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Keep green in Foote Green
Opinion, The Maturity Column

Keep green in Foote Green

Finally, it was spring break in Miami and I was getting ready to sprawl out on the plush grass of the Foote Green right in front of Richter. You see, this was a big occasion for me: I hadn’t been able to enjoy the campus’s premiere field for two months. Unfortunately, it was in recovery…

Napping pods hit snooze on real solutions
Opinion, The Maturity Column

Napping pods hit snooze on real solutions

At last, mental health is being supported on campus and even getting a monetary boost. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that the money is going toward the right proponents for this sensitive subject matter. A few weeks ago, Student Government teamed up with the school administration to unveil two napping pods that cost $9,000 each. “Danny,…

The Maturity Column: Take second chances
Opinion, The Maturity Column

The Maturity Column: Take second chances

At six-foot-six, Giancarlo Stanton stared down at me as words clumsily stumbled out of my mouth. It was the Miami Marlins’ first baseball game of the season, which happened to be their first loss as well. So I guess you could say it was the perfect scenario for my first interview with professional athletes. In…

Grandma Shalala: mixture of intelligence, kindness, awesomeness
Opinion, Shalala, The Maturity Column

Grandma Shalala: mixture of intelligence, kindness, awesomeness

President Donna E. Shalala may be known for being our coveted Dumbledore, guiding us all with her strength and composure, but we students have never had the privilege of witnessing the sensitive, wants-to-spoil-you-with-sweets side that is characteristic of the grandfatherly headmaster. However, this doesn’t mean that we can’t indulge our imaginations with what kind of grandma Shalala would be. ​Personally, I had the pleasure…

Mark Light milkshakes spark interest, patience
Opinion

Mark Light milkshakes spark interest, patience

For the “generation without an attention span,” we surely don’t mind waiting for something if we want it badly enough. New “Hunger Games” movie? Wait in line. Thirty-minute wait at Buffalo Wild Wings? Wait for your buzzer to ring. New season of “Breaking Bad?” Wait until it comes out on Netflix (for some reason, we’re…

Stop crowd stands from becoming ghost towns
Opinion

Stop crowd stands from becoming ghost towns

It’s around 8 p.m. Thursday. WVUM Sports Director AJ Ricketts stands courtside in Madison Square Garden, the mecca of basketball, where Spike Lee comes to eat his feelings and think about his Knicks’ woes. Only one hour remains until the start of Rickett’s final Hurricanes basketball broadcast: the National Invitational Tournament championship (NIT). “We heard…

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