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FIU Ukrainian student sheds light on the ongoing war

“We don’t have a place to live anymore, there is nothing left in our apartment building, literally nothing left.”

Ukrainian student in Miami has a “heavy guilt feeling”

Growing up in Ukraine shaped FIU International Business student Maksym Kazimir. He grew up in a time when Ukraine was a newly...

FIU student turned to marathon running during the pandemic

In 2020, with the world in the throes of the pandemic, Arnaldo Morales was one of many athletes looking for ways to...

FIU student goes from homelessness to working for the U.S. House...

Luis Moros left Venezuela for Miami with his mom when he was only 14 years old, then rotated among homeless shelters. It...

Lazaro Talavera: basketball trainer and content creator extraordinaire

Having just recently passed 11,500 followers on Instagram, Lazaro Talavera can be forgiven for being a bit reflective. The...

A video-game collector’s beginning

In two days recently, Carlos Mendoza traveled over 500 miles from Miami to Orlando and back. Why? To buy video games for obsolete systems...

FIU student Gustavo Ortega doubles as rising Latin artist

At 11 years old, Gustavo Ortega rushed from school to his family’s home in Valencia, Venezuela to recreate songs he’d watch on MTV. He...

Five years later, a Pulse Nightclub victim’s family still suffers (includes...

Jerald Arthur Wright was an innovator, a dreamer, a mayor of the block who was always careful in listening to the needs of others....

FIU student wins seat in Hallandale Beach

Candidates and supporters gathered at the Flashback Diner in Hallandale Beach to celebrate the election of a woman yet to finish her college degree. “I...