Lyssa Goldberg

The Miami Hurricane staff grows in step with journalism industry
Opinion

The Miami Hurricane staff grows in step with journalism industry

For four years, The Miami Hurricane newsroom has been the training ground for my future career. I’ve grown alongside my fellow staff members as we’ve watched the journalism industry transform before our eyes and worked together to respond to that. It’s crazy to think back to my first semester at the University of Miami and…

Names behind campus buildings: Looking into legacies
Blogs, UBuzz

Names behind campus buildings: Looking into legacies

Whitten University Center, Whitten Learning Center Norman A. Whitten worked in student activities at UM during the 1950s. He was instrumental in the building process of the original Whitten University Center, which opened in 1965 as the student union. Whitten served as the first director of the student union but passed away after only one…

Frost School performers orchestrate senior recitals
Culture, Music

Frost School performers orchestrate senior recitals

Under pink and purple spotlights at Victor E. Clarke Recital Hall, senior Mateja Kalajian sports her violin and a floor-length fuchsia dress. Kalajian concludes a section of a concerto by 18th century composer Joseph Haydn and draws the violin bow to her side. She looks out at her audience as the pianist accompanying her takes…

Miami baseball wins fourth straight ACC series
Baseball, Sports

Miami baseball wins fourth straight ACC series

The Miami Hurricanes baseball team continued its home dominance with a weekend sweep of the Duke Blue Devils at Mark Light Field – their fourth straight ACC series win. While the Canes edged the Blue Devils by a one-run margin in their first two games, on Sunday, Miami’s double-digit scoring during a shutout victory made…

Miami Beach celebrates history, achievements with centennial concert
Culture, Environment, Music

Miami Beach celebrates history, achievements with centennial concert

The largest free entertainment event in Miami Beach’s history is happening sandside on Thursday, when the Rising Miami Beach Global Music Festival overtakes Ocean Drive. It’s all part of the beach’s biggest-ever birthday party. Thursday marks 100 years since Miami Beach’s incorporation in 1915. Since Sunday, the city has been hosting its 100-hour centennial celebration –…

Slugger David Thompson makes skilled return
Baseball, Sports

Slugger David Thompson makes skilled return

Back in early February, before baseball season began, David Thompson sat in the Miami Hurricanes dugout surrounded by reporters, all of them eager to ask the Canes third baseman about his renewed health and outlook on the season. “Who’s going to hit the most home runs?” one asked. Thompson’s reply: “I hope it’s me.” The…

UM junior passes away
News

UM junior passes away

Aurora Ephraim, a University of Miami junior from New Jersey who lived in the University Village, passed away, according to an email from UM President Donna E. Shalala sent Monday afternoon. Ephraim was a student in the College of Arts and Sciences, majoring in physics with minors in biology and math. She was involved in the American Society…

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