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HUMOR: Survey says peeing in shower commonplace
Opinion, The Maturity Column

HUMOR: Survey says peeing in shower commonplace

It was a Tuesday night. My suitemate and I were chilling in my room talking about adult stuff: the economy and “Friends” being on Netflix. While pondering the societal boundaries of Rachel buying stock in Phoebe’s new Greek life scratch-and-sniff sticker franchise, Smelly Frat, I glanced at my suitemate and proposed a question: “Do you…

Newber takes you anywhere
Opinion, The Maturity Column

Newber takes you anywhere

For those of us students who don’t have a car, there are three options for venturing off campus to go sweat publicly at the Grove: get a ride, bring mace on the Metro or call an Uber. However, as a resident of  New Jersey, I am fully aware of how scary it can be to…

Louisville volleyball game sure to be a showdown
Sports, Volleyball

Louisville volleyball game sure to be a showdown

This could be the blueprint of a new conference rivalry. The Hurricanes’ volleyball squad (14-7, 7-3) will take on the Louisville Cardinals (14-9, 6-5) for the first time since they joined the ACC in July. The two teams played two years ago in the Louisville Tournament, and the Cardinals took the match in four sets. Emani Sims…

Canes trump Tar Heels 47-20 in Homecoming game
Football, Sports

Canes trump Tar Heels 47-20 in Homecoming game

The Hurricanes (6-3, 3-2) ran all over North Carolina (4-5, 2-3) with 295 rushing yards, including a 90-yard dart from junior Duke Johnson with three to go in the second quarter. Both Johnson and freshman Joseph Yearby eclipsed 100 yards, though Johnson accumulated 172 of his 177 in the first half. No. 8 first put the…

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Sports Briefs 10.30.14

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Freshman Aisha Edwards will undergo surgery for a torn ACL Thursday, and will therefore redshirt for her first season with the Canes. The 5-foot-8 guard from Boca Raton came in ranked 10th in her position for the class of 2014 by ESPN’s HoopGurlz. “What is delayed is not necessarily denied,” said Head Coach…

Senior Savanah Leaf shines both on, off court
Featured, Sports, Volleyball

Senior Savanah Leaf shines both on, off court

How many college athletes do you know who were also Olympians? Or better yet – who also took first place in a district of the Congressional Art Competition? Meet Savanah Leaf, Miami volleyball’s leading scorer and starting outside hitter who is as dynamic as her resume suggests. “I want to prove myself as both an…

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Sports Briefs 10/23

VOLLEYBALL After becoming the eighth player in school history to record 1,000 kills at the Georgia Tech game Sunday, senior outside hitter Savanah Leaf earned her second straight ACC Player of the Week. Leaf currently leads the ACC with 4.67 kills per set, which also brings her to the second highest total in the conference,…

Miami wins away games
Sports, Volleyball

Miami wins away games

The Hurricanes are finding their stride in ACC play. After splitting the first two weekends in the ACC schedule, the Miami volleyball squad (11-6, 4-2) quickly handled Syracuse (7-11, 0-6) and Boston College (7-9, 2-3) in 3-1 and 3-0 victories away from the Knight Sports Complex. Depth was the story Friday in Syracuse, where four…

Canes lose close game despite strong plays
Sports, Volleyball

Canes lose close game despite strong plays

It came down to the last set. American Volleyball Coaches Association’s No. 5 ranked Florida State University (15-0) needed all five sets to take down the Hurricanes (9-6) at the Knight Sports Complex, despite the momentum from a 3-1 home victory Friday against Clemson. “It’s not about the opponent,” said Miami head coach Jose “Keno”…

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