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How University of Miami Students Are Combatting the Florida Education System One Project at a Time

Layla Haidrani | Posted 12.07.2013 | Miami
Layla Haidrani

As Senator Dwight Bullard effectively highlighted in a visit to University of Monday this week: 'we are putting a band aid to a larger problem; why are we applying that principle to education?'

How The Food Stamp Bill Could SERIOUSLY Impact Floridians

Posted 09.20.2013 | Miami

Thursday the House of Representatives voted to cut $40 billion in food stamps over the next 10 years, a move particularly worrisome in Florida where 1...

The Dark, Sad Side Of Florida's New Job Numbers

The Tampa Tribune | KEVIN WIATROWSKI | Posted 05.24.2013 | Miami

TAMPA -- The number of Floridians using food stamps reached a historic peak in January, when nearly one-fifth of the state's 19 million people relied ...

Janie Campbell

'Disgust': State Pulls Funded Programs For Poor Families

HuffingtonPost.com | Janie Campbell | Posted 07.31.2014 | Miami

It was a no-brainer. With approximately 1 in 6 residents on food stamps -- increasingly, children -- Florida is struggling with a deep-rooted pove...