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Alicia Garza discusses BLM movement
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Alicia Garza discusses BLM movement

In 2012, as Alicia Garza watched a jury give a “not guilty” verdict in the trial of Trayvon Martin’s shooting death, she couldn’t sit still anymore. She was disillusioned by the breakdown of her belief in justice and knew there was a pressing need for action, so she created #BlackLivesMatter (BLM). Garza, along with Opal…

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News Briefs-11/5

Before hitting the books for finals, check out these upcoming Year of the Humanities events.  BookTalk The final BookTalk presentations at Books & Books in Coral Gables will feature history professor Michael Miller and Associate Professor of English Brenna Munro. Miller will discuss his recent book, titled “Europe and the Maritime World: A Twentieth-Century History,”…

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News Briefs 4/16

Memorial Service A memorial service for School of Communication (SoC) professor Stanley Harrison will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. on Thursday at the SoC Reading Room located in the main lobby of the Wolfson building. In lieu of flowers, donations for the S.L. Harrison Memorial Scholarship Fund will be accepted. The fund will…

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News Briefs 4/12

Pride Week SpectrUM is hosting Marriages on the Rock on Thursday for Pride Awareness Week. Students can show support for marriage equality and marry anyone they want – friend, roommate or lab partner – regardless of gender or sex. Ring pops, cake, and marriage certificates will be awarded to participants. Writing The Writing Center 2012…

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News Briefs 2/9

Cold War Lecture Ines Triay, the former assistant secretary for the Office of Environmental Management in the U.S. Department of Energy under President Obama, will speak on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. The event, called “The Environmental Legacy of the Cold War,” will be in the Knight Physics Building’s Wilder Auditorium, Room 112.  An alumna of…

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