Two Miami-based arts organizations recently united to present "Club Jewel Box: A Night of Queer Cinema and Performance," a one-night art installation celebrating Miami's queer culture. The event, held on April 13 inside The Jewel Box on the National YoungArts Foundation campus near Wynwood, celebrated art that pushed the boundaries of homosexuality and eroticism with six avant-garde films and accompanying performances.
Lauren Lovejoy had spent over a year bedridden, under the care of her parents. She'd seen more than 60 medical practitioners who'd diagnosed her with psychosomatic issues or generalized anxiety. Some said she wasn't sick at all. None had been able to diagnose her with what she really had: Lyme disease.
One year after Amendment 2 went into action, permitting the use of medical marijuana for qualifying patients, and Floridians are still having to jump through hoops to get medical marijuana. The law, which was voted on in November 2016, became effective in January 2017.
The Florida Department of Corrections has recently launched the "Scenic Room" project at Dade Correctional Institution. Spokeswoman Ashley Cook said the project is an out-of-cell room, that allows inmates to immerse themselves in a nature-like environment. Inmates participate by request. "Inmates are able to choose
On March 15, a pedestrian bridge by Florida International University collapsed killing six people. One among those was an FIU student. As someone who has attended FIU for 5 years, this tragedy is unbelievable. Our community has truly been shaken by this incident. I first heard the news from a group chat I have with ...
Florida State University has banned all Greek life after a student died at an off-campus frat party. Andrew Coeffy was 20 years old pledging Pi Kappa Phi. On the morning of November 3rd, he was found unresponsive after attending a party the night before. Tallahassee Police officials said there are indicators that alcohol may have ...
Living in Florida, you get the threat of a historic, crushing hurricane at least once a year. We're often told to brace for an environmental apocalypse, just to find ourselves in the midst of a slightly cloudier, rainier and windier day. Everyone makes it all into joke; until it isn't.
Suzanne Koptur is a plant ecologist, conservation biologist and a professor at Florida International University. She studies the breeding systems of captive Milkweed Vines to better understand how they reproduce with one another. She self-pollinates them in the on-campus greenhouse. She strives to make people aware of
Casey Finigan is a Fort Lauderdale artist specializing in abstract paintings. This is a bit of her story.
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