Friday, May 20, 2022

Alejandra Marquez Janse

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Alejandra Marquez Janse is a Venezuelan journalism student minoring in political science. She is passionate about understanding policy and informing people on issues that affect them.

Professors, students consider the value of free college tuition (includes interactive media)

The fight for free college tuition isn’t new, and it doesn’t look like it will end soon. The coronavirus pandemic has led some college students...

The year of the (starting) teacher

Lizette Guidi and Jocelyn Nerey, sisters and Miami-Dade teachers, have bittersweet feelings about the new law to raise teacher salaries. They’re happy that teachers are...

The faces behind DACA (includes video stories)

Jessica Perez Castaneda, 30, has lived in the United States for 25 years in a constant state of fear.  About 650,000 young immigrants in the...

Young voters on Miami presidential debate move: “It will help me make up my...

Daniella Sucre is 19 years old. She arrived from Venezuela about five years ago and cares deeply for her adopted country. She was excited...

Supreme Court backs DACA, deals blow to Trump, saves thousands of Miamians

Alexandra Ruiz spent her Thursday morning refreshing the U.S. Supreme Court’s website. She stopped at 10 a.m., after the court had ruled the Trump Administration...

Claudia Matjushin, 20 (Audio story included)

Claudia Matjushin is a 20-year-old Venezuelan living in Spain, which had 135,032 coronavirus cases as of Monday. She saw first-hand how the country turned...

Millennials, Gen Zers struggle with academic changes amid coronavirus (audio story included)

Millennials and Gen Zers are known as the most technologically savvy generations. In fact, one nickname proposed long ago for Generation Z was the...

As Venezuelan twitterstorm rages, some ask if Maduro indictment was a distraction

On Thursday morning, U.S. Attorneys in Miami and New York indicted Venezuela’s former President Nicolas Maduro and 14 of his allies on drug-related charges....

Young people in South Florida explain why they vote – or don’t (audio story...

Young Americans are known as the group that votes the least, especially minorities. Some say it’s not that they lack interest in politics –...

Broward teachers resume fight for a salary increase

Broward County teachers continued their fight for a 5 percent salary raise at a protest in Plantation High School on Tuesday -- but their...