After a year of hard work and countless meetings, the U First executive ticket members completed their term with lessons learned and campaign promises fulfilled.
“I was often the only woman in the room,” Rep. Donna Shalala (D-Florida) said when reflecting on her storied career as an academic, government official and prominent female figure.
“You stand out with enthusiasm and with a smile, but also with working hard. That’s what I did my whole career,” Rep. Shalala told students. “And I had a sense of humor, that helps.”
Despite the the challenges of long distance relationships, many students at the University of Miami have found a way to hold onto their far-away romances.
“We had cockroaches for about a week and I wouldn’t shower on my floor. They were all over the bathroom and sometimes got into bedrooms.”
“We need to get students involved who are passionate about sustainability. It doesn’t just matter in sports but in every aspect of our campus. Change all starts with us.”
In tune with University of Miami tradition, representatives from several student organizations competed Oct. 29 for a spot on the 2018 homecoming court during the annual King and Queen Pageant. Contestants participated in choreographed dances, performed themed homecoming skits and showed off their special talents, all with the hopes of being crowned a member of the homecoming court.
Jimenez’s work is largely critical of the American attitude towards immigrants and the common stigmas against them.