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Haitian-American students react to hurricane devastation, plan volunteer effort
Environment, Hurricane, International, News

Haitian-American students react to hurricane devastation, plan volunteer effort

More than 100 people in Haiti are dead as a result of Hurricane Matthew, and that number is expected to go up, according to Haitian officials. The hurricane tore through the nation on Tuesday, leaving a country already-ravaged by a recent cholera outbreak and an earthquake six years ago even more devastated. Members of Planet Kreyol, the Haitian-American…

Hurricane Matthew weakens, warnings downgraded
Environment, Hurricane, News

Hurricane Matthew weakens, warnings downgraded

Update, 8:03 p.m., Oct. 6, 2016: The hurricane warning for Broward County has been downgraded to a tropical storm warning, according to the NHC’s 8 p.m. advisory. Hurricane warnings remain in effect for the areas of Boca Raton to South Santee River and Lake Okeechobee. Update, 6:26 p.m., Oct. 6, 2016: Hurricane Matthew’s track shifted slightly in the early…

Week of Cuban Culture kicks off
Campus Life, News

Week of Cuban Culture kicks off

In a celebration of Cuban culture, the University of Miami’s Federacion de Estudiantes Cubanos (FEC) has planned a weeklong series of events to promote Cuban culture through food, art and music. The week officially kicked off Friday with opening ceremonies and a trip to the baseball game, followed by a barbecue on the Green on…

Miami misses opportunity with loss at Louisville
Basketball, Sports

Miami misses opportunity with loss at Louisville

In a game that could have punched the ticket to the Big Dance, the University of Miami Hurricanes came up short in its attempt to upset the high-caliber, No. 12 Louisville Cardinals. The enthralling game ended 55-53. “This conference is more like the Big East than I ever imagined,” Louisville head coach Rick Pitino said after the…

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We’re not in Kansas anymore … or are we?

About 3,407 miles away (or, should I say, 5,482 kilometers) from my family in Boston, 4,145 miles from the U, a few time zones ahead, I emerged from the metro to the gleaming sunshine of a Madrid mañana. The Spanish capital city, home to sangria, tapas, y … Starbucks? To my left, Dunkin’ Coffee. To my…

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Celebrate Mardi Gras in Miami

This Tuesday is not just any normal Tuesday. It’s Fat Tuesday! That’s right, people in New Orleans are heading to the streets and experiencing the beautiful floats and rowdy parties that make Mardi Gras so well known across the globe. Growing up in New Orleans, I have been to the celebration no fewer than sixteen…

An eye on hurricane safety
News

An eye on hurricane safety

In May, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicted an especially active hurricane season ­– June 1 through Nov. 30 ­– for the Atlantic basin. As the peak of the season approaches, 2011’s first hurricane is less than 400 miles away from Miami, and the importance of being prepared for such a disaster cannot…

Former Cane starts for hometown team
Sports

Former Cane starts for hometown team

As Gaby Sanchez rounded the bases following his first home run of the season, a three-run shot off of Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Vicente Padilla, chants of “It’s great to be a Miami Hurricane” filled Sun Life Stadium.

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Junior lefthander Michael Mediavilla was his vintage self, Miami's offense came through again, ...

Miami redshirt freshman David Dinsmore won the NCAA national championship in the men's 10-meter ...

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