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Mariana Vargas

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Mariana Vargas is a senior at FIU majoring in journalism. She was born in Bogota, Colombia but grew up in Miami. Her passion for writing led her to journalism. She strives to write stories that bring awareness to special causes and inspire others. She hopes to one day travel the world, writing stories of the different people she encounters.

A century of women’s suffrage: just a reminder of what needs to be done

Susan B. Anthony, Alice Paul, Ida B. Wells, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucy Stone - these are just a few of the women who...

Delivery business booms with coronavirus pandemic

In South Florida hurricane-warning-like fashion, people across the country are racing to stores and buying any available antibacterial product they can find. Hand soaps,...

As Chinese restaurants suffer losses, supermarket business remains brisk

An hour’s subway ride from Manhattan is the Bensonhurst neighborhood of south Brooklyn, home to a growing Chinese community. Under the Bay Parkway station,...

Lack of female CEOs prompts women entrepreneurs to aim higher

In 2019, the number of female CEOs on the Fortune 500 list hit a new record, with 33 of the country’s highest-grossing firms being...
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“Rise and Roar” campaign unites the two New York City women’s marches

After last year's divisive split, the Women’s March Alliance and the Women’s March NYC reconciled for the fourth annual unity rally yesterday. Calling themselves “sister...

Environmental activists protest, get arrested, during holiday season

As the holiday season begins, South Florida environmental organizations are protesting the consumption of animal products and the burning of fossil fuels, as well...

Fast food in Aventura? Better look elsewhere

Do you live in Aventura and want a quick late night meal? You'll have to head to North Miami or Hallandale Beach. Aventura may be...

Aventura explores idea of artificial turf

A plan to remove natural grass from Aventura parks and replacing it with artificial turf is meeting with resistance from residents. The proposed locations are...

North Miami special needs kids operate secondhand store

Eight years ago, special education teacher Veronica Martin saw a need for low-cost clothes and other items for students and others in the North...