‘Canes fall short of surging Seminoles in Tallahassee
Across all sports, a matchup with Florida State University (FSU) involves high intensity, emotions and drama that make for guaranteed storylines and entertainment. In this matchup, Miami women’s basketball (7-5, 0-1 ACC) made the trek up to Tallahassee, Florida to try and hand the Florida State Seminoles (12-2, 1-0 ACC) their second straight loss. Florida State had gone wire-to-wire with Connecticut, a perennial women’s basketball juggernaut, losing by single digits. UM proceeded to go on a 17-5 scoring run fueled by strong rebounding on the offensive side of the ball to cut the lead to 35-33. The Seminoles went on a devastating 15-5 scoring run to grow their lead to 16 points with four minutes remaining in the game.themiamihurricane.com
Dear FSU, a Miami rejection letter
I’m sure you’ve been made abundantly aware that our neighbors to the north, Florida State University, will be on our turf for a football rivalry game as old as time. Specifically, your personal statement on “the time you won the big game.” Your letter of recommendation from your primary care physician, Dr. Gonearia was beautiful. Thank you again for your interest in the University of Miami and we wish you the best in your future endeavors. Sincerely,University of Miami Admissions TeamV’s Take is the Hurricane’s most controversial and longest-running column. It is a satirical work published bi-weekly by students and for students.themiamihurricane.com
‘Game On’: 2022 Homecoming Week theme announced at Friday’s Hurricane Pep Rally
“Game on” is the Homecoming Executive Committee’s (HEC) message to this year’s homecoming game rivals Florida State University (FSU). It is also the theme of the University of Miami’s traditional homecoming week, taking place Oct. 31 through the Nov. 5 football game against FSU. HEC revealed the theme in their signature “Prep Rally” event on Lakeside Patio midday this past Friday. For multiple first-year students, Friday’s pep rally was their first homecoming tradition. It’s for everyone.”The pep rally concluded with the crowd singing UM’s alma mater, their index fingers raised in the air.themiamihurricane.com
Why did women vote for Hitler? Long-forgotten essays hold some answers
Adolf Hitler surrounded by German supporters in 1937. De Agostini EditorialThe rise of Hitler and the Nazi Party in the 1930s came on the back of votes from millions of ordinary Germans – both men and women. But aside from a few high-profile figures, such as concentration camp guard Irma Grese and “concentration camp murderess” Ilse Koch, little is known about the everyday women who embraced the National Socialist German Workers’ Party, known more commonly as the Nazi Party. What little data wenews.yahoo.com
Miami vs Florida State: A legendary college football rivalry
For decades, the Miami Hurricanes and Florida State Seminoles have had one of the most distinguished rivalries in all of college football. The University of Miami and Florida State University (FSU) began their battle for state supremacy in 1951, when Miami blew out Florida State 35-13. 4 Florida State competed on a field that featured more than 60 future NFL players, 10 of which were first-round draft selections. With 42 seconds left on the clock, Florida State quarterback Danny McManus found Ronald Lewis in the end zone to cut their deficit to one. In 1991, the UM-FSU rivalry reached another peak on a day that lives in eternal infamy for Florida State fans.themiamihurricane.com
Canes dominate rivalry game versus Florida State, continue tearing through ACC competition
In one of the most highly anticipated matches of the season, the Hurricanes dominated cross-state rival Florida State at the Knight Sports Complex Wednesday night. The Seminoles and the Hurricanes exchanged points back and forth early, but a 10-3 run in the first set by Florida State forced Miami into a 15-8 deficit. FSU outside hitter Audrey Koenig then closed the match with a kill and a 27-25 victory for Florida State. In the match finale, Miami overpowered Florida State in a decisive 25-11 set win, posting its second-best hitting percentage of the match with a .325 clip and forcing another eight errors from Florida State’s offense. Miami also continues to excel at defending the ball at the net, combining for 12.5 blocks whereas Florida State only tallied two.themiamihurricane.com
UM drops six spots in national universities ranking, ties FSU at 55
The University of Miami and Florida State University tied at 55 in the US News and World Report’s 2022 ranking of best national universities. Some Florida State graduates now at the University of Miami said they were happy to see their alma mater ranked alongside UM. In the fall of 2020, FSU had an undergraduate enrollment of 32,543 students, while UM had 11,334 undergraduate students. While these factors may have contributed to FSU and UM’s tie, Simon said he ranks UM far above FSU. “I don’t know why anyone else would ever want to go to school anywhere else other than Miami,” Simon said.themiamihurricane.com
Legendary Florida State Coach Bobby Bowden Celebrated For Achievements On And Off The Field
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The memorial service for legendary Florida State University head coach Bobby Bowden was nothing short of a celebration. Generations of football players and coaches joined his family over the weekend to honor a man whose life was dedicated to faith, family and football. The FSU Marching Chiefs played the school’s war chant at the Celebration of Life for Bobby Bowden. Bronze statue of Bobby Bowden by Sandy Proctor on the northwest side of Doak Campbell Stadium on the FSU campus. “When he saw me, he asked, ‘Would you like to play football at Florida State?’” said Billy Allen, who Bowden recruited out of the military.thewestsidegazette.com
FAMU Men’s Golf Selected To Tallahassee NCAA Regional
From Public RelationsThe Florida A&M University (FAMU) men’s golf team was selected a 13th seed in the Tallahassee Regional during Wednesday’s NCAA Regional Selection Show on the Golf Channel. The Rattlers, which won the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Golf Tournament by 19 strokes, earned the conference’s automatic qualifier for the regional. The NCAA Men’s Golf Regional will be held May 17-19 at the Seminole Legacy Club, on the campus of Florida State University (FSU) one one of six hosts. “We are ecstatic that we were selected to play at one of the top courses close to home,” said FAMU head coach Mike Rice. Joining FAMU in the 14-team field is top seed FSU, Georgia, Liberty, Louisiana State University, Georgia Tech, Georgia Southern, Texas Christian University, Indiana, Kansas, University of Southern California, Ohio State, Davidson and Long Island University.thewestsidegazette.com
Samantha Heffernan is poised for next the chapter in her life
Samantha Heffernan always has been one to follow her instincts, even when her plans don’t mesh with those of her family’s. “My father, David Heffernan, played on the University of Miami’s 1983 championship football team, and my mother Colleen was a UM basketball player,” Heffernan said. “So when I announced my intention to attend Florida State University in 2012, not everyone agreed with my decision.”She remembers the only time she saw her father wear a Florida State T-shirt. After graduating from Palmetto Senior High School and Florida State University, Heffernan, 27, spent a summer as a marketing intern at the University of Miami. Heffernan quickly learned the ropes of construction marketing and the preparation of proposals and presentations and other materials.communitynewspapers.com
Former FSU football star says he was called racial slur on Miami flight, almost falsely arrested
Former FSU football star Dontavious Jackson says he was almost arrested on a United flight in Miami after a "racist family" began harassing him and then they said he punched them. MIAMI, Fla. – Former linebacker at Florida State University Dontavious Jackson took to Twitter Wednesday night to tell his followers about an experience that happened on a United Airlines flight in Miami. TMZ was the first to report the story after Jackson posted on his Twitter account: “Was just called a “f------ n-----” on a @united flight! @united flight attendants just let it happen! Ad“The officer told me if it wasn’t for the witnesses I would’ve been taken to jail,” Jackson wrote.
Undermanned and overwhelmed, Hurricanes fall to rival No. 11 Florida State
Less than a week after a season-worst 27-point loss to Georgia Tech, the Miami Hurricanes suffered a nearly equally devastating defeat, this time to in-state rival Florida State. In front of a minute crowd of mostly Florida State parents and families, Miami (7-14, 3-13 ACC) fell 88-71 at the Watsco Center. “We are just worn out, and that was a Florida State team that is talented as any team in the country,” Miami head coach Jim Larrañaga said. Like most games, Isaiah Wong shouldered the majority of the offense for the Hurricanes, scoring 29 points in 33 minutes. “We have struggled from the 3-point line all season long.”The Hurricanes have now dropped eight of their last nine games.themiamihurricane.com
FSU awards 77 honors medallions to graduates in virtual ceremony
Florida State University awarded honors medallions to 77 high-achieving graduates, including six from Miami, during a virtual ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 10. The FSU Honors Program supports the efforts and talents of the university’s most intellectually curious students who have the potential, dedication and drive for creating change. The breakdown of the honors awardees is as follows: 55 graduates, University Honors Program, earned at least 18 Honors points in fulfillment of the FSU honors program requirements; 18 graduates, Honors in the Major program completed an honors thesis in fulfillment of the requirement for the distinction “with Honors” in their major department, and one graduate had Dual Honors, completing both the University Honors Program and the Honors in the Major program. Three graduates, Outstanding Senior Scholar, completed the University Honors Program and the Honors in the Major program and graduated Summa Cum Laude, having a GPA of 3.9 or higher. For more information about the FSU Honors Program, visit honors.fsu.edu.communitynewspapers.com
Danielle Cohen Higgins appointed to Miami-Dade Commission
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Danielle Cohen Higgins was appointed and sworn in as Miami-Dade County’s new commissioner for District 8 on Monday, filling the seat vacated by new mayor Daniella Levine Cava. Cohen Higgins, a civil law attorney, was selected by a 10-1 vote in a special meeting. The process took only about 10 minutes as commissioners decided to make the appointment rather than hold a special election for district residents. Cohen Higgins was considered a frontrunner from the get-go among a list of seven contenders. Relatively drama-freeMiami Dade commission votes 10-1 to appoint Danielle Cohen Higgins to fill D8 seat, left open as predecessor Daniella Levine Cava became county Mayor.
Leslie Pantin appointed to FSU Presidential Search Committee
After placing Florida State University among the top 20 public universities in the United States, university president John Thrasher announced his retirement. As a result the Board of Trustees appointed a 15-member search committee that includes Coral Gables resident and former trustee Leslie Pantin. The committee will conduct a national search with the help of a search firm specializing in higher education. The search committee will then recommend at least two candidates to the Board of Trustees, which will make the final selection. FSU presently has 10,048 students and 44,552 alumni from South Florida, including Pantin, who earned a business degree.communitynewspapers.com
Spring Break 2021 Is Already Canceled in Miami
Long before vacationers could even think about stocking up on tank tops and White Claws, Spring Break 2021 has been canceled in Florida. Miami is known to be the Spring Break spot for young people around the U.S., but that reputation has landed the city in some hot water during the pandemic. Florida universities still deciding on their spring plans include the University of South Florida and the University of Central Florida. Update published at noon October 2: "The recommendation to cancel spring break 2021 is one of the measures we are taking to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our university community. Spring break is a time when students have traditionally traveled and gathered in large numbers.miaminewtimes.com
UM and FIU join UF and FSU on Spring Break 2021 cancellation
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Spring break is an institution in South Florida, but two South Florida institutions of higher learning won’t be having it in 2021. The University of Florida and Florida State University previously said they will also cancel spring break this school year. University of Miami President Julio Frenk said his school’s spring semester will begin a week later than initially scheduled, on Jan. 25, and students will also get two “Wellness Wednesdays” off. “I know it hasn’t been easy, and I can’t promise that it will become any easier anytime soon. FIU has proposed a calendar in which classes would end a week earlier rather than taking a week off for spring break.
FSU football coach Mike Norvell will miss rivalry showdown with Miami after testing positive for COVID-19
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State University’s Deputy head coach Chris Thomsen will take over preparing for the next Seminoles game, which is against the Hurricanes in Miami, after head football coach Mike Norvell announced Saturday that he had tested positive for COVID-19. “In our most recent round of COVID testing yesterday, I received a positive result after being negative in our previous two tests this week,” Norvell stated in an FSU news release. “Deputy head coach Chris Thomsen will handle in-person head coaching duties until I am able to return. The coach said the positive result was not expected, however, the school was prepared for the situation. “My result was surprising to me, but we have prepared for a potential positive result among anyone in our program and we will put that plan in place while I am away.
A full list of U.S. colleges moving to remote learning due to coronavirus pandemic
As cases rise in the United States, several colleges are taking precautions to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. Here is a running list of actions being taken by universities across the country as of Friday, March 13 at 8:14 p.m.Florida:As mandated by Florida Board of Governors, all public universities in Florida are moving to online classes effective immediately. Spring break is extended until March 22, and all in-person classes at UM are cancelled until April 4. Announced on March 12, Miami Dade College is canceled classes through March 29 as faculty prepares to move online. Broward College also canceled classes through March 22 and will switch to online learning thereafter.themiamihurricane.com
Florida officials direct public universities to transition to online classes
MIAMI – The State University System of Florida directed public universities on Wednesday to start transitioning to online classes “immediately.”“This directive will be reevaluated as the situation continues to develop,” the state education officials said in a statement about the new strategy to help prevent COVID-19 cases in Florida. The directive includes state universities with students who have returned from spring break, which includes Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida International University, Florida Polytechnic University, and the University of Florida. Public university officials will be encouraging students from other public schools to return home for at least two weeks or to not return to campus. This includes students at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Florida Atlantic University, Florida State University, New College of Florida, the University of North Florida, the University of Central Florida, the University of South Florida, and the University of West Florida. Miami Dade College and 27 other public colleges in Florida are following the recommendation of the Florida Department of Education to remain open.
Everything a Dolphins Fan Needs to Know About Adopting an XFL Team
There are about four Dolphins fans who would voluntarily choose to root for the XFL team from New York. If you're a Dolphins fan in Miami rooting for the Guardians, we're revoking your Dade County card. Well then, boy, oh, boy, do we have just the XFL team for you! These are indisputable facts for those of you looking for any reason in the world to cheer for the XFL team in Houston. Los Angeles needs an XFL team like Miami needs higher sea levels.browardpalmbeach.com
Florida State names Mike Norvell new football coach
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – For the second time in two years, Florida State has a new football coach. The 38-year-old Texas native has never had a losing season and never won fewer than eight games since becoming a head coach. “I’m humbled and honored for the opportunity to be the head coach at Florida State University, one of the iconic brands in college football,” Norvell said in a statement released by the school. Memphis head coach Mike Norvell celebrates with his team after the Tigers defeated Cincinnati for the American Athletic Conference championship, Dec. 7, 2019, in Memphis, Tennessee. Odell Haggins led the Seminoles to a 2-1 record as interim coach after Taggart was dismissed, helping Florida State to become bowl eligible.
Florida State fires head coach Willie Taggart day after loss to Miami
Florida State Seminoles head coach Willie Taggart argues a call during the first half of a rivalry game against the Miami Hurricanes, Nov. 2, 2019, at Bobby Bowden Field at Doak S. Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida State University has fired head football coach Willie Taggart, a day after the Seminoles lost to rival Miami at home. "I spoke to coach Taggart this afternoon to let him know our decision," Coburn said. Longtime assistant coach Odell Haggins will serve as interim head coach. His tenure is the shortest of any head coach since Perry Moss left Florida State after the 1959 season to coach the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League.
Florida State fires head coach Willie Taggart day after loss to Miami
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State University has fired head football coach Willie Taggart, a day after the Seminoles lost to rival Miami at home. "I spoke to coach Taggart this afternoon to let him know our decision," Coburn said. Longtime assistant coach Odell Haggins will serve as interim head coach. His tenure is the shortest of any head coach since Perry Moss left Florida State after the 1959 season to coach the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. Florida State (4-5, 3-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) lost to rival Miami 27-10 on Saturday, falling to 9-12 overall and 6-9 in the ACC.
Florida State fires head football coach after less than two seasons
TALLAHASSEE, Florida (CNN) - Florida State University fired head football coach Willie Taggart on Sunday, one day after the struggling Seminoles lost 27-10 to its in-state rival, the University of Miami. "I spoke to Coach Taggart this afternoon to let him know of our decision," said Florida State athletics director David Coburn. He was head coach there from 2010-2012 after serving as an assistant from 1999-2006. Florida State had only two full-time coaches from 1976 to 2017 -- Fisher from 2010 to 2019, and legendary coach Bobby Bowden, who served 37 years as head coach. Defensive line coach Odell Haggins, a 26-year veteran of the FSU coaching staff, will serve as the interim head coach for the rest of 2019.
From Marva with love Randy Corinthian
By Marva SneedI had the pleasure of interviewing Randy Corinthian. As CEO of RC music group, Randy holds degrees from Florida A&M University and Florida State University. I was at the Riverfront Jazz Fest and I got to hear Randy play; it was awesome. There was so much more in my conversation with Randy Corinthian. For shipping visit http://rcmusicgroup.comFollow Randy on social media,Facebook: Randy Corinthian, Instagram: Randy_Corinthian and TwitterQ9saxDid you find apk for android?thewestsidegazette.com
5-star basketball recruit Scottie Barnes commits to Florida State
PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. - A five-star basketball recruit from South Florida is headed to Florida State. I am proud to be announcing that next year I will be playing for Coach Hamilton and his staff at Florida State University. But he ultimately settled for longtime Florida State head coach Leonard Hamilton and the Seminoles, who have been to the Sweet Sixteen each of the last two seasons. He transferred to Montverde Academy in central Florida for his senior season after University School fired head coach Jim Carr in May. "I am proud to be announcing that next year I will be playing for Coach Hamilton and his staff at Florida State University," Barnes wrote.
A strong weekend for club sports
Club SoccerThe womens club soccer team competed at Kendall Soccer Park, where Miami faced Florida Gulf Coast University. The womens team traveled to Brown University to compete in the Womens Showcase Qualifier, where they finished 14th for a total of 335. The A fleet scored 184 and was led by sophomore Leah Harper and freshman Sandy Heilshorn. Club VolleyballThe womens team hosted their first home tournament of the season. Club TennisOver the weekend, the tennis team traveled to Florida Atalanta University where they competed in the Tennis On Campus Tournament Series.themiamihurricane.com
South Florida gets plenty of mention during opening statements of Daniel Markel murder trial
Wendi Adelson and Daniel Markel were in the midst of a bitter custody battle when the Florida State University law professor was fatally shot in July 2014. Katherine Magbanua and Sigfredo Garcia have been charged in the fatal shooting of Florida State University law professor Daniel Markel in 2014. "So Wendi's brother, Charlie Adelson, has made references to hiring a hit man to kill Dan Markel," Cappleman told the jury. "Charlie Adelson had a sister in Tallahassee, Wendi Adelson, and Wendi Adelson had a problem," Cappleman said. Wendi Adelson.
Jury selection begins in Daniel Markel murder trial
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Jury selection began Monday in the murder trial of two South Florida residents charged in the 2014 shooting of Florida State University law professor Daniel Markel. Sigfredo Garcia and Katherine Magbanua are charged with first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and solicitation to commit first-degree murder. WTXL Luis Rivera pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the 2014 killing of Florida State University law professor Daniel Markel. Investigators reviewed Magbanua's bank accounts and noticed "a significant increase in cash deposits after Markel's murder." "Investigators believe that Magbanua is supported financially by Charlie Adelson and has received numerous benefits from the Adelsons since Markel's murder," the complaint said.
Hurricane Dorian now Cat 3 as it churns toward Florida
Hurricane Dorian is days away from striking Florida and could be a monster storm by landfall. (CNN) - Hurricane Dorian is now a Category 3 major storm and is still gathering strength as it moves toward Florida, where it could make landfall as soon as late Monday as a Category 4 hurricane. "I live in a mobile home, so I stand to be homeless," she told CNN. In the meantime, Dorian is expected to "remain an extremely dangerous major hurricane," the center said, with potentially "life-threatening storm surge." Florida State University had been scheduled to play its season-opening game off campus, in Jacksonville near the Atlantic coast.
Hurricane Dorian forces FSU-Boise State to move season opener
(CNN) - Florida State University now gets to have its college football season opener at home, thanks to Hurricane Dorian. Saturday's game between FSU and Boise State will now be played in Tallahassee at noon, city officials announced Thursday. "This decision was based solely on the safety of our citizens and people that may be traveling to our city," Curry told reporters. Having the game in Jacksonville would put "too many lives at risk," he said. Though Hurricane Dorian is still about four days out from its expected landfall along Florida's Atlantic Coast, the center could pause at sea before it hits.
Florida State monitoring Dorian; season opener vs. Boise State still on for Saturday in Jacksonville
The Seminoles haven't played in Jacksonville since beating West Virginia in the 2010 Gator Bowl. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Hurricane season has a way of interfering with the beginning of football season, whether we're talking college or pro. As Hurricane Dorian continues moving toward the east coast of Florida, preparations are underway, as residents want to be ready for any and all potential situations. Those preparations include this weekend's upcoming college football slate. Officials from Florida State University say the Seminoles' season-opening game against Boise State is still on for now, though the school continues to monitor Hurricane Dorian.
Tourism, Florida's Top Industry, Pays Lowest Wages in America, Study Shows
Workers in the hospitality and leisure industries are paid the lowest average wages compared to any other industry in the nation. Now a new study from Florida State University warns that the issues might simply be endemic to the state's tourism industry. "Nationally, wages are rising more in other industries than the hospitality industry." But the study revealed that wages for hospitality workers aren't rising the same way salaries for other workers are increasing. Hospitality remains Florida's top industry about 1.5 million people work in the state's tourism sector, which generates about $86 billion annually, per the study's numbers.miaminewtimes.com
University of Florida, Florida State University crack top party schools list again
The University of Florida ranked 16th and Florida State University ranked 18th on the 2020 list released Tuesday. Florida made the top party school list for a 27th consecutive year. Syracuse University topped the list for the 2019-20 academic year, followed by the University of Alabama, University of Delaware, West Virginia University and Tulane University. The University of California-Santa Barbara, Colgate University, Wake Forest University, Bucknell University and University of Rhode Island round out the top 10. 18 Florida State University Tallahassee, Fla. No.
10 great college football stadiums
There are many great stadiums in college football, but here are 10 that should be on every fan's bucket list. Tiger Stadium, Louisiana State UniversityRic Tapia via APLouisiana State University fans who pack Tiger Stadium are so loud that they once caused an earthquake. There are few places tougher to play on a Saturday than Frank Howard Field at Memorial Stadium. Florida State also went 10 years without a loss at home, owning a 54-game unbeaten streak from 1991-2001. Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field, Mississippi State UniversityAP Photo/Jim LyleAlthough Mississippi State is not traditionally regarded as fielding an elite college football program, there is no denying the mystique that radiates from the second oldest on-campus stadium in the country.
Father in custody after abducting sons from Florida Panhandle
An Amber Alert was issued for Casen Page (left), 5, and Caden Page (right), 6 months. Authorities say their father, Joseph Page (center), abducted them. According to the Holmes County Sheriff's Office, Joseph Page fled with his two sons after falsely identifying himself as a deputy to their babysitter. Deputies said Page, 25, forced his way inside by striking the homeowner with the door and then drove off with his sons, Casen Page, 5 and Caden Page, 6 months. Authorities said Jackson County Sheriff's Office deputies took Page into custody.
Who is new Broward County Sheriff Gregory Tony?
Ron DeSantis to serve as Broward County sheriff after Scott Israel was suspended Friday. Prior to working for the Coral Springs Police Department, Tony was employed by the Florida Department of Corrections and Florida Highway Patrol. "I have served you once before, often times in the dark, away from the public light, simply doing my job to enforce the laws of this great state," Tony said. A native of Philadelphia, Tony came to the Sunshine State to attend Florida State University, where he played football under legendary head coach Bobby Bowden. He becomes the first black sheriff in Broward County history.
Police: Florida State gunman thought authorities were after him
Police: Florida State gunman thought authorities were after him Authorities are still trying to figure out why a gunman opened fire in the library of Florida State University. The shooter, identified as 31-year-old Myron May, was a 2005 FSU graduate. One student found bullet slugs lodged into the heavy books inside his backpack. Anna Werner reports from Tallahassee, Florida.cbsnews.com
Three hurt, suspect killed in Florida State University shooting
Three hurt, suspect killed in Florida State University shooting Hundreds of students at the university headed for cover within the book aisles of the school's library when a gunman opened fire after midnight on Thursday. Three students were injured, and the shooter was killed after firing at police. Vladimir Duthier reports.cbsnews.com