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Bus changes planned for upcoming football games
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Bus changes planned for upcoming football games

The Sun Life Stadium Transportation Task Force met this spring to discuss changes that will affect students attending football games during the fall. Pat Whitely, vice president for student affairs, led the task force. It was comprised of 22 members, eight of which were students. The task force, which met three times this semester, met…

College newsrooms make for the best classrooms
Opinion

College newsrooms make for the best classrooms

This is it. Four years, nearly 203 deadlines and countless sleepless nights amount to this – my final issue working at The Miami Hurricane. I was accepted to UM after applying early decision. I remember that, two days after my acceptance, I emailed the then editor-in-chief about ways I could get involved with the student…

Vigil held in remembrance of freshman
News, Obituaries

Vigil held in remembrance of freshman

Sophomore Stephanie Alcala remembers sharing a bowl of “SpongeBob SquarePants” macaroni and cheese with freshman Melissa Ribeiro. Alcala, who later became her big sister in the Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority (DPhiE), recalls that that is the moment when she knew their bond had formed. Alcala said that Ribeiro preferred the cartoon macaroni and cheese because…

Freshman dies Wednesday night
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Freshman dies Wednesday night

Freshman Melissa Ribeiro, a new member of the Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority passed away on Wednesday night at a local hospital from a recent illness. No further information, including the exact cause of death, has been released yet. According to her Facebook page, Ribeiro attended Montgomery High School in Skillman, N.J. She was studying at UM’s…

Departments join forces to solve crime
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Departments join forces to solve crime

The University of Miami Police Department (UMPD) and the Coral Gables Police Department joined forces and arrested two individuals linked to robberies involving UM students. The two defendants are specifically thought to be involved in the robbery that took place on March 16. The victim and the witness were walking to campus close to midnight…

How to make the most of Ultra Music Festival
Edge

How to make the most of Ultra Music Festival

Ultra Music Festival (UMF) is just around the corner.  If you’re lucky enough to have scored a three-day pass, you should take advantage of your ticket. The Miami Hurricane has put together some tips to make the most out of your experience. Stay informed UMF has an application available for download for your phone or…

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Hillary Clinton to speak on campus next month

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be visiting the University of Miami campus on Feb. 26. Clinton, who is the likely Democratic Party candidate for the 2016 presidential election, served as the 67th U.S. Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013. Most recently, Barbara Walters named Clinton “the Most Fascinating Person of 2013.” On…

Social media fast sheds light on interactions
Opinion

Social media fast sheds light on interactions

I always have my cellphone on me. I’ve never ignored a text message – though I have forgotten to respond to a few – and unless it’s a really busy day, I’ve been checking in to Foursquare religiously since I signed up three years ago. Instead of reading the newspaper in the morning, I find myself…

Retiring administrator leaves lasting impression
News, Profiles

Retiring administrator leaves lasting impression

As executive assistant for the vice president of student affairs, Sue O’Malley has many tasks to fulfill. Among them, she helps members of the Student Government (SG) Senate put together resolutions to honor retiring members of the campus community. On Wednesday, however, she found herself on the other side of the exchange when she was…

Shalala recognizes Colombian president for leadership
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Shalala recognizes Colombian president for leadership

UM President Donna E. Shalala believes in reciprocating honorable gestures. On Monday, Shalala awarded Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Calderon with the University of Miami President’s Medal at the Newman Alumni Center. Two years ago,  Shalala received the Colombian Congressional Medal of Honor at Bogota’s Constitution Hall. “I said then that the Congressional Medal of…

Recipes from our table to yours
Edge

Recipes from our table to yours

The Miami Hurricane staff searched the family cupboards and dusted off old recipes passed down from generation to generation. Below is a collection of recipes from our families. We hope you enjoy these dishes with your own friends and families. Curried green beans from Alysha Khan, online editor Khan’s parents were born and raised in…

Newsbriefs 11/14
News

Newsbriefs 11/14

SHUTTLES During Thanksgiving and winter break, Student Government and the Division of Student Affairs will be providing shuttle services to the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. For shuttles taken during Thanksgiving break, there will be a $20 nonrefundable fee. Thanksgiving shuttles will depart at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Thursday, 6 a.m., 10 a.m. and…

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