Ashley Martinez

Personal, academic growth intertwine
Opinion

Personal, academic growth intertwine

If there’s one thing I learned in four years, it’s what makes a good story. As I’ve worked on more than a hundred stories through The Miami Hurricane, I’ve seen my share of articles and experienced the thrill and angst of working on deadline. As much as I’m aching to quote a musical or joke…

Frost pianist to perform on NPR
Culture, Music

Frost pianist to perform on NPR

Practicing in a run-down hostel in a small Ukranian village, 8-year-old Dasha Bukhartseva had no other dream for her future besides playing piano. Now, as an up-and-coming pianist, Bukhartseva, 22, a second-year master’s student at the Frost School of Music, will be featured on NPR’s “From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley,” a program dedicated…

Behind the scenes and spices of TMH’s global flavors cover
Blogs, UBuzz

Behind the scenes and spices of TMH’s global flavors cover

If our food issue left you hungry for more, check out what went on behind the scenes in the making of our “Savor Global Flavors” issue. Art Director Sarbani Ghosh, Designer Emma Deardorff and Edge Editor Ashley Martinez spent Saturday at Trader Joe’s and Publix picking up the perfect ingredients for the shoot. More than…

Global flavors add special spice
Culture, Food

Global flavors add special spice

With a world of flavors available, it’s time to break out of takeout. For those looking for a way to jazz up routine recipes, without much skill or expense, the answer is to add spices. Each cuisine has its distinct flavor comprised of regional spices, so for inspiration in taking a dish from mundane to insane, check…

Travel not required to sample flavors from around globe
Culture, Food

Travel not required to sample flavors from around globe

For those looking to take a culinary journey around the world, graduate from to-go eats to authentic global meals. Read about Edge’s top picks for genuine, traditional dishes depending on your cuisine cravings. Chinese See what Siyuan Tong suggests as the top authentic Chinese restaurants: -Chang’s Chinese Restaurant -South Garden Chinese Restaurant -Chop Suey International…

American adaptations lack authenticity
Culture, Food

American adaptations lack authenticity

A typical meal from a Chinese restaurant in the U.S. wouldn’t be complete without fortune cookies, wonton soup and some orange chicken. However, in China, this couldn’t be further from the truth. There are no fortune cookies, wonton soup is typically only served for breakfast and orange chicken will be difficult to find on the…

Edge Briefs 4/16
Culture

Edge Briefs 4/16

#TBT Patio Jams In April 1925, a group of citizens chartered the University of Miami as a place for higher education. In celebration of the 90th anniversary of this charter, the weekly Patio Jams concert will be themed as a hashtag #TBT Patio Jams. The Throwback Thursday event will feature an alumni band from 12:30…

‘Golden-age classic’ ‘Oklahoma’ comes to campus
Culture, Theater

‘Golden-age classic’ ‘Oklahoma’ comes to campus

The waving wheat and wind-swept plains have settled the territory of the Jerry Herman Ring Theatre in its latest production of “Oklahoma.” The show premiered Wednesday and features a cast of 25 UM students performing the classic golden-age musical. The show was the first written by famed duo composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein…

Ring Theatre to showcase classic ‘Oklahoma!’
Culture, Theater

Ring Theatre to showcase classic ‘Oklahoma!’

For its final show of the semester, the Jerry Herman Ring Theatre is producing “Oklahoma!” The show is set in the Oklahoma territory in 1906 and follows the romance between cowboy Curly McLain and farm girl Laurey Williams. The production opens at 8 p.m. Wednesday and will run through April 26. Tickets start at $25…

Edge Briefs 4/13
Culture

Edge Briefs 4/13

‘Unfriended’ Though the dead can’t speak, in “Unfriended,” a group of friends find themselves haunted in an online chat room by the account of their dead friend. The Cinematic Arts Commission and Hurricane Productions will host a screening 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Cosford Cinema before the film opens nationwide Friday.  For more information, visit…

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