Florida’s geographical location, climate and geology make this state unlike any other. Its peninsular shape along the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico make for the longest coastline in the 48 contiguous states. Its semi-tropical climate allows it to have a diverse array of flora and fauna — some seen nowhere else in the world. The mostly low, flat terrain and absorbent, water-retaining limestone bedrock make this state rich in valuable water resources above and below ground.
There’s no place like home for the holidays, right? For one reason or another, going home during winter break is not an option for some …
Through the first 45 games of the season, the team stood with a record of (26-19) and fifth in the conference. With an important series coming up against Florida Southern from April 20-21, the team felt this would be the opportunity to move up in the conference, and try to improve their case for a spot in the regional tournament.
Thanks to the recent launch of Fort Lauderdale Online Magazine, that has all changed. If you are looking for an exciting night out, a movie show time, rock concert, a fabulous dining experience or the latest performing arts event, you need to visit www.fortlauderdaleonlinemagazine.com.
While you live in Florida, it is important to remember that this state has more than just Disney World, Panama City and Bush Gardens. Florida has more than theme parks and beaches. It is the home of many historic places that any sightseer and food connoisseur would love.
One of my favorite times of the year is winter. The refreshing pause from the constant Florida heat, and the nice break from school is a winning combination that I welcome every year. One thing that that comes with winter that most Floridians find unwelcoming is the arrival of the snowbirds.
When “fall” does hit in December, that’s all we get — a little cold weather and then back to the heat. All Floridians experience is cold weather in a warm state. We can’t do what Northerners do because we have no snow, and we can’t do what Floridians do because it’s not warm enough. We’re just stuck doing our same old routine with more layers on.
NSU alumnus and current member of the Connecticut Tigers (Single-A), Nick Avila, said his time in the minors has been good. Avila attended all of the home games for the Florida Marlins during the 1997 World Series and will always carry the memories with him.
We live in Florida, the Sunshine State, the only state where it didn’t snow this winter. (Yes, it even snowed in Hawaii.) Yet, some of us spend most of our time inside. That ends now. Here are a few ways you can make the rest of the country jealous while you enjoy the sunshine.
SEC is a term you will hear often around campus. It stands for Student Educational Center. An SEC is a satellite campus that offers courses to students at different locations. Here’s some information on what the SECs around Florida have to offer students outside of the classroom.