Matilde Piana

‘DragOut’ aims to shatter stereotypes
LGBTQ, News

‘DragOut’ aims to shatter stereotypes

Lip-syncing, dance routines and other talents will be showcased Thursday at the Rat. UPride will host its second annual “DragOut,” a drag show that aims to raise awareness about the LGBT community on campus. All proceeds from the show will be donated to the Yes Institute, an organization that strives to prevent suicide and ensure…

Dance marathon raises funds for Miami Children’s Hospital
Campus Life, News

Dance marathon raises funds for Miami Children’s Hospital

The University of Miami’s seventh annual Dance Marathon (UMDM), an event dedicated to raising funds for the Miami Children’s Hospital, brought together students to dance the night away at the Student Activities Center (SAC) ballrooms Sunday to benefit children. A total of 318 dancers participated in UMDM, not including students who registered at the event. The dancing…

Get to Know Florida’s Ballot
Community, National News, News

Get to Know Florida’s Ballot

By Matilde Piana and S Molly Dominick THIS GUIDE INCLUDES: Voting Basics Amendments Gubernatorial Candidates Young and College Democrats College Republicans Opinion Columns   Voting Basics Midterm elections will be held Tuesday. The closest polling place to campus is the BankUnited Center, but there are several Coral Gables locations, such as: Coral Gables Library City…

Organizations debate marijuana, other political issues
Campus Life, News

Organizations debate marijuana, other political issues

In light of the upcoming midterm elections on Nov. 4, several student organizations got together to host a political debate Oct. 22 in the Student Activities Center. Organizers included the College Democrats, the Butler Center for Service and Leadership, the Office of Civic Engagement, the Debate Team and the Pen and Sword Society. The event gave students…

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