Volume 47, Number 8 - December 1, 2009

TOP STORY

Club requirements questioned by faculty and students

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.


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     Warren Magobet, a former drug addict, was awarded the 2009 First-Year Academic and College Life Experience (F.A.C.E).

  • Picture of boook fair

    Thousands of "fair goers" gathered in the streets of downtown Miami to indulge in the wide variety of literature during the Miami Book Fair International.

  • Sergio N. Candido Falcon Times staff writer Sergio N. Candido proofreads one of his stories.
  • Metropolis Poster

    Wolfson Campus student newspaper the Metropolis.

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HIGHLIGHTS

From drug addict to scholar

From drug addict to scholar

Warren Magobet sits in a chair, staring at the floor. His hands are shaking. The scene, in many ways, is symbolic of a life full of shaky moments.

Shultz wins "Professor of the Year" award

Shultz wins "Professor of the Year" award

Dr. Sandra Schultz, a professor in the health and wellness department at Miami Dade College’s North Campus, has been tabbed the 2009 Florida Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.

Book Fair frenzy

Book Fair frenzy

The Miami Book Fair International attracted readers and writers of all kind to the three-day street fair from Nov. 13-15.

Credit card law could affect students

Credit card law could affect students

The act, scheduled to start in February of 2010, restricts advertising of credit cards on college campuses and adds limitations to students- particularly those between the ages of 18 and 21- when applying for credit cards.



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