U.S. World Memory Champion Nelson Dellis, a University of Miami alumnus, used witty tools to share memorization tactics to a full audience on Monday night at the Whitten Learning Center.
So why, after 73 years of a marijuana prohibition, are states reconsidering the legality of this drug? For years, the justifications of legalizing weed have been as varied as prison overcrowding, money wasted on excessive law enforcement and anti-drug campaigns.
Although 2009 was the year with the most Peace Prize nominations in history, no person other than Obama deserved it more. Certainly not Hu Jia, a Chinese human rights activist who has been jailed by the Chinese government for her “subversive” activities, or Morgan Tsvangirai who despite repeated attempts on his life managed to get the ruthless dictator of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, to share power.
It appears the University of Miami has doubled its number of former cabinet members on staff. Former Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez, who served under President George W. Bush from 2005-2008, has been hired as a non-resident scholar at UM’s Institute for Cuban and Cuban American Studies (ICCAS).
Karl Rove, who was Deputy Chief of Staff to former President George W. Bush, spoke to a jam-packed Storer Auditorium at the University of Miami Thursday night.
Many people aren’t sure what they want. On that same note, people are positive that they do not want any similarities to the previous eight years. John McCain is a significant break from President Bush. He has experience working with the Democratic Party and knows what it means to be centrist.