Christian Gonzalez/ Staff Writer At FIU, students are charged extra for each credit hour taken in excess of the total required for completion of their…
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Christian Gonzalez/ Staff Writer It was my junior year of high school. As I sat in art history class, bored to oblivion, one of my…
James Baldwin’s forlorn disposition said it all: he was one of those unlucky people who had been compelled, by forces much outside themselves, to reconcile their love for mankind with their knowledge of history.
On far too many occasions I’ve written about uncontroversial topics like race relations, Donald Trump, or the civil war in Syria. I think it’s about time that I tackle a truly difficult question: what are the best things to do during spring break?
On Tuesday, Dec. 13, Samantha Power, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, indignantly asked the Security Council “Are you incapable of shame?” Her denunciation of the Syrian government’s atrocities in Aleppo, abetted by Russia and Iran, came entirely without euphemism—and rightly so.
Why is it that Castro’s passing compelled thousands of Miamians to leave their beds at such an ungodly hour of the night to go and share in the collective excitement of the Cuban exile community?
Donald J. Trump’s name can now be placed at the tail end of a list that includes Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The former host of “The Apprentice” will soon feature alongside the Great Emancipator and the vanquisher of fascism. For shame.
On the eve of the election, I am certain of only one thing — Donald Trump cannot be allowed to win the presidency.
Christian Gonzalez/ Staff Writer Legally becoming an adult is a mixed bag of benefits and costs. Perks include the capability to sign contracts under…
On Friday, Sept. 23, Dr. Ivan Havel offered some insightful comments in a lecture he hosted named “Conversations Over the Prison Wall: Intellectual Freedom and the Dawn of Democracy” here at FIU. Ivan Havel, along with his brother Vaclav, were courageous dissidents during the times of communist tyranny and oppression in Czechoslovakia.