Articles by: Patricia Cárdenas

An intimate look into the lives of trans elders

An intimate look into the lives of trans elders

Meet Duchess Milan, a trans woman of color in her 70s living in Los Angeles. Milan is one of several […]

Awakening the inner poets of today’s youth

Awakening the inner poets of today’s youth

In the tumultuous age of adolescence, every waking minute can feel like a catastrophe. For middle schoolers, growing out of […]

FIU Chess wins state tournament for the second year

FIU Chess wins state tournament for the second year

Checkmate! FIU’s Chess Team is the reigning champion of the fifth-annual Florida Collegiate Chess Team Tournament for the second year […]

UNICEF @ FIU photo contest combines art and advocacy to put children first

UNICEF @ FIU photo contest combines art and advocacy to put children first

Do you want to make a difference with your art? UNICEF @ FIU—the official student-run chapter of the United Nations […]

Drop-in series: Take a fab musical journey with The Beatles

Drop-in series: Take a fab musical journey with The Beatles

Inspired by the late Steve Jobs’ commencement speech at Stanford University where he shared how auditing a calligraphy class in […]

My first job! Working as a marketing specialist at VITAS Healthcare

My first job! Working as a marketing specialist at VITAS Healthcare

In this series, recent grads share their journey to landing that first job out of college. After years of studying […]

SOBEWFF® is right around the corner, save on select events

SOBEWFF® is right around the corner, save on select events

It’s happening. After much waiting, the 18th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival will […]

This couple of FIU grads found love while volunteering at SOBEWFF®

This couple of FIU grads found love while volunteering at SOBEWFF®

For FIU students, the annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF®) is a fruitful […]

Music education alumnus Oliver Diez named Teacher of the Year

Music education alumnus Oliver Diez named Teacher of the Year

  In 1999, Oliver Diez ’99, MM ’16 interviewed for the position of music teacher at Palmetto Elementary School — […]

Mariet Cardenas

Red Robin contest’s winning burger is a Spanish delicacy

Home, sweet home… That’s what Mariet Cardenes was thinking of when brainstorming ideas for what became the winning recipe for […]

How SOBEWFF® led this alumna to her dream job at Loews Miami Beach Hotel

How SOBEWFF® led this alumna to her dream job at Loews Miami Beach Hotel

Evelina Lipcer ’18 knows a thing or two about networking. The former Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine […]

Educating business-savvy artists feeds Miami’s creative renaissance

Educating business-savvy artists feeds Miami’s creative renaissance

Above, “Connectivity” by Juliana Barrios ’18 It is easy to see, in the picturesque murals that decorate Miami’s Wynwood Art […]

WDNA’s student-run show spotlights FIU talent

WDNA’s student-run show spotlights FIU talent

It’s a regular Tuesday morning at Miami public jazz station WDNA and Colin Miller, the host of its weekly FIU […]

Many celebrities, including artist Romero Britto, supported FIU by attending this year's Festival.

Wine and dine with the stars: 5 reasons to attend SOBEWFF®

Eat. Drink. Educate. One of the most exciting and anticipated events of the year is slowly approaching. The 18th annual Food […]

Wolfsonian collaborates with Italian sister museum on textile exhibit

Wolfsonian collaborates with Italian sister museum on textile exhibit

In the Ligurian city of Genoa, lives The Wolfsoniana, sister to The Wolfsonian—FIU in Miami Beach. Mitchell “Micky” Wolfson Jr., […]