Volume 3, Number 5 - October 30, 2012

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Four Dead, Several Injured After Parking Garage Collapses At West Campus

Four Dead, Several Injured After Parking Garage Collapses At West Campus

A large section of a five-story parking garage under construction by the Ajax Building Corporation collapsed on Oct. 10 killing four construction workers.


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  • west campus at night Search And Rescue: It was still a hectic scene around 10:00pm on October 10th as rescuers were still trying to get the trapped worker, Samuel Perez, out of the rubble after nearly 12 hours of being stuck.  — ALYSSA ALVAREZ / THE REPORTER
  • More Collapse pictures Calamity: Rescue workers and firefighters look for construction workers trapped under rubble at the site of the MDC West Campus garage collapse on October 10. Three men died, and a fourth body was located believed to be that of Robert Budhoo. —GREGORY CASTILLO / THE REPORTER
  • Rescue team at west campus Up-hill Struggle: Miami-Dade Fire Department's Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) team getting ready to begin another wave of their search operation among the rubble of the West Campus parking garage collapse on Wednesday, Oct. 10. — ALYSSA ALVAREZ / THE REPORTER
  • Firefighter and his dog Resting: Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Lieutenant Scott Mullin with his Search and rescue dog Striker taking a breather after several hours of searching for victims in the rubble of the West Campus parking garage after its tragic collapse on Oct. 10. ALYSSA ALVAREZ / THE REPORTER

Reporters

  • Quinn Allen
  • Karla Barrios
  • Rachel Carpio
  • Gregory Castillo
  • Karina Castrillo
  • Frank Coto
  • Diana Cricien
  • Sierra Dempsey
  • Yoshika Hayashi
  • Lilianne Hernandez
  • Guillermo Herrera
  • Jonel Juste
  • Ayla Morales
  • Jonathan Muñoz
  • Matias Ocner
  • Jonathan Perez
  • Staff Reports
  • Amanda Rodriguez
  • Kai Sacco
  • Kristopher Stoltz
  • Iliana Torres
  • Rafael Tur
  • José Vicente
  • Charles Walker

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HIGHLIGHTS

Obama Deserves Four More Years

Obama Deserves Four More Years

When it comes down to whom we trust to run this country, Obama is the better candidate.

Romney Can Do Better

Romney Can Do Better

Mitt Romney will be sure to gain the favorability of the people in this election especially when shown the detrimental track record of the incumbent.

Judge Rules That Residents With Undocumented Parents Shouldn’t Pay Out-Of-State Tuition

Judge Rules That Residents With Undocumented Parents Shouldn’t Pay Out-Of-State Tuition

United States District Judge K. Michael Moore gave a final order on Oct. 25 that Florida residents shouldn’t be forced to pay out-of-state tuition because of their parent’s undocumented status.

North Campus Student Dies After Car Accident

North Campus Student Dies After Car Accident

Andrea Castillo, a 21-year-old Miami Dade College student, died from injuries she sustained in a car accident in Hialeah. Friends and family say they will remember her for her positive disposition on life.

Father Of Four Dies In Construction Accident At West

Father Of Four Dies In Construction Accident At West

Samuel Perez, father, husband and writer, died at age 53 after part of a five-story parking garage collapsed at West Campus on Oct. 10.

Lady Sharks Set For State Tournament

Lady Sharks Set For State Tournament

The Lady Sharks will play Florida State College at Jacksonville in the first round of the Florida College System Activities State Tournament.

Lady Sharks Looking To Become 14 Strong

Lady Sharks Looking To Become 14 Strong

The Miami Dade College women’s basketball team is hoping improved chemistry and a new crop of freshmen and transfers will help them win a Southern Conference title.

Shooting For Success

Shooting For Success

The men’s basketball season begins on Nov. 3 and with a new roster, the Sharks hope to improve from last season’s 7-21 performance.



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