The Beacon is Florida International University’s trusted source for news, sports and student life coverage. Founded in 1990, The Beacon has grown into a tri-weekly product, currently being published on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays while being distributed at newsstands throughout all of FIU campuses.

The Beacon follows its tri-weekly production schedule throughout each fall and spring semester. During Summer A, The Beacon stops printing but begins production again during the Summer B semester as a weekly publication.

It is a part of FIU Student Media, which includes partner organizations and Radiate FM.