Peat Collapse in the Everglades

This is my feature for my radio storytelling class at WLRN. I reported about saltwater intrusion in the Everglades due to sea level rise and scientists' new research to combat it. **SCRIPT BELOW** HOST INTRO Sea level rise is a serious concern and Florida is already seeing its effects. The South Florida Water Management District, … Continue reading Peat Collapse in the Everglades

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Mobile Mammography Unit

https://soundcloud.com/arlaeyes/mai-wrap-final This is a 90-second wrap about a new mobile 3D mammography van in Miami for my radio storytelling class at WLRN. *SCRIPT BELOW* _____________________ HOST LEDE October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and several programs are educating women on breast health. Mammograms have been the key to early detection and saving lives. But … Continue reading Mobile Mammography Unit

Community Redevelopment in Overtown

https://soundcloud.com/arlaeyes/cra-wrap This is a 90-second wrap about a redevelopment project in Overtown, Miami for my radio storytelling class at WLRN. *SCRIPT BELOW* ________________ HOST LEDE After a long dispute between Miami-Dade County and the Southeast Overtown/Park West Community Redevelopment Agency, or CRA, over funds for a redevelopment project in Overtown, the two have finally decided … Continue reading Community Redevelopment in Overtown

BBC housing left to Board of Governors

Construction on the new residence halls at the Biscayne Bay Campus has halted, leaving students without on-campus housing until summer 2016. In an email with Maydel Santana-Bravo, director of the FIU Office of Media Relations, she said beginning construction is expected in early 2015 and its completion in July 2016. She said construction was not … Continue reading BBC housing left to Board of Governors

Banned Books Week returns, reminds students of their freedoms

There is a bookshelf in the hall of the library stocked with classic novels wrapped in chains, and written in red letters on pages are the words “Forbidden” and “Banned.” The display on the first floor of the Glenn Hubert Library is for Banned Books Week, an annual event honoring classic works of literature that … Continue reading Banned Books Week returns, reminds students of their freedoms

CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON TRANSIT VILLAGE

MIAMI — Two landmark Liberty City businesses will have the opportunity to rent space in a redevelopment project at the same price they paid in buildings located on the same site. Greene Dreams Shoe Repair was forced out of its Miami-Dade County-owned building at Northwest Seventh Avenue and Northwest 62nd Street after the county deemed … Continue reading CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON TRANSIT VILLAGE