Margaux Herrera

Pursue passions for finer friends
Opinion

Pursue passions for finer friends

I’m horrible at eloquent goodbyes, but I’m great at making points. So if I have a whole column to ramble, let it be to make a point: If there’s one thing I’ve taken away from college, it’s that passions bring people together. Freshman year, I struggled. I had come from a tiny, geeky high school,…

Top tips for graduating seniors to remain sane
Edge

Top tips for graduating seniors to remain sane

The time of year is finally upon us. It’s after spring break, and mustering up the energy to get anything done seems impossible. Worse still is the plight of the Second Semester Senior, who is a mere five weeks away from graduation and leaving the cradle of Miami undergraduate career forever. As you cling to…

General Honors Program to be phased out in four years
Academics, News

General Honors Program to be phased out in four years

University of Miami’s General Honors Program will be eliminated over four years. It will be replaced by a program that is more targeted toward student needs. Faculty Senate’s academic standards committee made the decision to phase out the program after reviewing it, according to a report from the Nov. 20 meeting. The decision was based…

Celebrating Halloween in a creative fashion
Community, Edge

Celebrating Halloween in a creative fashion

Halloween is usually about candy overdoses, cheap costumes and crazy nights. But for some people, the holiday means something more. From  haunted houses to elaborate homemade costumes to running parties, these Canes take Halloween a little more seriously than most. Spooky spaces Every year at senior Jennifer Castellani’s house, her family hosts a miniature haunted…

Two students killed by a car in Pinecrest
News

Two students killed by a car in Pinecrest

Two University of Miami graduate students were killed by a car in Pinecrest Wednesday night. Hao Liu and Ying Chen were in their first year of studying electrical and computer engineering. Both were international students from China. There is an ongoing police investigation surrounding the events. The counseling center is available for any students who…

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From YouTube to Hollywood

Chris Ryan poses in front of the sound-editing station in the Protools Lab at the School of Communication. Ryan was able to meet his idol, Michael Giacchino, at the end of January. Cayla Nimmo // Photo Editor Lately it seems like if you don’t have a viral YouTube video, you won’t make it in the…

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Megan Cox: Singer on the rise

Megan Cox While touring with musical theater company Starkid and singer Charlene Kaye, singer-songwriter Megan Cox worked on her debut album, “W.” Thanks to the Internet, Cox’s music was met with excitement by fans around the world instead of just her local New York crowd. “W,” which dropped Jan. 8, has a warm sound and…

News

Jane Goodall talks research, criticism, advice

Jane Goodall, the British primatologist and anthropologist, is best known for her study of social interactions between chimpanzees in Tanzania’s Gombe National Park. Since first entering the Gombe in 1960 as a young woman with no collegiate training, Goodall has become a leader in the field of animal behavior and an advocate for environmental conservation….

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