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Gloria Steinem shares perspective on feminism
Campus Life, News

Gloria Steinem shares perspective on feminism

Feminist activist and writer Gloria Steinem visited the University of Miami on Tuesday to speak to a crowd of students, professors and locals at “An Afternoon with Gloria Steinem,” presented by President Donna E. Shalala and Books & Books. During the lecture, Steinem spoke to the crowd about subjects ranging from police brutality to education….

Mark Mansfield, former CIA chief spokesman, UM professor, dies at 56
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Mark Mansfield, former CIA chief spokesman, UM professor, dies at 56

On any weekday in the fall of 2013, Professor Mark Mansfield could be seen shuffling from his office at the University of Miami’s School of Business to Dooley Memorial Building to teach a course on the most secretive organization in the country. The former chief spokesman for the CIA-turned-lecturer taught “CIA and the World of…

Architecture class creates imaginative coffee kiosk
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Architecture class creates imaginative coffee kiosk

An unusual, kiosk-looking wood structure that appeared on the School of Architecture courtyard after winter break is actually a semester’s worth of work for one design and build studio class taught by Rocco Ceo and James Adamson. The 14-foot structure was designed and built by 13 undergraduate and graduate architecture students during fall 2014. Named…

Celebrate Super Bowl in style
Culture, Fashion

Celebrate Super Bowl in style

Football fans know what is happening on Feb. 1.: the game of all games, fueled by burgers and passionate support for the Seattle Seahawks or the New England Patriots. That’s right, it’s Super Bowl time! The 49th bowl – or as it is formidably called, Super Bowl XLIX – will kick off at 6:30 p.m…

Injustice exhibit raises oppression awareness
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Injustice exhibit raises oppression awareness

The Senate Room on the third floor of the Student Activities Center transformed into a peaceful protest over the weekend for the eighth annual Tunnel of Oppression, a multi-sensory exhibit created by students to bring awareness to different types of injustice. Tunnel tours began Monday afternoon and were prefaced by a video informing visitors of the…

UM receives recognition for community engagement
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UM receives recognition for community engagement

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Butler Center for Service and Leadership, and the University of Miami community got to celebrate it with a special honor: the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. UM received the distinction from the Carnegie Foundation on Jan. 7. The honor recognizes colleges that breed…

Winter break lets students explore, reach new heights
News, Travel

Winter break lets students explore, reach new heights

Winter break is the long-awaited, unadulterated span of three weeks at the end of fall semester reserved exclusively for Netflix binges. While many students flew home to chillier temperatures to spend time with family and friends (and seasons), other University of Miami students chose to jump into new experiences over the holidays. Rachel Eddy, a junior…

Media, legislation brings sexual assault into national spotlight
Crime and Safety, News

Media, legislation brings sexual assault into national spotlight

Before President Donna E. Shalala created the President’s Campus Coalition on Sexual Violence Prevention and Education in May, university services and student-led activism worked to raise awareness about sexual assault. Services such as the Counseling Center combined with student organizations, such as No Zebras and Yellow Rose Society, have combated this nationwide issue. The Jameis…

Canes Consent encourages survivors to open up about sexual assault
Campus Life, News

Canes Consent encourages survivors to open up about sexual assault

Students from Professor Katharine Westaway’s women’s and gender studies class gathered in the Lower UC Lounge Thursday for Canes Consent, a sexual assault awareness event. The class organized the event after several students went to Westaway about their experiences being assaulted. Adam Troy, health educator at the Student Health Center, spoke about the role of men in…

Sexual assault survivor speaks out
Crime and Safety, News

Sexual assault survivor speaks out

Angela Cameron went to a party with a friend on a Friday night in early April. He offered to let her stay over his apartment and she did, only to find her underwear on the floor when she awoke from a blackout the next morning. She had been sexually assaulted. Some time later, she recalled,…

Emmy award-winning journalist promotes mindfulness
Campus Life, News

Emmy award-winning journalist promotes mindfulness

Emmy Award-winning ABC news anchor Dan Harris gave a lecture at the Newman Alumni Center Wednesday evening about how meditation changed his life and made him “a tenth happier.” Harris also became co-anchor of the weekend edition of “Good Morning America” in 2010 and of “Nightline” in 2013. Harris’ first book, “10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice…

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