Initially, it starts with aches, a sore throat, cough and runny nose. Though many students label these symptoms as a common cold, a more severe illness may be brewing, which can become part of the nation’s epidemic.
Amid grief, Marjory Stoneman Douglas alumni were joined by hundreds of UM students to demand change and commemorate the lives of the 17 dead after last week’s shooting.
UM students and MSD alumni reflect, amid grief and anger, on their alma mater and the resilience of their community after one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history.
It’s been almost a week since the deadliest school shooting in Florida’s history occurred last week, leaving 17 dead and more than a dozen injured. Now, there’s a renewed focus on safety, locally and nationwide, and unlike in other mass shootings, the conversation has been sustained by student-led efforts.
Donna Shalala spent eight years as the nation’s secretary of health and human services. Shortly after, she spent 14 years as the University of Miami’s president. Now, she said she might have her eyes set on spending time on Capitol Hill.
They say distance makes the heart grow fonder. Sometimes it does, sometimes it doesn’t. University of Miami students reflect on how long distance has affected their relationships.
She’s more than just the girl who received a $50,000 scholarship from Drake. Destiny James had the odds stacked against her for most of her life, and when tragedy struck her freshman year, it didn’t get easier. Yet she used motivation and inner strength to persevere through all of it.
After more than a week of plot twists in the race for Student Government positions, the polls are open. In just a few days, we’ll have a new set of student leaders on campus.
They’re looking to get your vote next week when Student Government elections start. Here’s what you need to know about each candidate.
It went from two to one quick. By the end of the week, there were two tickets running for the Executive Branch of Student Government. Now, it’s the U First ticket and one solo candidate vying for the vice-president position.
Registration for the upcoming Student Government elections has closed. There are two tickets running for executive positions and multiple students vying for each of the available Senate seats.