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News Briefs 4/20
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News Briefs 4/20

50th Birthday Party The University Center is turning 50 years old on Wednesday. Several events will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. throughout the Student Center Complex to celebrate the anniversary. On the Lakeside Patio, there will be a 1960s-themed photo booth, cake pops, and make your own dog tags. At 12:45 p.m.,…

News Briefs 4/16
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News Briefs 4/16

Nonviolence Training The Freedom Foundation and Students UNITE are presenting a training session on how to resolve conflict peacefully, a tactic used by Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. Presented by UM Alternative Breaks, the two-day session will be taught by nonviolence practitioners from Selma, Ala. The event is free and open…

Senate Recap: Student-athlete talent show, UV gates, SG budget
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Senate Recap: Student-athlete talent show, UV gates, SG budget

With only one more Senate meeting of the year, last minute projects are being finalized as Student Government looks ahead to next year. Seniors graduating are encouraged to complete their Tradition Keeper, an online book where students can upload pictures of their UM bucket list. Uploading five pictures awards a senior sunglasses, 10 is a UM pin and 20 is…

News Briefs 4/13
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News Briefs 4/13

Earth Week This year’s Earth Week, presented by Student Government’s ECO Agency, will have a week’s worth of activities, free food and prizes. Students who post on social media with the hashtag #UMiamiEarthWeek are entered in a raffle to win a solar-powered watch, solar-powered charger or a $25 Chipotle gift card. More posts equate to…

Senate Recap: Wynwood shuttles, gym equipment, mental health task force
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Senate Recap: Wynwood shuttles, gym equipment, mental health task force

Student Government’s Senate only has a few sessions left until the year ends, but in the meantime, Senate is still passing bills and finishing up projects. The University Affairs committee reported that there will be new equipment in the Wellness Center, and Mahoney-Pearson now rents out vacuums for students to clean their dorms. Free shuttles to Wynwood…

News Briefs 4/9
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News Briefs 4/9

Canes Go Bald 4 Kids The St. Baldrick’s Foundation focuses on funding children’s cancer research, much of which is conducted at the Miller School of Medicine. To raise money, Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority is inviting students to donate their hair. The event is free for students. To register, join a team or donate, visit…

News Briefs 4/6
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News Briefs 4/6

International Week The Council of International Students and Organizations’ (COISO) International Week 2015 will celebrate the various cultures represented on campus by dedicating each day to a different part of the world. Each day includes a day activity from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and an evening show from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Events will offer free food…

News Briefs 4/2
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News Briefs 4/2

  Mental Health Forum The UM community is invited to participate in a mental health forum provided by the Student Health Advisory Committee (SHAC). A panel of experts will help facilitate a discussion about mental health on campus and resources available to students. The goal of the panel is to create a safe space to…

Senate Recap: HBO Go for residents, take-out dining
News, Senate Recap, Student Government

Senate Recap: HBO Go for residents, take-out dining

While other students are caught up in exams, Student Government (SG) is wrapping up on its end-of-the-year projects to prepare for the upcoming semester. Academic Affairs is still completing the details of how to make the process of transferring credits for veterans easier and making improvements to the cognate system. Students who have any suggestions can email Sarah Betancourt…

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