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Pick your favorites in our Best of UMiami 2016 categories and check out the results in The Miami Hurricane’s annual Best of UMiami issue on Oct. 6.

Best spot for a first date

  • Dinner at Miracle Mile (50%, 63 Votes)
  • Browsing Wynwood Walls (33%, 41 Votes)
  • Bill Baggs State Park and Lighthouse (12%, 15 Votes)
  • Movie at the Cosford (6%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 126

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Best place to dump your freshman boyfriend/girlfriend

  • The Green (40%, 47 Votes)
  • Second floor of the library (34%, 40 Votes)
  • The Rat (26%, 30 Votes)

Total Voters: 117

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Best residential building

  • UV (46%, 58 Votes)
  • Hecht (19%, 24 Votes)
  • Stanford (19%, 24 Votes)
  • Eaton (8%, 10 Votes)
  • Pearson (5%, 6 Votes)
  • Mahoney (3%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 126

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Best music venue

  • Bardot (38%, 33 Votes)
  • Gramps (23%, 20 Votes)
  • Lagniappe (20%, 17 Votes)
  • Le Chat Noir (20%, 17 Votes)

Total Voters: 87

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Best study spot

  • Second floor of the SCC (48%, 55 Votes)
  • Law Library (22%, 25 Votes)
  • UC (17%, 20 Votes)
  • Kornspan Study Lounge (13%, 15 Votes)

Total Voters: 115

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Best outdoor activity

  • UC Pool (58%, 64 Votes)
  • Intramurals (23%, 25 Votes)
  • Running the campus loop (14%, 16 Votes)
  • Fishing by the lake (5%, 6 Votes)

Total Voters: 111

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Best view

  • SAC balcony (55%, 65 Votes)
  • Steps by the lake (23%, 27 Votes)
  • Rooftop of Pavia Garage (10%, 12 Votes)
  • Freshman dorm balconies (9%, 11 Votes)
  • Business School Palm Court (3%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 119

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Best photo op

  • The U statue (56%, 66 Votes)
  • Lake Osceola and Cobb Fountain (36%, 42 Votes)
  • Sebastian statue at the Newman Alumni Center (7%, 8 Votes)
  • UM Hall of Fame (2%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 118

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Best place to get in touch with nature

  • The Arboretum (62%, 63 Votes)
  • The limestone pit by the engineering building (22%, 22 Votes)
  • The Hecht Labyrinth (9%, 9 Votes)
  • Behind the Business School (8%, 8 Votes)

Total Voters: 102

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Best authentic food

  • Versailles (66%, 63 Votes)
  • El Palacio de los Jugos (16%, 15 Votes)
  • Bombay Darbar (7%, 7 Votes)
  • Japanese Market (6%, 6 Votes)
  • Mi Rinconcito Mexicano (3%, 3 Votes)
  • Monserrate (1%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 95

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Best food on campus

  • Mark Light Shakes (52%, 50 Votes)
  • Half-Moon Empanadas (24%, 23 Votes)
  • Sushi Maki (18%, 17 Votes)
  • Innovation Kitchen dulce de leche (7%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 97

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Best late-night food

  • Denny’s (44%, 46 Votes)
  • Yardhouse (32%, 33 Votes)
  • Late-night dining at dining halls (24%, 25 Votes)

Total Voters: 104

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Best sculpture on campus (See below for photos)

  • Linda Howard’s Kuan by the Richter Library (34%, 33 Votes)
  • Jane Washburn’s Genesis by Clarke Recital Hall and the Cobb Fountain (32%, 31 Votes)
  • Hans van de Bovenkamp’s Circles and Waves by the Lowe Art Museum (16%, 16 Votes)
  • Fletcher Benton’s Donut with Balls No. 28 by Ashe Administration Building (11%, 11 Votes)
  • Jean Claude Rigaud’s Composition in Circumference by Hecht Residential College, Pentland Tower (7%, 7 Votes)

Total Voters: 98

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Hans van de Bovenkamp’s Circles and Waves by the Lowe Art Museum Photo courtesy Lowe Art Museum

Hans van de Bovenkamp’s Circles and Waves by the Lowe Art Museum
Photo courtesy Lowe Art Museum

Jean Claude Rigaud’s Composition in Circumference by Hecht Residential College, Pentland Tower Photo courtesy Lowe Art Museum

Jean Claude Rigaud’s Composition in Circumference by Hecht Residential College, Pentland Tower
Photo courtesy Lowe Art Museum

Fletcher Benton’s Donut with Balls No. 28 by Ashe Administration Building Photo by Jackie Yang

Fletcher Benton’s Donut with Balls No. 28 by Ashe Administration Building
Photo by Jackie Yang

Jane Washburn’s Genesis by Clarke Recital Hall and the Cobb Fountain

Jane Washburn’s Genesis by Clarke Recital Hall and the Cobb Fountain

Linda Howard’s Kuan by the Richter Library Photo courtesy © 1976 Linda Howard

Linda Howard’s Kuan by the Richter Library
Photo courtesy © 1976 Linda Howard

 

September 13, 2016

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