Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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.

As pet adoptions rise, Chewy is considered an essential business and prospers

With the coronavirus negatively affecting nearly every business in the United States, one online store is seeing financial gains. Chewy, an online retailer of...
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The pandemic and racism can lead to depression and mental illness among African-Americans

As COVID-19 exposes the ways that racial disparities affect health outcomes, African Americans are bearing the brunt of the outbreak in many parts of...

Physical activity brings improved mental health – and stigma

In an effort to limit the spread of the COVID-19, people around the world have been advised to stay indoors and isolate themselves. While...

You can’t go to the beach, but the water sure is clean

Among the misfortunes that the novel coronavirus has caused, such as the disruption of education and a recession, at least one positive result has...

A century of women’s suffrage: 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...