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Former administrator reminisces, stays involved

Imagine the University of Miami in 1965: no freshmen towers, no cafeterias, no shuttles and no organized student life. That same year, William R. Butler joined UM, becoming vice president of student affairs at the request of former president Henry King Stanford. Prior to his arrival at UM, Butler served as the dean of students…

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Winning wing joints flock close to campus

Why did the student cross the road? To chow down on some chicken and beer before class. Two popular chicken wing joints opened directly across campus last semester: Buffalo Wild Wings Grill (BWW) opened in Sunset Place, and Sports Grill set up shop on Sunset Drive next to George’s (adjacent to Sunset Place). BWW is…

Former administrator reminisces, stays involved
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Former administrator reminisces, stays involved

Imagine the University of Miami in 1965: no freshmen towers, no cafeterias, no shuttles and no organized student life. That same year, William R. Butler joined UM, becoming vice president of student affairs at the request of former president Henry King Stanford. Prior to his arrival at UM, Butler served as the dean of students…

Winning wings
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Winning wings

Why did the student cross the road? To chow down on some chicken and beer before class. In the past month, two popular chicken wing joints have opened directly across campus: Buffalo Wild Wings Grill (BWW) opened in Sunset Place, and Sports Grill set up shop on Sunset Drive next to George’s (adjacent to Sunset…

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News briefs 9/26

Homecoming 2011 Groups of friends and members of organizations are encouraged to compete in the Homecoming events from Oct. 28 to Nov. 4. Team meetings are held on Mondays at 8 p.m. in the i-Lounge. Students can participate in the parade, perform an organized cheer, volunteer at the Hurricanes Help the Hometown service day or…

Research facility opens first phase
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Research facility opens first phase

The first phase of UM’s Life Science and Technology Park, which has been six years in the making, had its grand opening Tuesday morning. Three hundred guests from the Miller School of Medicine and other UM communities, as well as local civic leaders, gathered at the ceremony in the 242,000-square-foot facility in Overtown. “This is…

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Chartwells imposter faces criticism

Over the last month, an anonymous user has been tweeting toilet-humored criticism about the food served in the UM dining halls by Chartwells under the alias @UM_Chartwells. “Welcome Freshman! We hope your digestive tracks are ready for your first year away from home cooking,” read  @UM_Chartwells’ first tweet on Aug. 17. According to the person…

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News Briefs 9/19

SG Elections Student Government Elections will be held Monday through Wednesday in the UC Breezeway from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Students will be voting on the following seats: -Freshman Class Senators -Sophomore Class Senators -Junior Class Senators -Senior Class Senators -Eaton Residential College Senator -Hecht Residential College Senator -Stanford Residential College Senator -Mahoney Residential…

Overtown gets a shot of progress
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Overtown gets a shot of progress

A free Health and Resource Fair was held at the Life Science and Technology Park (LSTP) in historic Overtown this Saturday. The event was a collaborative effort from the University of Miami, Miami-Dade College and South Florida Workforce to provide the community with health screenings and career direction. “Our goal is to put people on…

Archbishop visits UM
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Archbishop visits UM

The Archbishop of Miami, Rev. Thomas Wenski, visited Tuesday at 5 p.m. to celebrate a Mass of the Holy Spirit at St. Augustine Church and Catholic Student Center. Charlotte Cushing//The Miami Hurricane Archbishop Thomas Wenski visited St. Augustine Catholic Church and Catholic Student Center to celebrate the traditional yearly mass of the Holy Spirit on…

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Greek events continue at the Rathskeller

While the new Rathskeller still incorporates many elements of the old, one feature is glaringly missing – the stage. “The stage is definitely what I will miss most about the old Rat,” said Ashley Drake, president of the Panhellenic Association and a server at the Rat. The raised stage at the former Rat was a…

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8/29 – news briefs

Get a chance to be Sebastian the Ibis  Full-time students, not including athletes, have the chance to get on the field. Auditions will be held for a new mascot. If interested, attend the information session on Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. in UC 211. For more information, email Connie Nickel at cnickel@miami.edu. Become a Peace…

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