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Dalai Lama to visit UM

Dalai Lama to visit UM

His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, Tenzen Gyatso, will return to the University of Miami this October. The Tibetan religious leader who has lived in exile from his homeland more than 50 years will speak on, “The Quest for Happiness in Challenging Times,” at the BankUnited Center at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 26.


New center welcomes alumni back to school

A university is measured by the achievements of its alumni, and at the University of Miami there’s a lot to be proud of. There are actors and entertainers like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Gloria Estefan and Enrique Iglesias. There are business tycoons like Ralph Alvarez, president and COO of McDonald’s Corporation, and even former mayor…


The issues at stake

The platforms of all three candidates attempt to address concerns many UM students care about, including parking, transportation ideas for freshman, and general outreach. Though the candidates Aaron Esman, Christina Farmer and Shahzam Malik all attempt to solve these problems in slightly different ways, it’s clear that something different must be done to accommodate the needs of all students.

Predicting bombs and bullets

Predicting bombs and bullets

One of the most dangerous aspects to the war on terror is the unpredictability of insurgency attacks. Calculating where and when a terrorist will strike when the enemy could be anyone is a problem the U.S. military struggles with on a daily basis. University of Miami scientists have developed a mathematical model that they believe will predict the likelihood, timing and strength of a modern insurgent attack.

Get your big break with the writer of “Bring it On”

Get your big break with the writer of “Bring it On”

From the creator of the notorious cheerleading cult classic “Bring it On,” comes a competition that could jumpstart the career of an aspiring young screenwriter. Jessica Bendinger knows firsthand how hard it can be to make it in the film industry. She pitched “Bring it On” 27 times before it was bought by Universal Studios, and now she is offering one lucky writer the big break she never had.


Dark Star Orchestra brings the Dead to life in South Florida

The Grateful Dead may have disbanded in 1995, but the Deadhead spirit lives on through the Dark Star Orchestra, a tribute band made up of seven members who present faithful representations of live shows originally performed by the rock legends. They will be appearing at the Cinema Club in Pompano Beach on Saturday, January 31.

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