Nicholas Ogle

EcoAcademy teaches the importance of ecosystems

“Pneumatophore,” shouted the enthusiastic camper as he correctly identified a Portuguese Man O’ War. Last week, the young participants of FIU’s ninth annual EcoAcademy learned about ecosystems just steps away from the ocean at the Biscayne Bay Campus in North Miami.

STUDENT GOVERNMENT: President’s absence eases proceedings

Denise Haplin, president of the Student Government Council at the Biscayne Bay Campus, attended the Nov. 4 University-wide meeting via telephone. Calling from what sounded like the center of a Cambodian street market, she was forced to keep her phone on mute throughout most of the meeting, thus making her greatest contribution to the proceedings by not saying anything.