Booths featured literature, activities and food samples, all geared toward bridging the gap between delicious foods and sustainability.
Marked by her hot pink hair and magnetic swagger, Megan Rapinoe, soccer superstar, spoke to students at the University of Miami on Thursday, Oct 10., about her career and her fight for justice.
“Changes both big and small need to be made now. Our daily living practices need to be eco-friendly, and we can’t live sustainably if we keep business as usual, eating meat and drinking from single-use plastic at the Rat.”
Frenk said that “the Roadmap to our New Century has a single guiding purpose— to make the University of Miami a beacon of understanding, prosperity and well-being that illuminates and inspires this community and the world.”
“There are a lot of people that can’t get themselves prepared. We want to be there for them.”
Miami has a 62% chance of experiencing tropical storm conditions and a 17% chance of experiencing hurricane conditions starting this weekend. Hurricane Dorian is now a Category 2 storm which could hit mainland Florida as a major storm, Category 4 or above, on Monday.
“Orientation made me feel more prepared because it gave me a week to figure my stuff out before I went into classes.”
“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.”