• Community in Crisis?

    According to a recent Associated Press article, Miami ranked last in a 50 city survey on volunteering. For an idealist like me, the news was depressing to say the least. I firmly believe in the concept of unlimited human potential and the strength of community, but ultimately, it is not my belief that is important.…

  • ¿Comunidad en Crisis?

    De acuerdo con un reciente articulo de la Associated Press, Miami esta posicionada en último lugar en una encuesta que evalúa el voluntariado en 50 ciudades. Como mínimo comentario, para una idealista como yo, esta noticia es deprimente. Yo creo firmemente en el concepto del ilimitado potencial humano y la fortaleza de la comunidad, pero…

  • $5 Tickets! Now That’s Culture Shock!

    For about the same price as a blockbuster video you can enjoy a life changing experience in theater, dance, music, or art. The Miami cultural scene offers dozens of events every week. These inspiring cultural activities will enrich your personal life while enhancing critical thinking skills, language skills, and cooperative learning skills. Students between the…

  • Tickets de entrada por $5! Eso si que es un Choque Cultural!

    Por casi el mismo precio que un video de blockbuster usted puede disfrutar de una experiencia de teatro, danza, música o arte que puede cambiar su vida. La vida cultural del escenario Miamense ofrece docenas de eventos todos los días. Estas inspiradoras actividades culturales enriquecerán su vida personal a la vez que mejorarán sus habilidades…

  • Student ID Number vs. Social Security Number

    In a modern world full of digital passwords, our brains are crammed full of usernames and identification codes. After finally learning your nine digit social security number, why should you have to learn a new number after entering college? The answer is simple—it’s the best way to protect your identity. According to the AARP, 10…

  • Independence Rocks!

    According to the 2004 census, the voting rate among young voters was almost 30% lower than older voters (47% vs 74%). The difference lies in voter registration: While 79 percent of citizens 55 years and older were registered to vote in 2004, [only] 58 percent of the younger citizens were. (http://www.census.gov/prod/2006pubs/p20-556.pdf) This year, Florida National…

  • Governed By Consent

    On July 4th, 1776, the Continental Congress unanimously voted to adopt The Declaration of Independence. In the hearts and minds of modern Americans, this is a profound moment in our national history. It did not occur in a vacuum, however. Although, we celebrate the adoption of this historic document, the first Continental Congress actually declared…

  • FNU is ready to Rock!

    –Rock the Vote, that is. No matter who wins the 2008 Presidential election, it will be a historic campaign. But why be a mere witness to history when you can be a participant? The Office of Student Services is gearing up for our voter registration campaign. We recently received a voter registration application for each…

  • ¡FNU esta listo para el Rock!

    –Rock the Vote, eso es! No importa quien gane la elección Presidencial de 2008, ésta será un campaña histórica. Pero, por que ser solo un espectador cuando usted puede ser un protagonista? La Oficina de Servicios Estudiantiles esta engranando una campaña de registro para votar. Recientemente recibimos formas de registro para votar para cada uno…

  • Free Community Event: Coral Gables Opera Presents

    Originally denounced as “immoral” and “superficial,” the opera Carmen first opened in Paris in 1875 and has since become one of the most popular Operas in the world.  Set in Seville, Spain (c. 1830), Carmen is a beautiful Gypsy, murdered by a jilted lover. The opera Faust also opened to a cool Parisian reception in…