Volume 47, Number 12 - February 16, 2010

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Editor's Note

The Falcon Times will now begin reporting news stories from the Carrie P. Meek Entrepreneurial Center.

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Ex-President of Poland speaks on communism

Lech Walesa, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning former president of Poland, addressed an audience of about 400 people concerning the future of Cuba.

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.

School of Justice under new leadership

This semester, Hector Garcia will take the post of director for the School of Justice, replacing former director, Ron Grimming, who recently moved to California.

Textbook exchange program delayed

Julian Hernandez, 19, has eagerly awaited the start of the Student Access Via Exchange program since fall term of 2009.

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Woman commits suicide at Wolfson Campus

A 53-year-old Miami woman jumped to her death from the fifth floor of building one at Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Campus on Feb. 2, according to City of Miami Police officials.

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