Daniel Cepero

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Director talks new audiences, filmmaking, horror-comedies

After working with artists like Eminem, Rihanna and Britney Spears, music video director Joseph Kahn is taking a stab at the horror genre. Kahn, who has been recognized at the Grammys for his work, is promoting his horror-comedy about a group of high school students being stalked by a killer before their senior prom. To…

With less funds, clubs get creative
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With less funds, clubs get creative

On Tuesday night, Kevin Hamlin and about nine other Salsa Craze members stood applauding and cheering as they watched several brave locals conquer – or be conquered by – a challenging obstacle course that ended with an almost 20-foot climbable wall. “Cameras were on us all the time and they would tell us ‘now a big…

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Kony 2012 explodes in popularity

Over three weeks, Invisible Children’s “Kony 2012” video has gotten more than 85 million views and sparked massive discussions across all social media platforms. Invisible Children, an organization dedicated to bringing Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony to justice, posted the 30-minute video on March 5. “Kony 2012” offers a simple breakdown of Kony, his Lord’s Resistance…

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

On Saturday, two of UM’s top dance groups strutted their stuff at their annual performances. The Indian Student Association 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, which brought together UM “celebrities”…

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Instead of in-person celebrations at Hard Rock Stadium, President Julio Frenk announced that the University of Miami will hold its four observances online because of updated COVID-19 data. ...

The newly chartered Peruvian Students Association seeks to expand its impact and influence beyond campus, supporting protests against education cutbacks in the South American country and connecting students across the United States to their Andean roots. ...

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As the world observes the 32nd annual World AIDS Day, a University of Miami team is shining a bright light on a neighborhood initiative to curtail the epidemic. ...

With the acquisition of the new instrument and an accompanying nanoindenter, studies at the College of Engineering are entering a new and advanced era of materials characterization. ...

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