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Aquarius Reef Base (Source: CBS4)

Cousteau’s Mission In Underwater Keys Lab Set To Start June 1st

After being delayed due to the October partial government shutdown, the grandson of ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau is once again preparing to spend 31 days at an underwater research laboratory in the Florida Keys.

04/14/2014

Buddhist Monks Create Sand Mandala At FIU (Source: CBS4)

Buddhist Monks Create Sand Mandala At FIU

Tibetan Buddhist monks took millions of grains of sand and constructed a mandala at a South Florida university.

04/04/2014

(Source: FIU)

FIU To Honor Best-Selling Author On Thursday

Florida International University will honor best-selling author Amy Tan with the Lawrence Sanders Award for Fiction on Thursday.

CBS Miami–04/03/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Pelosi Talks Immigration Reform At FIU

House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi joined Miami Congressman Joe Garcia Friday to talk about immigration reform.

03/21/2014

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Fla. Students Assist ‘Obamacare’ Enrollment

Local college students are taking it upon themselves to help people sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare.”

03/21/2014

Venezuelans in South Florida formed a human chain to show their solidarity with protesters back in their home country. (Source: CBS4)

Venezuelans In S.Fla. Form Human Chain To Show Solidarity

Venezuelans in South Florida formed a human chain on Saturday to show solidarity with those protesting in Venezuela.

03/08/2014

March 7. 2014: Students held a rally to protest violence in Venezuela.  Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Congressman Mario Diaz Balart were among the speakers. (Source: Walter Makaula, CBS4)

South Florida Political Leaders Attend FIU Venezuela Rally

Students at Florida International University rallied for peace in Venezuela Friday with the help of a few members of Congress.

CBS4–03/07/2014

(Source: FIU)

FIU Snaps Skid, Rolls Past Tulane 73-47

Rakeem Buckles and Tymell Murphy combined to score 39 points as Florida International played its final home game of the season and snapped a four-game losing streak by shooting down Tulane, 73-47 Sunday.

03/02/2014

Smart Pills (Source: CBS4)

“Study Drugs” Dangers On The Rise At Florida Schools

The desire for success has driven some college students to the hospital. Many of them have taken prescription drugs to get better grades. They are referred to as “study drugs” and are easy to get and easy to abuse.

CBS4–02/25/2014

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Tulsa Gets Past FIU 77-65

Shaquille Harrison scored 17 points and Tulsa used a big second half to take down Florida International 77-65 on Saturday.

02/22/2014

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