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Student says UM tends to needs

Nicky Saltzburg is one of about 10 students at the University of Miami who trek around campus in a wheelchair. . The second year graduate student in counseling mental health has been physically disabled since she was born and is mobile only with the use of a wheelchair. But Saltzburg still manages to maintain a…

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UM student heads to Hollywood

University of Miami student Alexander Osuna’s tic-tac-toe skills will be tested on Feb. 12 when he enrolls as a contestant on Hollywood Squares. Osuna, a marine science and biology major, keeps busy by working for the Miami Seaquarium and at the College of Engineering. To secure the spot, Osuna auditioned when scouts from the program…

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Chartwells improves Quality, variety of food

After a student wrote a column panning Chartwells’ food and service, Dining Services, the department that oversees the food service company, moved to make some changes in the student menu. The same day the column was published, Jan. 25, Leland Rapport, Chartwells’ resident district manager, alerted Mel Tenen, director of auxiliary services about the criticisms….

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News Briefs and Campus Calendar

n register to re-take yearbook photos All organizations need to go the new IBIS Yearbook website (www.miami.edu/ibis) and register to re-take their yearbook photos. The yearbook staff will contact you with your scheduled time. Photos will take place from February 11-15 from 9 am- 4 pm and will take approximately 20 minutes per group. FYI,…

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Escort service advertises on campus

This week flyers advertising the Hot Date Escort Service agency were posted around the University of Miami Coral Gables campus, including at the Whitten Learning Center and the apartment area. Enclosed in glass-cased bulletin boards accessible only by lock and key, these ads were stapled to cork bulletin boards behind the locked glass, next to…

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I interviewed to be a ‘Hot Date’

Editor’s Note: The Hurricane sent its news editor, Danielle Scott, for an interview with a Hot Date Escorts representative. Below is her account of the Wednesday evening meeting. I could start out at $150 an hour for my services. I could even make up to $500 in a weekend if I worked for Hot Date…

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Black Awareness Month unites all

NEXUS- “a connection, tie or link between individuals of a group, members of a series etc.” Nexus is the theme of this year’s University of Miami’s festivities for Black Awareness Month [BAM] 2002. United Black Students [UBS]-the student organization in charge of the month-long of events coinciding with National Black History Month-decided they wanted to…

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‘Funday in the U.S.A’ coming to campus

For the 21st time in the University of Miami’s history, students will buddy up with special needs citizens for Funday. Student volunteers from the university are paired up with people who have special needs. The theme this year is “Funday in the U.S.A.” “The special citizens look forward to this event all year. They are…

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Students get say in school affairs

The University of Miami Board of Trustees voted in favor of adding a student representative to the board on Jan. 18th. Student Government President JosE Diaz had the idea that a student representative was needed. Possibilities for change presented by having a student representative include a solution to parking situations, fund management, and generally empowering…

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Elections for SG in 3 weeks

A new year, a new administration. Student Government elections for a new president and various senate positions begins in less than a month on Feb. 25. Filing for the elections began Jan. 31st and the deadline to turn in an application for an SG position is this Friday, Feb. 8 at 5 p.m. in the…

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Faculty Club on the move

Starting in the fall semester of 2002, the faculty of the University of Miami will have a new, more centralized club for their exclusive use. For some time, the faculty has been voicing their opinion, “requesting to have a more centralized club that they can get to easier” said Faculty Club manager Tom Dalgan. While…


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