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The Shalala Years: Looking back at Shalala’s tenure
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The Shalala Years: Looking back at Shalala’s tenure

The first presidential debate in 2004. The Student Activities Center in 2013. $3 billion raised over 14 years. The list goes on and on. President Donna E. Shalala placed the University of Miami in the national spotlight. Her rock star status transformed the campus’s landscape and culture, leaving UM a top 50 institution with more…

Embrace challenges wholeheartedly
Opinion

Embrace challenges wholeheartedly

T.S. Eliot and I have something in common. We’re not big fans of April. I didn’t think my final issue as editor-in-chief would arrive this quickly. These four years at the Hurricane have been crazy and exciting. Rather than write a heart-wrenching goodbye, I’ll depart with a snapshot of what I’ve learned after more than…

Diverse crew creates film
Edge, Movies, Q & A + Profiles

Diverse crew creates film

Barrett Dennison once thought a graduate degree in film would be his golden ticket to becoming a producer. “I wanted to be the boss who wears the suit and gets to throw the money around,” Dennison said in a Kentucky drawl. This soon fell to the wayside as Dennison, 25, sharpened his writing, directing and…

UBuzz: The ‘Game of Thrones’ premier(e) playlist
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UBuzz: The ‘Game of Thrones’ premier(e) playlist

On Thursday, the University of Miami will host a pre-screening of HBO’s hit series “Game of Thrones” Season 5 Episode 1 before the global broadcast Sunday, April 12. “Game of Thrones” is best known for killing off beloved characters, inappropriate sibling relationships and incredible scenes of battle. This playlist is inspired by the show’s characters…

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