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Fall sports teams kick off at home against big-name opponents

Fall sports teams kick off at home against big-name opponents

With the fall semester right around the corner, there is plenty to be excited about when it comes to FIU […]

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Natalia Garcia won a silver medal at the 2015 National Championships for karate.

Karate propels admissions officer to national stage

Two things have almost always been a part of Natalia Garcia’s life: FIU and karate. Her mother got her master’s […]

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Panthers to watch at the 2016 Olympics

Panthers to watch at the 2016 Olympics

All of FIU will be tuning in to the 2016 Olympics with an eye toward catching current students and alumni participating in the world’s largest […]

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YARIMAR ROSA

Alumnae lift Puerto Rican volleyball team to Olympic heights

OLYMPIC UPDATE: Underdogs in the competition, Puerto Rico’s women’s volleyball team finished sixth in the preliminary pool. They did not advance. […]

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FIU swimmer will represent Botswana in Rio

FIU swimmer will represent Botswana in Rio

OLYMPIC UPDATE: Naomi Ruele finished fourth in her heat with one of her best times: 26.23 seconds. Unfortunately, she did not […]

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6 questions for a former Olympian

6 questions for a former Olympian

FIU coach Rita Buck-Crockett years ago achieved what many athletes only dream of: becoming an Olympian. Buck-Crockett, who arrived at […]

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FIU golfer sets sights on LPGA future

FIU golfer sets sights on LPGA future

Golf has always been a family affair for Meghan MacLaren. Her parents, David and Mary, play the game. So does […]

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Mervyl Melendez was all smiles as he was introduced as the new head coach for FIU baseball at a press conference June 28. Photo by Richard Lewis.

FIU baseball names Mervyl Melendez new head coach

From the very beginning of his journey as a baseball coach roughly 20 years ago, Mervyl Melendez has had his […]

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Watch track and field standout compete in NCAA Championships on ESPN3

Watch track and field standout compete in NCAA Championships on ESPN3

Track and field senior Marcus Ghent will represent FIU at the 2016 NCAA Track & Field Outdoor Championships on June […]

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Former FIU men's soccer midfielder Roberto Alterio signed with Miami FC, a new professional soccer team playing its home games at FIU Stadium.

Former men’s soccer standout returns to FIU with Miami FC

On a warm Saturday morning last November, more than 200 soccer players – many from South Florida, but some traveling […]

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A.J. Belans is now second on the team with seven home runs this season.

Weekend Replay: Softball sweeps North Texas, beach volleyball dominates

After suffering a sweep at the hands of UTEP the previous week, the FIU softball team traveled to the Lone […]

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FIU swimming and diving team members Kyna Pereira, Skye Carey, Becky Wilde and Jessica Piper (left to right) celebrate after the team won its second consecutive Conference USA title Feb. 27 after scoring the second-most points in C-USA Championship history.

Weekend Replay: Swimming and diving wins second consecutive C-USA championship

The FIU swimming and diving team made history over the weekend on their way to winning a second consecutive Conference […]

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Senior point guard Taylor Shade has balanced basketball and an internship as she prepares to graduate at the end of the semester. Photo courtesy of Alex J. Hernandez.

Senior point guard balances basketball, recreational therapy

Taylor Shade joined elite company last week. When she hit a three-pointer early in the first quarter at a home […]

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Women’s basketball alumni return to honor former coach

Women’s basketball alumni return to honor former coach

When looking back at the career of FIU women’s basketball Head Coach Cindy Russo, it’s easy to make the case […]

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J.C. Escarra is one of the few starters from last year's lineup returning for 2016.

Baseball will defend C-USA championship with rebuilt roster

The FIU baseball team that will take the field on Friday night at Ole Miss will look very different from […]

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