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Meredith fondly remembered

Chad Meredith’s death has left the University of Miami in a state of shock and sadness. “It’s not just a loss for me and my fraternity, it’s a loss for the school,” said sophomore Timothy Williamson about losing his best friend, Chad Meredith. Meredith drowned while swimming in Lake Osceola on the University of Miami…


UM shows depth in blowout

The Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team ended their 2001 exhibition season Saturday afternoon at the Knight Sports Complex with a huge statement, dominating the LA City Stars, 107 – 72. After a bit of a slow start, the Hurricanes came on strong, keeping the pressure throughout the contest. Junior forward James Jones poured in a…


Proposal may change wage rates for UM

By Margarita MartIn-Hidalgo Hurricane Staff Writer A UM faculty senate committee has started to draft a proposal to develop a living wage policy for contractors hired by the university, UM employees and possibly UM student employees. The ad hoc Committee for the Status of UNICCO Employees will determine which companies providing labor, services, and goods…


Sports Briefs

SYRACUSE-24 W. VIRGINIA-13 With the Orangemen holding on to a 10-6 lead over WVU early in the fourth quarter, Syracuse cornerback Andre Brinson blocked a punt that set up James Mungro’s 2-yard TD run to help send Syracuse to a 24-13 victory. The Mountaineers’ hurry-up offense struggled against the Syracuse defense, which forced three costly…


UM dean pens controversial novel

Bernardo Benes had one prime motive when he convinced Robert M. Levine, UM’s dean of Latin American Studies to pen his story. “I wanted my grandchildren to know who their grandfather was, what he did and why he did it,” said Benes. Several hundred hours of rigorous interviewing, along with research that exhausted sources and…


News Briefs and Campus Calendar

Memorial service The memorial service of freshman Chad Meredith, who died on November 5th, will be held tomorrow at TIME HERE. Condolences from The Miami Hurricane go out to family and friends. Yearbook pictures Attention all students time is running out! Don’t miss your opportunity to be in this year’s Ibis yearbook. New dates have…


‘Three Sisters’ take stage at Ring Theatre

In an outstanding theatre department performance, director Bruce Miller and his cast breathe life into the pages of Anton Chekhov’s Three Sisters, doing justice to both the masterpiece and the genius behind it. Set in provincial nineteenth century Russia, Three Sisters explores Chekhov’s recurring themes of the passage of time and the hope and grief…


Hartlaub, Saake pace Lady ‘Canes

The University of Miami women’s basketball team hopes to call upon a mixture of youth and experience to improve upon last year’s 13-15 record. The coaching staff emulated that plan for the exhibition opener. Miami defeated the Virgin Island All-Stars 80-74 on Friday at the Knight Sports Complex. Twelve Hurricanes saw action in the contest,…


Neil Simon cooks with humor and reality

In The Dinner Party, Neil Simon places people who would rather not come anywhere near each other in the same restaurant with others in the same predicament. It is a recipe for disaster – or not, if one has Simon’s light touch of wit and humor and gift for tackling a thorny issue like divorce….


Tennis dominates doubles

The University of Miami women’s tennis team concluded their fall season strongly this past weekend when they hosted the Second Annual Hurricane Fall Classic. The home tournament, Miami’s first and only one this fall, included matches between Miami, Florida Atlantic, Florida International, and South Alabama. The Hurricanes were almost flawless in doubles competition, taking nine…

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