Top Story: Center will offer students a quick dip, starting this fall - After six years and $6.8 million, the North Campus is getting a renovated aquatic center this fall.
Top Story: Turning the tassel - More than 10,000 MDC students participated in seven separate graduation ceremonies this past May.
Top Story: Pool slated for summer 2010 reopening - North Campus students may want to start buying new swim wear, not to hit the beach, but to take a dive into the newly-renovated aquatic center, expected to open this summer.
Top Story: Faculty is slowed by computer performance - Several faculty members say outdated computers in the classroom are hindering their ability to present material, infringing on their class time.
Top Story: Showbiz veteran shares experience - Mario Beguiristain taught Al Pacino how to be Cuban; made some missions quite “impossible” and helped give Telemundo its name.
Top Story: Financial aid system poses setbacks for students - Perla Muller was excited when she received a financial aid award of nearly $2,000 last fall. She had no idea what lay ahead.
Top Story: College passes ID initiative - Miami Dade College’s North Campus will implement a new regulation requiring students to display college-issued identification at all times.
Top Story: Walking for a dream - Four, current or former, MDC students are participating in a four-month walk from Miami to Washington D.C. protesting what they believe is the Obama administration’s non-action on issues concerning legislation granting legal status to undocumented immigrants.
Top Story: From dropout to SGA president - At first glance, Juliette Llado strikes you as an average 18-year-old college student. But her story is far from a fairy tale.
Top Story: Club requirements questioned by faculty and students - The North Campus is home to 30 student organizations; however, faculty and students say that several active clubs have been hindered by the long list of requirements set by the Student Life department.
Top Story: CSI: Miami Dade College - Move over CSI: Miami; CSI: Miami Dade College could be the next hot thing.
Top Story: Alumnus launches swapping site - On Oct. 31, Lance McGibbon, now an economics student at Columbia University, launched a book-swapping network that he believes is poised to revolutionize the way students get their college textbooks.
Top Story: Michelle Obama Visits Wolfson Campus - First lady Michelle Obama arrived at Miami’s Freedom Tower on Oct. 15 to speak to more than 500 people about community involvement in education.
Top Story: Working Out the Kinks - With more than 50 exercise machines, seven television sets and a powerful stereo system, the Health & Wellness Center at the North Campus is as good as any expensive health club.
Top Story: Fidel Castro in Miami - Fidel Castro is attending Miami Dade College North Campus this semester. He goes to class on Tuesday and Thursday mornings and has even visited the newsroom to inquire about the student newspaper.
Top Story: Stripping Away the Stigma - Arts and philosophy professor Karen Stewart has previously been unsuccessful in her attempts to offer history of dance courses at Miami Dade College’s North Campus because of student apathy toward the classes.
Top Story: Public Safety Gears Up For New Year - The Public Safety Department at Miami Dade College’s North Campus strives to ensure a safe environment for all students, faculty and staff.