Nicky Diaz

Facing fears fosters the greatest memories
Opinion

Facing fears fosters the greatest memories

In the past three and a half years, I’ve met some of the most incredible people and made memories that I’ll always treasure. Most of my memories aren’t the usual UM student’s. I didn’t attend many football games (I went to my first one this season), I only went to one Homecoming concert, and I…

The Neighbourhood talks Nintendo 64, Australia, music
Culture

The Neighbourhood talks Nintendo 64, Australia, music

Two years after coming together to form a band, The Neighbourhood have already toured with well-known bands like The 1975, performed at Coachella and released a successful debut album, titled “I Love You” with popular tracks like “Sweater Weather” and “Female Robbery.” The Neighbourhood – consisting of singer Jesse Rutherford, guitarists Jeremy Freedman and Zach…

Passion Pit to perform at Coastline Festival
Culture

Passion Pit to perform at Coastline Festival

What started as a belated Valentine’s Day gift to Passion Pit lead singer Michael Angelakos’ girlfriend at the time, soon evolved into a band that has played festivals like Ultra and Coachella, and whose songs have been featured in films like “Carrie.” On Sunday, the band will headline Coastline Festival on Sunday in West Palm…

Create a costume
Culture

Create a costume

Halloween is fast-approaching, and most people have their costumes and plans set. But if you’re one of the few who still hasn’t decided what they’re going to dress up as this year, you might be stressing. Here are some easy and cheap costume ideas for the unprepared trick-or-treater. 1. Minions: Loved the minions from “Despicable Me?”…

JT, Mackie break bank in ‘Runner Runner’
Culture, Movies

JT, Mackie break bank in ‘Runner Runner’

It seems like releasing two top-selling albums and touring several countries in just one year wasn’t enough work for Justin Timberlake. The singer now also stars alongside Ben Affleck in the drama thriller “Runner Runner.” The film centers on Timberlake’s character, Richie Furst, a Princeton student who plays online poker to pay for his tuition….

‘Don Jon’ shows other side of men, romance
Culture, Movies, Reviews

‘Don Jon’ shows other side of men, romance

Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt took some bold risks when he made “Don Jon.” Not only did he dare to star, direct and write the screenplay for the film, but he also dove into a plot that isn’t exactly your typical comedy. The film centers on Jon Martello, a young man from New Jersey who doesn’t really…

‘Suntan U’ reputation casts long shadow
News

‘Suntan U’ reputation casts long shadow

  Tucked away in bound books and dusty magazines, within the corners of Richter Library, exists a school whose history consists of excessive sunscreen, a younger drinking age and an unrecognizable Miami. Before the University of Miami was dubbed a top-50 institution by U.S. News & World Report, it was known for its unwanted reputation…

Brit bands release stellar albums
Culture, Music, Reviews

Brit bands release stellar albums

Considering Robin Thicke and Miley Cyrus have taken over the U.S. radio waves for a bit, it might be good to take a break and dive into a different scene. Luckily, The 1975 and the Arctic Monkeys have come to the rescue. Both English indie rock bands have just released albums, which are easily the…

One Direction announces release date for third studio album
Culture, Music

One Direction announces release date for third studio album

On the heels of the release of their 3-D concert film “This Is Us,” One Direction has announced that the band will release its third studio album titled “Midnight Memories” on Nov. 25. The scheduled release date falls just after the boys finish their first world tour. The record will include “Best Song Ever,” which…

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UM Bucket List

Graduation seems far away when you’re a freshman and just getting to know your way around Miami and the university. Before you know it, you’ll be wearing your cap and gown. But before the next four years are up, there are certain things that every UM student has to do like attend a tailgate or…

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