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Well-balanced students try out slacklining
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Well-balanced students try out slacklining

Three days a week, Frankie Pereda and his friends set up their slacklining equipment in front of the Ashe building. They string a 1-inch wide piece of nylon webbing between two trees, stretching it just enough so it bounces and acts like a long, narrow trampoline. Then, they hop on, making their way up and…

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New group aims to promote self-expression

One of the newest student organizations owes its inception to a simple doodle. Junior Jordan Magid came up with the idea to begin U-Doodle after his friend, junior Marc Fruitema, started doodling during one of their conversations. “At first I was like, ‘Dude, are you actually doodling right now?’” Magid said. “Then as we started…

Students learn to balance, relax on slackline
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Students learn to balance, relax on slackline

Three days a week, Frankie Pereda and his friends set up their slacklining equipment in front of the Ashe building. They string a 1-inch wide piece of nylon webbing between two trees, stretching it just enough so it bounces and acts like a long, narrow trampoline. Then, they hop on, making their way up and…

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Professor to lead Arctic expedition

University of Miami professor David Kadko has been selected to head an expedition in the Arctic Ocean that could lead to a better understanding of the effects of global climate change. The expedition, which is tentatively scheduled to begin in 2015, is a U.S. Arctic GEOTRACES initiative established by the U.S. GEOTRACES Science Steering Committee…

Award-winning flautist performs with Frost jazz band
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Award-winning flautist performs with Frost jazz band

The Frost School of Music’s concert jazz band joined Latin Grammy-award winning flautist Nestor Torres on stage Saturday to celebrate art of all media at the Coconut Grove Arts Festival. The UM band performed for about four hours, featuring songs of varying genres, from salsa music to contemporary pieces like “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.” The…

Cast’s chemistry makes “The Odd Couple” shine
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Cast’s chemistry makes “The Odd Couple” shine

Courtesy Chibiloulou The Miami Acting Company’s “The Odd Couple” was a wonderful depiction of one of the best comedic plays in American theater. The Neil Simon play tells of the misadventures of Felix Ungar and Oscar Madison as the two are forced to live together after being left by their wives. The play begins with…

Collectors donate religious pieces for new display
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Collectors donate religious pieces for new display

The Lowe Art Museum will unveil a year-long display called “Saintly Blessings: A Gift of Mexican Retablos” starting Saturday, after receiving a gift from prominent art collectors Joseph and Janet Shein. The couple graciously donated 28 retablos, inspiring the new exhibit. Retablos are small religious scenes depicted on metal. Often used in the Mexican culture…

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O’Brien documentary tells endearing story

“Do you think you could have fun without an audience in front of you?” -Rodman Flender (Director, “Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop”) That question becomes the central theme of Conan O’Brien’s new documentary, “Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop.” The movie centers on the tortured artist as he tries to regain his confidence and perform while being “legally…

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