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Steinem pioneers modern feminist movement
Campus Life, News

Steinem pioneers modern feminist movement

Gloria Steinem, a world-renowned activist whose accomplishments entail authoring several books and founding Ms. Magazine, spoke to the University of Miami Tuesday about global issues of equality and the roots of violence and hierarchy. The lecture, titled “A Leader’s View of the Modern Women’s Movement,” was sponsored by President Donna E. Shalala and Books &…

Gloria Steinem shares perspective on feminism
Campus Life, News

Gloria Steinem shares perspective on feminism

Feminist activist and writer Gloria Steinem visited the University of Miami on Tuesday to speak to a crowd of students, professors and locals at “An Afternoon with Gloria Steinem,” presented by President Donna E. Shalala and Books & Books. During the lecture, Steinem spoke to the crowd about subjects ranging from police brutality to education….

Study Abroad director reveals reality
Campus Life, News

Study Abroad director reveals reality

With the new addition of the Plus One Scholarship, a program allowing students to pursue a tuition-free fifth year, more students may be able to fit study abroad during their first four years. Devika Milner, director of study abroad, says that students sometimes do not apply because of prevailing myths, such as cost and the…

‘Aranjuez’ enchants listeners through musical journey
Edge, Music, Reviews

‘Aranjuez’ enchants listeners through musical journey

Guitarist Miloš Karadaglić displays how musicians don’t need words to tell stories in his CD Aranjuez. Karadaglić takes on the works of Spanish composers Joaquín Rodrigo and Manuel de Falla to create a unique musical experience. According to Karadaglić’s website, his goal was to bring listeners “on a journey across the Spanish landscape.” The 31-year-old teamed…

News Briefs 11/13
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News Briefs 11/13

#BeatFSU Pep Rally  The Hurricanes are facing off against longtime football rival, Florida State University, this Saturday. Students can get game day ready 5:30 p.m. Friday on the Lakeside Patio with Category Five’s #BeatFSU Pep Rally. Speakers will include President Donna E. Shalala and Deputy Athletic Director Jennifer Strawley. The first 1,000 students in attendance…

Coral Skies feeds festival fix
Community, Edge, Music

Coral Skies feeds festival fix

Music festival fans who are still thinking back longingly to the days of Coachella and Lollapalooza may want to consider checking out Coral Skies Music Festival this weekend. The all-day festival features a 12-act lineup, art, food trucks and craft beer. It is being held in Tampa and West Palm Beach on Saturday and Sunday,…

Indie band Foster the People brings pop, dazzle to Miami Beach
Edge, Music, Reviews

Indie band Foster the People brings pop, dazzle to Miami Beach

Silhouetted against rainbow-colored lights, indie-pop band Foster the People performed their first song, “Pseudologia Fantastica,” at The Fillmore Miami Beach on Thursday night. The band delivered one high-energy number after another, keeping audience members on their feet from the first notes to the final drumbeats of the encore. The sold-out performance featured songs from  “Torches”…

French singer Soko talks about new album, career
Edge, Music, Q & A + Profiles

French singer Soko talks about new album, career

Self-taught singer and instrumentalist Soko traveled to Miami Beach Thursday to perform a show with Foster the People at The Fillmore Miami Beach. Soko, a French native, began her career as an actress in France at the age of 16. She then made the jump to music, releasing her first full-length album “I Thought I Was an Alien” in…

Guantanamo Bay exhibit comes to campus
Campus Life, News

Guantanamo Bay exhibit comes to campus

The Guantanamo Public Memory Project, a collaborative look into the history of this United States naval station in Cuba, makes a stop at the University of Miami. The exhibit, which brings together projects from 11 universities, has been traveling to each of these schools as well as other sites. It allows students to explore the…

SG fall voter turnout doubles from last year
News, Student Government

SG fall voter turnout doubles from last year

The number of votes cast in the Student Government (SG) fall 2014 election doubled from last year’s fall election, with more than 600 students coming out to vote, according to Symon Rowlands, the SG Election Commissions Chair. SG Senate election results were announced on Wednesday at the University Center (UC) Patio. Of the 24 available seats,…

Campus initiative strives to ban bottled water
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Campus initiative strives to ban bottled water

For the past several years, the Alumni Center and Green U have partnered together to offer incoming freshman reusable water bottles during orientation. This year, the bottles served a bigger purpose, as they were a part of the new on-campus initiative Take Back the Tap. Take Back the Tap is coordinated by the national nonprofit…

Traffic safety checkpoints to surround campus
Community, Crime and Safety, News

Traffic safety checkpoints to surround campus

A series of traffic safety checkpoints will be set up in the area surrounding the University of Miami campus Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This will also coincide with events aimed at educating people on driving safety, in the hopes of lessening traffic accidents. According to a press release from the Southeast Community Traffic Safety Team (SE CTST), the…

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