999

    Standing Pat

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

  • Film

    January 30, 1997
  • Music

    January 18, 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

    December 8, 1993

    Crossing the Bar

    When Dade's Chamber of Commerce considered backing FIU instead of FAMU in the fight for a new state law school, they figured it would be a walk in the park