Isabel Brador

Culture

Miami Spice makes fine dining affordable

As college students, good food at a great price can be hard to come by. Thankfully, Miami Spice, a showcase of Miami’s top restaurants, is back and dishing out the best cuisine at student-friendly prices. From now through Sept. 30, more than 70 restaurants in the fine dining category will be offering fixed lunch and…

UM Wynwood gallery relocates
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UM Wynwood gallery relocates

The next time you don your hipster eyewear and explore the streets of the Wynwood Art District, make sure that a visit to the University of Miami Gallery’s brand new home is at the top of your to-do list. The gallery has moved to the funky, zebra-striped Wynwood Building, a mere two blocks from where…

Supersonic air travel no longer science fiction
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Supersonic air travel no longer science fiction

Consider a plane that can fly sideways and enter supersonic mode without a supersonic boom. Not to be confused with a UFO, the aircraft looks like a four-cornered ninja star plastered with the orange and green U logo. And it can take you from New York to Los Angeles in two hours flat. This crazy…

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Counseling Center welcomes new director

Ernesto Escoto assumed his new role as director of the UM Counseling Center this July. “I’m very much looking forward to working with the staff at the Counseling Center as well as the faculty and staff of the University of Miami, and to have an opportunity to serve students,” he said, before starting the job….

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Campus exercise facility helps students stay healthy

The University of Miami’s Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center recently underwent a $5 million renovation. Renovations took place February 2011, and expanded the fitness room by 7,000 square-feet and doubled the amount cardiovascular exercise machines, from 60 to 120. The renovations also included the addition of a cycling studio and a Pilate’s studio. The…

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Architecture, business schools merge to host lectures, forum

The University of Miami’s Real Estate Impact Conference provided students with the opportunity to meet industry leaders, network with professionals in their respective fields of interest, and witness how the lessons they learned in their classrooms could be applicable in a professional setting. The conference was a joint project by the University of Miami’s School…

Campus dance groups feature unique styles
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Campus dance groups feature unique styles

Two of the University of Miami’s top dance groups strutted their stuff at their annual performances on March 3. The Indian Student Association (ISA) hosted their fifth annual Miami Mayhem dance competition, which featured Garba/Rass dance teams from across the nation. The same evening, Miami Ballroom hosted their second annual Dancing with the UMiami Stars,…

Smokers fail to comply with new policy
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Smokers fail to comply with new policy

As the spring semester comes to an end, so does the first phase of UM’s three-part effort to create a smoke-free campus. The first phase, which was implemented this year, restricted smokers to designated areas on campus. The university’s previous smoking policy only banned smoking inside buildings. Nonsmoking and smoking designated areas around campus were…

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Students join to advocate public education reform

Starting next semester, the University will welcome its own chapter of Students For Educational Reform (SFER). Rooted in the national nonprofit of the same name, SFER is geared toward promoting policy change that will close the racial and socioeconomic “achievement gap” in K-12 public schools across the country. An achievement gap is the disparity between…

Opinion

Families are not always perfect

We’ve all seen those Publix commercials, the ones with children sitting around a beautifully set table and minding their own business. Grandma is seated at one end sharing words of wisdom, while Dad tells a supermodel, whom we will assume is Mom, “Dinner looks great, honey!” The camera then pans to a perfect-looking casserole, which…

Counseling Center to welcome new director
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Counseling Center to welcome new director

Ernesto Escoto will assume his new role as director of the UM Counseling Center on July 1. “I’m very much looking forward to working with the staff at the Counseling Center as well as the faculty and staff of the University of Miami, and to have an opportunity to serve students,” he said. A native…

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