Empowering Youth Through Education

As a first-generation college student, I am keenly aware of the barriers facing many of our youth in today’s society.  I am a political science major because I care about making an impact on the greater society through my initiative and ingenuity. This holiday...

TAKE A CHANCE

How many students my age have blogs that are read in mass? I’m suspecting that not many do, but that’s how wonderful and unique this position is. I have the honor of sharing my first year college experience with people all across the country. I have the...

A distorted view

The Miami Police Beat is the most popular part of the school newspaper. It is essentially a column dedicated to recounting the humiliating stories of students who were caught in the act of intoxication. We all read and laugh along with the column, then we pay no...

It's a game of chess

Where do you see yourself in four years? It’s the question that has never failed to throw me into a state of deep perplexity. It’s the question my high school civics teacher relentlessly hurled at me. It’s the question that most of us put in the deep...

READY…SET…GO!!!

I’m on my own now. After all my college stuff has been moved into my cubicle for a room, after mom cried and dad gave me the speech on responsiblity, I began to write the first chapter in my college experience. The first couple of hours were spent in preparation...