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Motion pictures student writes, directs coming out dramedy

Senior Danny Menendez, a relative new-comer to the world of moviemaking, finished his first film, “Born This Way,” this summer taking on the roles of screenwriter, producer and director. An interesting twist on the typical coming-out tale, “Born This Way” tells the story of a closeted straight guy coming out to his gay parents. The…

Campus dance groups feature unique styles
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Campus dance groups feature unique styles

Two of the University of Miami’s top dance groups strutted their stuff at their annual performances on March 3. The Indian Student Association (ISA) hosted their fifth annual Miami Mayhem dance competition, which featured Garba/Rass dance teams from across the nation. The same evening, Miami Ballroom hosted their second annual Dancing with the UMiami Stars,…

Technology transforms a classic into new film
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Technology transforms a classic into new film

James Cameron has proved that he really is the king of the world. Everyone knows Cameron from his work as a director for “Titanic” and “Avatar.” However, few know of his lesser-known partner-in-crime, Jon Landau. Landau, who produced “Titanic” and “Avatar,” climbed the ladder of success in the industry. “I started taking any job in…

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