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Cuban blogger returns to campus
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Cuban blogger returns to campus

Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez visited the University of Miami for the second time on Wednesday. Sanchez, who came to campus to lecture students, sat at the front of the room; her long, black hair all to the right side of her head, parted down the middle, the way it is in all the photos. Her…

Opinion

Football game attracts true fans, not football culture

Google, if you will, the phrase “Miami Heat Game 6 fans.” What you’ll find is a flurry of articles written by various news outlets – both local and national – embarrassingly calling out fans that left last year’s intense NBA finals face-off early. What was the main reason that these seat holders gave reporters for leaving early?…

Learn the meaning of the F word
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Learn the meaning of the F word

If you were to ask someone, “Do you believe in defending equal political, economic, and social rights for women?” most people – including men – would respond, “Of course.” But go up to someone and ask, “Are you a feminist?” and most people – even women – will say something closer to, “Umm, I don’t…

News, Profiles

Course notifier generates buzz

Senior Rob Rankin was sitting in BIL 481 when he overheard two students behind him talking about a friend who had made a program to alert him about the availability of certain courses. “So, I said, ‘Okay, I’ll go ahead and make it for everyone to use,’” Rankin said. Rankin is the creator of the…

Dear V

Dear V: Closed legs, but an open relationship

  My boyfriend and I have been in an open relationship for two months now, but I never use my opportunity to hook up with other people. My boyfriend is bisexual, and he always describes his experiences with various girls. I can’t stand this, and I always get jealous and frustrated when I hear about…

Savvy architecture students celebrate Sukkot
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Savvy architecture students celebrate Sukkot

Three decorative, leafy huts have sat on the Green for the past week. This testament to several architecture and engineering students’ hard work and dedication will be disassembled on Monday. The small hut-like structures, called Sukkahs, are typically constructed during the celebration of Sukkot, a Jewish holiday that observes the fall harvest. Architecture students Lamosha…

Campus porn consumption not regulated
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Campus porn consumption not regulated

Sarah Cepero was on her way to Richter Library’s seventh floor stacks one afternoon near the end of her freshman year. She needed a quiet space to study for her psychology of personalities course. As Cepero got off the elevator and searched for an available desk, she encountered a male student sitting alone in one…

Religious policy now holds students, faculty accountable
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Religious policy now holds students, faculty accountable

Changes have been made to the university’s holiday policy – now referred to as the Holy Day Policy – after a unanimous decision from the Faculty Senate in a meeting held Feb. 29. Prior to this meeting, the faculty manual had prohibited professors from administering exams on certain pre-defined holidays. However, many faculty members were…

New degree to protect coastal environments
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New degree to protect coastal environments

The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) is introducing a new master of professional science (MPS) degree program in the fall that will focus on coastal sustainability. This program will consist of courses that relate to the ability of an area or coast, typically an island, to be self-sufficient and ultimately not be…

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