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University protocol, morale put to the test during Irma’s historic wrath
Campus Life, Hurricane, News

University protocol, morale put to the test during Irma’s historic wrath

Hurricane Irma was the largest storm in recent memory for many Floridians. For the University of Miami, it brought many firsts: first mandatory evacuation of campus, first relocation of residential students into shelters, first cancellation of classes for almost three weeks. For students, it brought countless new experiences, such as preparing for a catastrophic Category…

Academic calendar adjustments are a merciful approach to a disruptive hurricane
Hurricane, Opinion, Staff Editorial

Academic calendar adjustments are a merciful approach to a disruptive hurricane

Two weeks have passed since the fiercest storm in recent memory scraped through South Florida, leaving debris littered throughout the region and many Floridians displaced from their homes. The University of Miami issued the first mandatory evacuation in its history, reacting to grim forecasts for the East Coast. Classes were canceled for almost three weeks,…

Back-to-back hurricanes ravage UM students’ home countries
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Back-to-back hurricanes ravage UM students’ home countries

For most University of Miami students who reside in the United States, the main concern in anticipation of Hurricane Irma was evacuate and safety from the storm. However, for other students, Hurricane Irma and its successors, including Hurricane Maria, exceeded mere concern after both ravaged their home countries. Senior Paula Landrón was in her native…

Financial aid office offers extra emergency aid to students post-Irma
Finance, Hurricane, News

Financial aid office offers extra emergency aid to students post-Irma

Any University of Miami student financially impacted by recent natural disasters may be eligible for additional emergency funds from the university’s Office of Student Financial Assistance and Employment (OSFAE). UM is allowed to distribute the funding because of an emergency declaration made by the Department of Education, OSFAE Executive Director Raymond Nault-Hix said. The funding…

VIDEO: Hurricane Irma’s damage on Coral Gables campus
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VIDEO: Hurricane Irma’s damage on Coral Gables campus

Two TMH reporters rode along with UMPD officials Wednesday to see some of the damage caused by Hurricane Irma on UM’s Coral Gables campus. Though widespread damage and fallen trees are visible around campus, university officials said the damage was worse immediately after the storm. UM Facilities crews and outside vendors have been inspecting buildings…

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