balancing family and career

Can women have it all?

Contributing writer Constanza Gallardo is concerned about society’s expectations of the modern-day woman and feels that there is an overwhelming pressure to balance all aspects of a woman’s life.

Panthers shutout in weekend trip to Arizona

FIU traveled across the country to Tucson, Ariz., to take part in the Loews Ventana Canyon Cats Classic and face two Pac 12 squads in Arizona and Arizona State. Never having faced these teams proved costly as FIU came away with two losses after not scoring a single goal all weekend.

Dominique Ferguson grows on and off the court

Head Coach Isiah Thomas has reiterated that he believes in running his offense through the forwards and centers. “We’ve gone out and recruited size,” Thomas said. “Even though our size are freshman and sophomores, we still want to play inside-out.”

One of his big men who has made an impact since entering the program has been sophomore Dominique Ferguson. At 6-foot-9, Ferguson possesses the ideal size, strength and quickness as a forward.

Negligent gun laws a factor in Ariz. shooting

The complexities of the Tucson, Ariz. massacre committed by Jared Loughner in an attempt to assassinate Representative Gabrielle Giffords has created a plethora of debates… However, the factual point that transcends speculation and intellectual debate is this: it is not a mere tragic coincidence that a massacre that left six people dead and 13 others wounded was in a state that has careless and negligent gun laws.