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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...

Students find meaning, niche through service

Carving out your niche in college isn’t easy. But what better way to find a community than through community service? The William R. Butler Center...

Big screen sans the big bucks

For a thrifty college student, a night out at the movies is probably far-fetched. But who would pass on the opportunity to watch a free blockbuster that’s just a few minutes’ walk away?

Simulators transform how students learn

At UM’s School of Nursing and Health Studies, simulation is the way of the future. Nursing students now have the opportunity to use one of...

Programming board brings on-campus entertainment

Wiz Khalifa, comedians, Neon Trees, an end-of-year carnival, Ms. Lauryn Hill, live music during lunch on Thursdays, the Beelzebubs (the voices behind “Glee’s” Dalton...

On-campus food outlets match student interests

Concern about on-campus dining is an age-old issue at the University of Miami. But it's one problem that is quickly becoming nonexistent. “Dining touches everyone-...

UM Student Activities Center to include green construction features, possible LEED certification in the future

Starting late summer or early fall, the first stages of construction on the new Student Activities Center will begin at the location of...

‘Chalking is not a crime’

Students Toward A New Democracy (S.T.A.N.D.) is claiming that the University of Miami is censoring its freedom of expression.

Carnival takes cues from county fair

As final exams and paper deadlines loom, the last thing on students’ minds is enjoying a ride on a pirate ship or relishing in a delicious funnel cake. But this Friday between 8 and 10 p.m. on the Green and the Rock, stressed students can take a day off at the annual Canes Carnival, hosted by Canes Night Live (CNL).

Actress merges love of theater, human rights

Sophomore Bridgette Well’s upcoming role as NYC Woman in QuantUM’s production of “I Love You Because” involves her enacting a Jewish landlady, a lesbian and a cocktail waitress, but deep down she’s just another small town girl. Or is she? Well hails from Oconomowoc, Wis., a city 40 minutes from Milwaukee with a population of 12,382, less than the total amount of enrolled students on the UM Coral Gables campus. While her hometown may be about the same size as UM, it’s a world away from the life on campus.

Day of silence to give voice to LGBT community

Starting Monday, SpectrUM will be hosting their annual Pride Awareness Week advocating the organization’s mission to “celebrate diversity in sexual orientation and gender identity” across campus. The week’s events will include marriages on the Rock, a panel discussion about the intersection among religion and beliefs, sexuality and ethics and, for the first time, a campus-wide day of silence.

Dining services responds to students

Concern about on-campus dining is an age-old issue at the University of Miami. At the end of last semester, a new auxiliary services executive director, Sandra Redway, was appointed. Together with the recently inaugurated Student Government executive board, the Department of Dining Services is ready to face the challenge of satisfying its clientele.
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