Monday, April 22, 2024

Paloma Pimentel

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Paloma Pimentel is a senior at FIU majoring in Digital Journalism and Communications, with a background in sociological studies. She is passionate about writing environmental and social issues stories, and is on her path to becoming an investigative journalist.  Having traveled to 20 countries already, she seeks to know more about the world and write stories about it.

Hunter Biden indicted on federal gun charges (includes video story)

Hunter Biden, the president’s son, was indicted on Thursday by the newly promoted special counsel, David Weiss, for allegations that include a gun charge....

Congress scrambles to secure funding for FEMA and Florida hurricane relief (includes video story)

The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives and the Democrat-led Senate will attempt to negotiate appropriation bills that would continue to fund government agencies and...

Community fridge opens in Florida City (includes video story)

On Thursday, Aug. 31 local nonprofit organization Buddy System established its tenth community fridge in Florida City, which they plan to maintain full and...

New Andy Warhol exhibit is a look into China’s past (includes video story)

A new art exhibit at Florida International University presents captivating photographs and features documentary clips that tell the story of a long-ago trip to...

South Miami’s Sunset Place continues to lose stores, but there’s hope (includes video...

 On a recent day at Sunset Place in South Miami, a passionate singer named Anne Marsan cathartically sang Avril Lavigne’s “I’m With You” to...

Aventura residents protest controversial city plans (includes video story)

Aventura residents gathered in front of the city's government center Tuesday evening to protest several projects that the city intends to move forward with....

Miami Swim Week wraps up over 50 events (includes video story)

Miami Swim Week, the world's largest swim festival, hosted over 50 events and 100 designers last week. One of the shows was the Daer Swim...

Journalists gathered for the IRE Conference in Orlando (includes video story)

The 2023 IRE Conference took place this past weekend in Orlando, where reporters and editors came from all over the nation to network and...

Domicile in Wynwood hosts Malicia Goth Night (includes video story)

Domicile, an event venue in Wynwood, hosted an industrial party called Malicia Goth Night this past Memorial Day weekend. The event was a collaboration between...

FIU launches buoy to monitor water quality in Biscayne Bay (includes video story)

FIU’s CREST Center for Aquatic Chemistry and Environment is at the front lines of the critical water contamination issue in Biscayne Bay by creating...