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Anne Frank Halloween costume causes controversy
Edge

Anne Frank Halloween costume causes controversy

Halloween is all fun and games until someone disregards cultural sensitivity. Two weeks ago, online retailer www.halloweencostumes.com received backlash after releasing an Anne Frank children’s Halloween costume. The costume featured a beret, navy shirtwaist-style dress with buttons, a felt bag and “felt destination tag sewn to the dress collar” to represent the Jewish teenager who…

Homecoming events calendar
Campus Life, News

Homecoming events calendar

Enchant the Spirit Homecoming Spirit Day: Enjoy DIY Halloween and magic crafts, a photo booth, food and live music from Patio Jams. When: Tuesday, Oct. 31, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at SC Patio. Organized Cheer Competition: Various student organizations participate in the annual cheer competition, which showcases skits and dance performances. Organizations compete until…

Art professor displays politically charged “American Masks”
Art, Edge

Art professor displays politically charged “American Masks”

  Crowds formed outside the windows of the University of Miami art gallery in Wynwood and stared at the display: Ku Klux Klan hoods made out of American flags. Associate Professor of Sculpture Billie Grace Lynn showcased “American Masks” as part of UM’s annual faculty art show. She first created the masks in 2006 as…

Post Malone entertains, inspires at Revolution Live
Edge, Music

Post Malone entertains, inspires at Revolution Live

Red and blue lights bathed the stage when Post Malone came out wearing his notoriously causal black tee and shorts with white vans. “What is up, guys?” Malone said. “What is going on. Y’all going to get weird tonight?” America’s Backyard, the intimate outdoor live music venue at Revolution Live in Fort Lauderdale, hosted the…

‘Bogart Film Noir Shorts Competition’ expands, celebrates the best in film noir from student filmmakers
Community, Edge, Movies

‘Bogart Film Noir Shorts Competition’ expands, celebrates the best in film noir from student filmmakers

The classic French film genre, film noir, famous for its pessimistic mood and its depiction of the “femme fatale,” is being celebrated at the third annual “Bogart Film Noir Shorts Competition” at the University of Miami’s Bill Cosford Cinema. From Oct. 15-17, filmmakers from around the world were recognized as their contemporary film noir movies…

Hurricane Productions wins NACA Board of Excellence award
Community, Edge

Hurricane Productions wins NACA Board of Excellence award

This year’s Hurricane Productions became the first board in HP history to take home the top honor at the National Association for Campus Activities, the Board of Excellence award. The conference took place in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Oct. 5-8, highlighting professional development, creative programming and inventive entertainment ideas from more than 100 schools in the southern…

A$AP Ferg and Cash Cash to perform at Homecoming concert
Edge, Music

A$AP Ferg and Cash Cash to perform at Homecoming concert

Hurricane Productions announced Oct. 10 that A$AP Ferg and Cash Cash will be UM’s 2017 Homecoming performers. Harlem-born rapper A$AP Ferg is known for his affiliation in the rap collective A$AP Mob alongside popular artists A$AP Rocky and A$AP Nast. He is known for songs such as “Shabba” and “Work,” as well as the hit…

WVUM teams up with Wynwood’s III Points Festival
Edge, Music

WVUM teams up with Wynwood’s III Points Festival

Students snacked on pizza and played corn hole, while local DJ Nick Leon played eclectic beats from his turntable at the UC Patio for WVUM’s annual Pre-Points party, which promotes Wynwood’s popular III Points Music, Art & Technology Festival. III Points will take place Oct. 13-15 with five stages and art installations at Mana Wynwood….

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