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Florida Minimum Wage Set to Increase for Third Consecutive year

Florida Minimum Wage Set to Increase for Third Consecutive year

Alexander Tabares, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

On Jan. 1, 2020, the minimum wage in Florida is set to increase again. This is the third consecutive year that growth has been experienced, and it may continue as a proposal to increase the minimum wage to fifteen dollars by 2026 to be voted upon next year. An increase in wages is often a heavily...

The Best Miami Sports Moments of the Decade

The Best Miami Sports Moments of the Decade

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer

December 23, 2019

Looking back at all of the Miami sports moments throughout the decade, Miami sports teams have had quite the stretch. The 305 has watched Most Valuable Players (MVPs) suit up to play, legendary dynasties being established and brand new stadiums being created. Not to mention, Miami has seen some of the...

Have Yourself a Merry Little Florida Christmas

Have Yourself a Merry Little Florida Christmas

Amanda Perez, Staff Writer

December 23, 2019

As December rolls in and the holiday season begins to unfold, Floridians might have a bit of a difficulty to find Christmas spirit. With sunny days and weather not passing below the 50's, its hard to feel like it's Christmas time at all. Although this might be true, there are many different types of...

Tropical Storm Gordon: Came Weaker than Expected

Tropical Storm Gordon:  Came Weaker than Expected

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018

Almost a year ago, Hurricane Irma made landfall on the Florida Keys, leaving thousands of Floridians to deal with property damage, a lack of electricity and coastal flooding.  Fear of a similar situation ensued within Florida communities after Tropical Storm Gordon's trajectory was projected towards...

El ecosistema de la Florida: estamos en peligro

El ecosistema de la Florida: estamos en peligro

Daniela Parra Del Riego, Staff Writer

August 19, 2018

La Florida es conocida por sus costas hermosas y la biodiversidad que existe en la península. Hoy en día, la naturaleza de la Florida se ve amenazada a un punto preoccupante por varias razones. Dos amenazas grandes a la naturaleza  en la Florida son la marea roja y la decadencia de los Everglades. E...

A Q/A with Florida’s next governor

A Q/A with Florida’s next governor

Alexander Sutton, highlights contributor

June 5, 2018

Andrew Gillum is coming for you, Florida. The 38-year-old Tallahassee Mayor has announced his candidacy for Governor of Florida, and is one of four candidates running in the Democratic primary, whose elections take place on Aug. 28. Gillum is running on a progressive platform that emphasizes increasing work...

State of Florida Passes New Gun Legislation

State of Florida Passes New Gun Legislation

Pablo Hanono, Staff Writer

March 19, 2018

In the wake of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County, a tsunami of activism and public support for gun reform hit the state of Florida. The state legislative session, which first convened in January, has been dominated by a passionate political debate over gun reform....

Florida Considers a School Safety Bill

Florida Considers a School Safety Bill

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

After the horrific shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14, debates about how to prevent another tragedy similar to it ignited around the nation. Chief among those debates were the topics of gun control, specifically whether or not to increase it, and the possibility...

University of Miami Football: Better Late Than Never

University of Miami Football: Better Late Than Never

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017

After an exciting contest in the Doak Campbell Stadium, fans were cheering, screaming and overwhelmingly happy to see their beloved football team, the University of Miami Hurricanes, as they broke their losing streak against Florida State University. On Saturday, Oct. 7, over seventy-eight thousand football fanatics came together...

Irma Strikes, Sports Heavily Delayed

Irma Strikes, Sports Heavily Delayed

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

As Florda was approached by Hurricane Irma, many of its citizens were scattering to markets and gas stations in order to prepare for the the devastation that was expected to come. Like many other Floridians, multiple athletes had to evacuate from their homes, due to major flooding, destruction, and d...

Florida Gators Tackle New Season

Florida Gators Tackle New Season

Paula Gonzalez, Staff Writer

August 27, 2017

As the season approaches, the University of Florida's Gators are ready to get off to a strong start when they play their first game on Sept. 2. They have high expectations for their season and believe that this year's recruiting class will prove to be a substantial addition to the team. They have a com...

Mother Nature’s Worst Nightmare: Spring Break

Mother Nature’s Worst Nightmare: Spring Break

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

During spring break people all over the nation, especially students, travel to hot party locations where they can partake in memorable spring break festivities. One of the most popular destinations for those people tend to be beaches, especially in Florida, where the water is warm. Sadly, due to the...

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