As Native American students with heritage in Chickasaw, Choctaw, Cherokee and Seminole nations, sisters Allison and Sarah Cawthon expressed great concern with Iron Arrow and its practices, which Allison Cawthon deemed “huge cultural appropriation and misappropriation.”
“Multifaith dialogue is absolutely necessary in today’s world in order to help eliminate divisive hate and ignorance,” he said. “In the end, we are all part of the Canes family and that family is made stronger by emphasizing the ways we are similar while embracing and educating others on the ways we are unique.”
About 20 minutes before the Greater Miami Symphonic Band was set to take the stage, the group’s oboe and English horn player tumbled down a flight of stairs in the lobby of Maurice Gusman Concert Hall at the University of Miami, hitting her head on the tile floor.
“Iron Arrow has never been a goal for me, nor should it be a goal for anyone,” Gallagher said. “But I think that anybody who genuinely loves UM, should have that desire to be part of what is essentially the heartbeat of UM.”
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.