Sports

On Monday Night Baylor won the tournament championship

     This was Baylor’s first NCAA basketball Championship win, the last time they have made it to the championship was 1948. They have made it to the final four round three times (1948, 1950, 2021), the elite eight round six times (1946, 1948, 1950, 2010, 2012, 2021), sweet sixteen round five times (2010, 2012, 2014, 2017, 2021), round of 32 six times (2010, 2012, 2014, 2017, 2019, 2021), and thirteen tournament appearances (1946, 1948, 1950, 1988, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2021). Scott Drew has been coaching the team since 2003, when he took over after Dave Bliss stepped down as head coach amidst the 2003 scandal. Congratulations to Scott Drew and the Baylor Bears basketball team, for their first championship. […]

Local News

Congressman Alcee Hastings departs this life

     I had the privilege of knowing Congressman Hastings as the people’s champion from working at the Westside Gazette since 1985. As the Gazette is the heart of the Historically Black community in Fort Lauderdale and the Congressman was the people’s knight in shining armor, I had ample opportunities to see him interact with the community. It seemed that he showed up to every occasion that he was invited to because he knew his presence made a difference. He supported so many organizations with his own funds. In a community where people could have become jaded from so many empty and broken promises over many years, Congressman Hastings gave the people someone to believe in. They knew he was on their side and would use his power and position to help them all he could. […]

Local News

FLORIDA MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATION STUDENTS SELECTED TO ATTEND HARVARD UNIVERSITY JOURNALISM CONFERENCE

Two   Florida Memorial University (FMU) communication students, Delila Nakaidinae, 20, and Taj-Ray Brown, FMU juniors majoring in Communications, will participate this week in the 2021 Christopher J. Georges Conference on College Journalism: an exciting and in-formative event organized each year by the Neiman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University with assistance from The Harvard Crimson. […]

Health

What is prostate cancer?

    Cancer is a term that describes a collection of related diseases. Cancer occurs when some of the body’s cells divide continuously and begin to invade surrounding cells. Cancerous cells can start anywhere in the body and spread to localized regions and then to distant parts away from the site of origin. When cancer cells begin in the region of the prostate – a gland in the male reproductive system that produces and contains seminal fluid – it is called prostate cancer. […]