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Tropical storm Erika poses potential threat to South Florida
Environment, News

Tropical storm Erika poses potential threat to South Florida

This story was updated Aug. 27, 11:50 a.m. to describe the university protocol in emergency weather situations.  Tropical Storm Erika is barreling toward the Bahamas and has the potential to make landfall in South Florida on Sunday, but while preparation is necessary, projections vary and can change within a day. According to Professor Nick Shay of…

Miami Beach celebrates history, achievements with centennial concert
Edge, Environment, Music

Miami Beach celebrates history, achievements with centennial concert

The largest free entertainment event in Miami Beach’s history is happening sandside on Thursday, when the Rising Miami Beach Global Music Festival overtakes Ocean Drive. It’s all part of the beach’s biggest-ever birthday party. Thursday marks 100 years since Miami Beach’s incorporation in 1915. Since Sunday, the city has been hosting its 100-hour centennial celebration –…

Community pushes for university to buy back pine rocklands
Environment, News

Community pushes for university to buy back pine rocklands

In 2014, the University of Miami sold 88 acres of an endangered habitat for $22 million to Ram Realty Services (Ram), which plans to develop establishments like a 158,000-square-foot Walmart, a Chili’s restaurant and about 900 apartments on the land. Since then, activists and concerned citizens are protesting the sale, hoping to see the decision overturned. The…

Offices choose to adopt sustainability intiatives
Environment, News

Offices choose to adopt sustainability intiatives

Some of the offices at the University of Miami will be run a little bit greener thanks to the start of the Green Office Certification Program by GreenU. GreenU is a group that works to make UM more ecologically sustainable and teaches the community about sustainability. The program challenges offices around campus to become more…

Earth Week turns campus green
Campus Life, Environment, Featured, News, Student Government

Earth Week turns campus green

Though Earth Day ended Tuesday, Student Government’s (SG) Energy and Conservation Organization (ECO) extended the carbon-footprint-reducing celebration. Throughout the week, ECO collaborated with student organizations to prepare Earth Week, an environmental celebration and awareness effort that features a variety of sustainable initiatives and events. “Each day of the week has a different environmental theme ranging…

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