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Huffington talks new book, success tips
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Huffington talks new book, success tips

On Tuesday, Chair, President and Editor-in-Chief of the Huffington Post Media Group Arianna Huffington visited the University of Miami to discuss her 14th book, “Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder.” She spoke to members of student media and answered questions about how to succeed in…

UMAB springs into service
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UMAB springs into service

While most students use the week of spring break to sit back, relax and tan by the beach, the members of University of Miami Alternate Breaks (UMAB) take the time to focus on social justice issues. The idea of an “alternative break” is not something that is unique to UM’s campus. UMAB is a chapter…

Enthusiastic employee leaves legacy
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Enthusiastic employee leaves legacy

When former Vice President for Student Affairs William Butler was hiring his staff in the early ‘70s, he knew he had his work cut out for him. “We didn’t have any residence colleges; we didn’t have the high rise towers; we didn’t have any cafeterias. All the students would run across the street for their…

Administration, News

Wellness Center director to retire

Norm Parsons, executive director of the Wellness Center, announced his retirement Friday. When Parsons officially steps down in October, it will mark his 43rd year at the university. “To be honest, it’s time to try to go on, I’ve got a couple of grandkids and some grand cats that I need to visit,” he said….

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Limited funds fail to finance film projects

The students in the School of Communication’s (SoC) Department of Cinema and Interactive Media know that creating a movie is much more than just calling “lights, camera, action.” The motion picture practicum (CMP 451) course, the capstone class for motion pictures majors, requires teams of about four to five students to get together to create…

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Committee to address football busing concerns

Students and faculty have come together to organize a task force charged with improving student bus transportation and ticketing for Sun Life Stadium. Under the leadership of Vice President for Student Affairs Patricia Whitely, this committee will address some of the issues that the system has been faced with in recent years. “The original mission…

Retiring administrator leaves lasting impression
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Retiring administrator leaves lasting impression

As executive assistant for the vice president of student affairs, Sue O’Malley has many tasks to fulfill. Among them, she helps members of the Student Government (SG) Senate put together resolutions to honor retiring members of the campus community. On Wednesday, however, she found herself on the other side of the exchange when she was…

Moonves talks business with student media
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Moonves talks business with student media

CBS Chief Executive Leslie Moonves visited campus on Monday and discussed some of his thoughts on the future of broadcast journalism and shared his experiences from the course of his career. Here are some of the highlights from his press conference with student media. In a time when our country is so polarized politically, what…

CBS icon to share advice with students
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CBS icon to share advice with students

CBS Chief Executive Leslie Moonves will be at the University of Miami on Monday. During his visit, he will discuss his career in television and share his insight with students and faculty. When Moonves joined CBS in 1995, he developed shows like “Everybody Loves Raymond,” “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” and “Survivor.” He is credited with…

What does your shirt say about you?
Culture

What does your shirt say about you?

At each home football game, Canes fans dress in green and orange garb to cheer their boys on at Sun Life Stadium. Although the student section evolves into a sea of orange, take a closer look, and you’ll find that students customize their game-day shirts to match their personalities. From traditional fans to those who…

Former VP receives award
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Former VP receives award

William R. Butler, vice president emeritus at the University of Miami, has been awarded with the Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society’s Distinguished Lifetime Membership Award. This award is given to notable Mortar Board alumni, who exemplify the honor society’s founding principles of scholarship, leadership and service. Butler has been an administrator and educator…

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