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New projects should be better prioritized
Opinion

New projects should be better prioritized

By now, many students have heard of the two bridges planned for construction on campus – one that will span from the Eaton parking lot to the University Center (UC) patio, and the other to be in front of the Wellness Center. Creating these bridges on campus is not an optimal use of the university’s…

Controversial overpass cleared for construction
Campus Life, Community, News

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

Staff Editorial 2/21: Don’t bypass the overpass

Since 1990, three University of Miami students have died as a result of being hit by a car crossing  U.S. 1. That is three too many. That statistic does not include the five students who have been severely injured since 1989 or other individuals who are not affiliated with the university. Miami is full of…

Scholarship honors Sigma Chi brother
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Scholarship honors Sigma Chi brother

A soccer tournament held Sunday raised more than $2,000 for the Taylor Emmons Scholarship Fund, which was created by members of Sigma Chi to honor the late UM student and fellow fraternity brother. Emmons, a 19-year-old sophomore majoring in entrepreneurship, was struck by a car traveling southbound on San Amaro Drive in the early morning…

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