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News briefs – 9/20

Newsbreak UMTV began its newest program, NewsBreak, on Monday. Each day during NewsBreak, a different host provides 90-second updates on the latest on-campus news. This week, the hosts covered the Univision events live from outside of the BankUnited Center. When they are not live at the scene, reporters will be streaming from the School of…

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Parking zones to split after concerns, comments

In response to numerous complaints and suggestions, the Department of Parking and Transportation will divide the expansive yellow parking zone into three new colored zones next semester, making a total of eight zones. This year, the yellow zone was comprised of the areas near the BankUnited Center (BUC), Wellness Center, Pavia Garage, and Eaton and…

Virginia Key campus parking altered due to construction
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Virginia Key campus parking altered due to construction

When junior Joyce Yager drives to class at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science on Virginia Key, she can’t park on campus. “You have to park at the Seaquarium now,” Yager said. “As long as it’s not too busy, it’s not too bad.” Due to the construction of the new Marine Technology and…

Opinion

The flawed shuttle system

Where are the shuttles? Why is it so crowded in the shuttle? When will the next shuttle come? These questions and many more cross my mind everyday as I wait for the next shuttle to come. I live in an apartment on Bird Road, so it usually takes me 10 minutes to get to campus. However, since I…

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Parking system continues to disappoint

If you hate the new parking permit system, you are not alone. The new UM parking program is basically engineered to ensure only a limited number of good spots. The six types of permits are separated by color: purple, red, yellow, green, gray and blue. You’d assume that there would be enough spots by your…

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Plans for campus bike rental program delayed

The campus bike rental program will not be launched this fall semester. Jake Krupa, treasurer for Student Government (SG), worked with the Department of Parking and Transportation Services last spring to initiate a bike rental program this fall. “Unfortunately, because of the new parking system being implemented, the bike rental program hasn’t seen much more…

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Forum attempts to address parking grievances

Since the university’s new parking system was implemented several weeks ago, complaints by the UM community have been heard from all corners of campus. In order to address permit holders’ grievances, Student Government (SG) hosted a parking forum on Tuesday afternoon featuring Richard Sobaram, director of the Department of Parking and Transportation. The program allowed…

Parking zones steer drivers in two directions
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Parking zones steer drivers in two directions

In response to amounting complaints about a supposed lack of parking on campus, the Department of Parking and Transportation has developed a new parking system which was implemented at the beginning of the fall semester. Students, faculty and staff with cars are now required to park in one of six zones around campus distinguished by…

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New parking system to be implemented in fall

Tired of people swiping your favorite parking spot? With UM’s new parking system, drivers can finally have one designated parking location on campus available at all times. Effective in the fall, students, faculty and staff with cars will be required to apply for a parking permit in one of six zones around campus. By choosing…

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News Briefs 4/21

BUC parking lot closed Lot 434-N located behind the BankUnited Center (facing the Hecht towers) will be closed until April 28 in order to accommodate a special event. go green on the rock On Earth Day, the Rock is going green with a concert featuring local bands. Telekinetic Walrus, the Cornerstoners and Pride of Ions…

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