• Thanksgiving Lessons

    What are you grateful for? “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” ~John Fitzgerald Kennedy “Here,” Nataly handed me a piece of paper shaped like a long feather, “write down something you’re grateful for and we will put it … Continued

  • The Act of Thankful Giving

    “Thanksgiving, after all, is a word of action.” ~W.J. Cameron There is an underground movement brewing in Florida National University. It’s very subtle. Students gathering, asking, “What can I do to make a difference?” Community service is not a graduation requirement here. With a student body primarily made up of non-traditional students, it was always … Continued

  • Get With the Program

    “In the last analysis, our only freedom is the freedom to discipline ourselves.” ~ Bernard Baruch Discipline: it sounds like such a harsh word, such a restrictive word—at least to a creative individual like me. It sounds like I’m about to be punished. I like words like imagination, transformation and manifestation—words that seem almost mystical. … Continued

  • Campus Voices

    I’m proud to announce a new ally in the FNU blogosphere: “aperpetualstudent”. In an effort to keep our blog content fresh, innovative, and relevant to our students, a fellow blogger (and FNU student) will be contributing to the FNU Student Services blog.  Our new blogger looks forward to your questions and comments, so stay tuned (i.e. … Continued

  • Número de Identidad Estudiantil vs. Número de Seguridad Social

    En este mundo moderno lleno de contraseñas digitales, nuestros cerebros están congestionados con los diversos nombres de usuarios y códigos de identificación. Cuando finalmente aprendemos nuestros nueve dígitos del número de seguridad social, por qué tenemos que aprender un nuevo número al entrar al College? La respuesta es simple – es la mejor forma de … Continued

  • Independence Rocks! Recap

    Thanks to the help of our co-sponsors and hard working volunteers, Independence Rocks! was a big success. With representatives from both the Democratic and Republican parties (and donations from both Burger King and McDonalds) it was truly a non-partisan event. Not only did Florida National University give away $1500 worth of free food to our … Continued

  • Independence Rocks! Recapitulando…

    Gracias a la ayuda de nuestros co-patrocinantes y a la de dedicados trabajadores voluntarios, Independence Rocks! fue un gran éxito. Con la presencia de representantes de ambos partidos, Demócrata y Republicano ( y donaciones también de ambos competidores Burger King y Mc Donalds) este fue verdaderamente un evento sin tendencias partidistas. Adicional a ello Florida … Continued

  • Contest Update!

    Ten suggestions have already been submitted in the ‘Name our Newspaper’ contest: The FNU Tabloid                      Pepe’s Herald The FNU Times                        The FNU Herald The Hialeah Herald                  Wise Eyes The Shocker                            Gosipia Readalicious                            Spintagazine Can you do better? If you can, you could win a $25 gift certificate. Contest open to all active students of FNU. Deadline July … Continued

  • Name our Newspaper and Win $25 Gift Certificate

    If you have a great name for our new newspaper, visit the Office of Student Services before July 21, 2008 to fill out an entry form. The winning name will be chosen by committee and announced on July 31, 2008. The winner will receive a $25 gift certificate which can be redeem at any of … Continued