Capstone students were challenged to unplug, take a walk and report on “experiencing the experience.” It proved to be harder than it seemed. Silent Memories By Alejandra Chamorro It was 80 degrees outside, the sky was clear and I was mentally preparing myself to walk 20 minutes under the blazing sun. The typical [...]
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By Alejandra Chamorro It was 80 degrees outside, the sky was clear and I was mentally preparing myself to walk 20 minutes under the blazing sun. The typical college student would usually drive to Walgreens, but I do not have that luxury. Unlike them, my form of transportation is either Uber or my own two legs. [...]
By Natasha Rodriguez Technology has become a huge part of our lives. Especially now, we have our cell phones right in the palm of our hands. We spend hours of our day looking at a screen often times forgetting what is around us. We have lost what it feels like to get away from social [...]
By Maria Gil When I set foot into my first journalism class in the Fall of 2015, I only had one thought: I am not going to be a journalist. I am here because my parents persuaded me against getting an English degree. I was going to become a storyteller, not a reporter. I, the [...]
By Natasha Rodriguez The normal clear waters of Florida’s Gulf coast have now become a muddy brown-red color and manatee deaths have taken a heavy toll because of it. As of October, last year, the red tide, or harmful algae bloom, has had a higher-than-ever concentration and is still being tested for in Florida. [...]
By Adrian Nones-Newman and Marlene Fisher Mangroves serve as a buffer between the ocean and land by preventing storm surge, land erosion and providing a critical habitat for marine life. The outcome of hundreds of acres of mangroves being uprooted over the years to accommodate humans has slowly begun to manifest itself. Just last year, [...]
By Gabriel Poblete If elected to office, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum would be Florida’s first black governor. Though this would be a significant moment in the state’s history, what’s gone largely unreported is that the four black members of Congress from Florida are all but assured re-election, with only Rep. Al Lawson facing opposition from [...]
By Gabriel Poblete Yesterday, I went to the National Cathedral for the service for Matthew Shepard. I walked into the National Cathedral and found a seat on the left shoulder, having arrived too late for a center seat. I wasn’t able to see the stage, with one of those gray, immense arches blocking my view. [...]
By Maria Serrano A local non-profit organization in New York City works with kids in the justice system to stop the continuity of behavior that leads them toward a criminal life so early in their lives. Created in 2002, Esperanza was the first city-wide, family-based alternative to an incarceration program that teenagers from years 11 [...]
By Danielle Hernandez and Kayla Pla Rising sea levels, dangers to ocean reefs, plastic pollution, oil drilling and coastal erosion are the most pressing issues for South Floridians. National Aeronautics and Space Administration studies project that by 2100 these threats will become even more severe. According to a media company, Axios Polls, at least 62 percent [...]