Many University of Miami students expressed outrage and disappointment as unexpected political discussion and support for Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama crept into a supposedly nonpartisan Homecoming 2008 concert, featuring hip hop band N.E.R.D and hip hop duo Kidz in the Hall, Friday night.
Actor Matt Damon will visit the University of Miami to speak at an early vote rally on behalf of the Barack Obama Campaign at noon on the UC Rock, Monday, according to an Obama For America student intern.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission confirmed today that they have leads in the case of the dismembered crocodile found on the University of Miami’s Coral Gables campus on Oct. 1.
Adrienne Arsht, philanthropist and University of Miami trustee since May, is donating a $5 million gift to be used for university-wide ethics programs, eye research, athletics, the music school and more.
Dance Marathon, an event to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network at Miami Children’s Hospital, will take place next Saturday, Nov. 1, not this Saturday. The event will take place from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Hillel Center, located on Stanford Drive on the University of Miami’s Coral Gables Campus.
In the Oct. 9 issue of The Miami Hurricane, in the “Events Beats,” Surfrider UM was cited as having held a benefit concert last Tuesday. However, the benefit concert is actually this Tuesday, Oct. 14., at the UC Patio.
Students and investigators alike speculate about mysterious and brutal crocodile butchering last Wednesday. The investigation is ongoing.
Celebrities endorsing presidential candidates irks many University of Miami students.
The brief published in last Monday’s issue of The Miami Hurricane entitled “UM prof questions Earth’s age” was inaccurately titled; Peter Swart, professor at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, did not question the Earth’s age whatsoever. “I can’t understand where this idea came from,” said Swart, author of the original article which describes his findings in…
For 20-year-old senior Max House Johansen, it seems as if his University of Miami education paid off – literally. Johansen, who is called “well-read” and “very smart” by friends, came home with $25,000 after winning trivia game show Jeopardy!’s “Kids Week Reunion,” which aired at 7:30 p.m. on WPLG channel 10 Monday night. Johansen, who…
Four University of Miami students were robbed at gunpoint on Ponce de Leon Blvd. early Sunday morning, UM Police reported in a Crime Alert this afternoon.
Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George F. Will was invited to speak at the BankUnited Center Wedensday evening, kicking off the school’s election-related series, “A Dialogue for Democracy.”