criminal law

FIU Law comments on Stand Your Ground course

A Stand-Your-Ground course may be taught at the university’s law school, in light of the new course being offered at FAU that goes over the controversial law involved in the trial of George Zimmerman. students interested in furthering a discussion about Stand Your Ground can attend an upcoming Roundtable Discussion session discussing the Trayvon Martin Verdict, organized by the African & African Diaspora Studies Program on Sept. 13 in GC 150 at MMC.

“Songs for a New World” explores life choices

The triumphs and losses of the human condition are fully explored, through song, in the Department of Theatre’s first production of the fall semester, “Songs For A New World,” directed by Lesley Timlick, head of performance, acting, voice and movement, and originally written by Jason Robert Brown.

Barrett Keene walks across America to raise awareness

Through dirt roads and mountains; through small towns and big cities; through rain, hail, snow and heat, one man is making a nine month, 3, 475 mile trek from Miami to San Francisco in order to raise awareness on the realities facing impoverished communities and orphaned youths.

Pandiani’s “That Rebel That” deals with the affects of love

Alendra and Javier have been together for six years, but now they’ve grown up; how much will they have to compromise to give life to their love?

The question of compromise is at the heart of “That Rebel That,” one of the new productions to debut in Miami Micro Theatre’s September, For Love, which will deal with love and how it affects couples in different ways.

Building a new semester this year

The Paul L. Cejas School of Architecture continues to innovate and prepare students for the future with various events this fall semester.

Theatre will surprise students this fall semester

The University’s Department of Theatre will offer various performances for students to enjoy this semester. It begins with musical “Songs for a New World”, directed by Associate Professor of Theatre & Dance, Lesley Timlick, and continues with Euripides’ “Medea”, directed by Marilyn Skow, chair and artistic director of the Department of Theatre.

Gore Vidal remembered as “courageous” writer

Gore Vidal is known for his outrageous opinions on American life, culture, politics and sex, making him one of the best known writers of his generation, as well as one of the most controversial, passed away on July 31 at the age of 86 in his home in Hollywood Hills, Calif., of complications from pneumonia.

TV/Film acting class offered to broaden curriculum

The transition from theater to television and film for student actors on campus is being made easier with the help of Introduction to Acting/Directing for TV/Film, a class that exposes them to the various differences between the three types of performances.