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Wellness Center evacuated after suspicious device found
Crime and Safety, News

Wellness Center evacuated after suspicious device found

Students were evacuated from the Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center Friday night as a precaution after a suspicious device was found inside the building. Employees of the Wellness Center were informed of the existence of the device after it began making a sound, said Peter Howard, Assistant Vice President for Communications and Public Relations at…

Colin Kaepernick’s peaceful protest deserves praise, not scorn
Opinion

Colin Kaepernick’s peaceful protest deserves praise, not scorn

The San Francisco 49ers captured headlines recently because quarterback Colin Kaepernick remained seated during the national anthem. When asked why he sat during the anthem, Kaepernick replied that it was to protest and call attention to oppression of people of color in America, and that he would sit until “there’s significant change and I feel…

Trust police to maintain order
Opinion

Trust police to maintain order

The shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri reopened the debate on the use of force by the police. A contributor to The Miami Hurricane gave his own opinion on the matter and questioned the state of civilian-police relations in a way that was not entirely definitive. The columnist noted that CS gas, commonly known…

Opinion

To ensure justice, law needs change

Many states have their own interpretations of Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” law. These laws are in place essentially to allow people to defend themselves when endangered by means that would otherwise be deemed illegal. In addition to allowing people to use force to defend themselves, “Stand Your Ground” can be used as immunity from civil…

Opinion

Police officers can now avoid getting pulled over

Over the past month, the feud between the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) and the Miami Police has sparked debate in the community. Last week, the Miami Interim Police Chief Manuel Orosa stated that Miami police officers are no longer allowed to pull over other law enforcement officials, unless they are instructed to do so over…

Two UM students robbed at gunpoint
News

Two UM students robbed at gunpoint

Students Christian Rivera and Aaron Kurz were robbed at gunpoint on the middle of Ponce de Leon Boulevard between the Serpentine Parking lot near the Bank United Center and the Metrorail Tuesday night.

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