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Photo of the Week: ‘Hug the Lake’
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Photo of the Week: ‘Hug the Lake’

This week we have a series of photos from Wednesday’s Hug the Lake event presented by Random Acts of Kindness. Students joined hands around Lake Osceola in celebration of Earth Day. The annual event recognizes the importance of preserving the unique environment of Coral Gables. This year, president-elect Julio Frenk, his wife Dr. Felicia Knaul and…

Opinion

Rejuvenate life with a new perspective

In light of recent shootings and hazing incidents at universities across the nation, it seems that faith in the human species has been dwindling. We dwell on these major events that damper our dispositions, while failing to acknowledge the miniscule details we take for granted in our everyday lives. Humans are a good and progressive race….

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Kappa Sigma returns for 75th anniversary

After four years of being banned from campus, Kappa Sigma Fraternity is returning to the University of Miami just in time to celebrate its 75th year anniversary on campus. According to a report published by The Miami Hurricane in February 2009, Kappa Sigma was punished by its international office due to “social and alcohol violations…

The depths of Lake Osceola
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The depths of Lake Osceola

An occasional splash or a sunbathing turtle hint at life beneath the surface of Lake Osceola. The man-made Osceola, located at the center of campus, is ultimately connected to Biscayne Bay by a series of canals, which also fill the lake. Named after a Seminole chief in 1926 by UM’s Iron Arrow Honor Society before…

Opinion

American dream, while staying green

Scene: saw grass blows in the wind, swamp water effortlessly and flawlessly reflects the sky and the occasional bubble at the surface indicates an alligator in the water’s depths. This is the scene we call our home. Oh, wait. No it’s not. Fast-forward 100 years, past the draining of the Everglades, the construction of canals…

CLO Hug the Lake
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CLO Hug the Lake

George H. Houck IV, President of UMiami Atmospheric Science Club, joins students in their efforts to hug lake Osceola Friday afternoon. The event takes place every year on Earth Day with a goal of completing a circle around the entire lake.

Plans for Student Activities Center revealed
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Plans for Student Activities Center revealed

Students and alumni, consider yourself warned. The face of campus is going to change forever. Construction will begin on the long-awaited Student Activities Center this summer, due to a $20 million donation from the Fairholme Foundation. “It is going to be a game-changer like the Wellness Center was in the ‘90s,” said Patricia Whitely, the…

Photo Brief: Enjoying the Day
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Photo Brief: Enjoying the Day

Emily and Buzz sit and chat in the labryinth by Lake Osceola on Sunday, the 23rd. They came out to “enjoy the day.” Neither of them are affiliated with the University, they just live in the neighborhood. Lindsay Brown//News Editor

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