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Panel raises public awareness of human trafficking
Crime and Safety, International, National News, News, Uncategorized

Panel raises public awareness of human trafficking

With 600,000-800,000 people trafficked across international borders every year, the month of January is dedicated to raising awareness of human trafficking. Organized by the National Organization for Women (NOW) and Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, a panel with specialized guests in the field was held on Wednesday to discuss how modern-day slavery can be prevented….

Senior dies after jumping from stairwell at School of Communication
Campus Life, Crime and Safety, News, Uncategorized

Senior dies after jumping from stairwell at School of Communication

A University of Miami senior died overnight after trying to jump between two ledges at the School of Communication. Estefano Aime, a graduate of Palmer Trinity School in Palmetto Bay, was an Entrepreneurship major in the School of Business who worked at the Rathskeller restaurant on campus and was a member of the Kiteboarding Club, according to tweets from…

‘The Hunting Ground’ addresses sexual assault on college campuses
Campus Life, Crime and Safety, News, Student Organization

‘The Hunting Ground’ addresses sexual assault on college campuses

The screening of a documentary film about how the issue of sexual assault is handled in college communities was followed by a discussion of the topic on Tuesday afternoon. The conversation followed the screening of “The Hunting Ground” at the Cosford Cinema, which was presented by the student organization Canes Consent. It focused on how…

University of Miami students in Paris reported safe after terror attacks, detail experience
Crime and Safety, International, News

University of Miami students in Paris reported safe after terror attacks, detail experience

All 10 of the University of Miami students studying abroad in Paris have been reported safe following the attacks, according to Vice President for Student Affairs Patricia Whitely. Gunmen and suicide bombers coordinated attacks throughout the City of Light on Friday, setting off bombs and shooting hostages. Targets included restaurants, a soccer stadium and the…

Dr. Jim Larson presents studies on ‘aggressive youth’ at conference on school safety, violence
Community, Crime and Safety, News

Dr. Jim Larson presents studies on ‘aggressive youth’ at conference on school safety, violence

Students inclined to proactive aggression, as opposed to students inclined to reactive aggression, often see little reason to change their ways due to this goal-oriented aggressive behavior. According to Jim Larson, professor emeritus of psychology and former director of the School Psychology Training Program at the University of Wisconsin, these students are belligerent because of…

BikeSafe program’s week of bicycling emphasizes greener methods of traveling
Community, Crime and Safety, Environment, News

BikeSafe program’s week of bicycling emphasizes greener methods of traveling

In an effort to transform South Florida into an eco-friendly hub that promotes greener transportation methods, the University of Miami BikeSafe program is teaming up with the KiDZ Neuroscience Center for a week of bicycling. The BikeSafe program, created in 2009 to address Miami-Dade County’s poor record of bicycle injuries and fatalities, will be a…

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