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Senator discusses next step in education reform
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Senator discusses next step in education reform

Florida Senator Dwight Bullard made an appearance on campus Monday night, speaking to students who are interested in reforming the public school system and improving the education that students are receiving. “We do have a problem [with education], and you all represent not only the folks that can solve it, but the opportunity to move…

Controversial overpass cleared for construction
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Controversial overpass cleared for construction

    After several hurdles, plans for a pedestrian bridge that will allow UM students to cross U.S. 1 well above speeding cars and distracted drivers are finally concrete.   All legal and budget issues have been resolved, and Miami-Dade County is now in the process of finalizing the design before construction commences. The Mediterranean-style…

Opinion

Metrorail needs to improve signage

The Disney World Resort monorail has 12 different train lines. The Miami Metrorail has two. The Miami Metrorail might be your most affordable option in traveling to Miami International Airport, but only if you’re on the right train. Prior to the inauguration of the Orange Line, the singular Green Line spanned 24.4 miles and provided…

Miami named the worst-run city in America
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Miami named the worst-run city in America

An online financial news and opinion forum, Wall St. 24/7, named Miami the worst-run city in America. The study, which looked at the 100 most populous cities in the U.S., took violent crime, poverty rate, credit rating and the proportion of high school graduates among the adult population into account. This review of “the local…

News

Program allows submission of anonymous tips to police

With the help of a new program called TIPSOFT, anyone can send anonymous tips via text message or online to the Coral Gables Police Department. As the first municipality in Miami-Dade County to offer this program, the department can now respond to residents who send a text message to “CRIMES” (274637) with the keyword “GABLES”…

News

Budget cuts threaten public safety near water

Miami-Dade County has proposed a budget plan for 2012 that will cut funds from the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department. These cuts will also affect the Ocean Rescue Bureau in the Fire Rescue Department, which hires lifeguards for public beaches. Similarly, lifeguard programs across South Florida are suffering from budget cuts. Palm Beach County has already…

A Circus of Corruption
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A Circus of Corruption

In the newest development in a succession of corruption reports at Miami City Hall, District Five Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones surrendered to county investigators amid allegations that she forged letters and other documents to have city funds enter her private coffers.

News

UM to host Miami Poverty Conference

The University of Miami will host the Miami Poverty Conference (MPC) next week, a brand-new program that aims to educate students in the Miami-Dade area about the growing issue of poverty in their community.

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Activist and community organizer Alicia Garza stresses the need for a richness of ideas to help solv ...

Miami fell to No. 34 University of Louisville, 4-1, Sunday at the Bass-Rudd Tennis Center. ...

Facing its 11th top-30 opponent in 13 matches this season, the No. 37 Miami women's tennis team ...

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 ...

The University of Miami track and field program shined in a talented field at the Hurricane Collegia ...

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