Two males in possession of a handgun were seen around the area of building 36 behind the Bank United Center at 5:00 a.m., according to a crime alert e-mail sent by the University of Miami Police Department at 10:07 a.m.
A swastika was found Tuesday scrawled on the wall of a men’s restroom near the Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies in Merrick Building, according to a statement by University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala. In a message to the university community, President Shalala confirmed that the university police had been notified and that an investigation has been opened.
The driver of a Coral Gables street sweeper that ran over a University of Miami student last month near the Village of Merrick Park has been charged with failure to yield to a pedestrian.
On Oct. 3, a group of UM students took part in something bigger than themselves. They’re used to the feeling, though; they’ve been doing it since last year.
Members of UM Respect Life and UM Catholic Students Association along with other people from all walks of life took to US-1 and Stanford Drive to defend the rights of the unborn. Waving banners and posters at passing cars, they were part of a bigger movement to bring awareness to their cause.
For Homecoming 2009, time-honored traditions will mix with new additions that promise to “rock U like a hurricane.”
As part of the first day festivities, a masquerade ball – planned by freshmen and primarily geared towards them – will take place following the opening ceremony on Oct. 30. Although it emphasizes and encourages freshman attendance, it is open for all students.
The Gamma Omega chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha is under investigation by the University of Miami Dean of Students Office over an unregistered party. According to William Lake, the associate dean and director of Judicial Affairs, the event took place over the weekend at a private residence. “We have to do an investigation before we…