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MCAT adds section, increases time
Academics, News

MCAT adds section, increases time

Correction: This story was updated 11:21 a.m. Tuesday. The reporter incorrectly attributed the Association of American Medical Colleges in regards to prerequisite courses that are helpful to prepare for the MCAT. The information comes from UM’s pre-health advising office. The first batch of the new MCAT exam launched Friday, and pre-medical students are prepping for…

History department strives to increase popularity
Academics, News

History department strives to increase popularity

In fall 2014, 72 students were declared history majors, according to the University of Miami’s latest Fact Book. The number has been decreasing since 2010, when it was at 118. The history department has enacted a campaign promoting the benefits of studying history. Promotional posters featuring famous figures who majored in history can be seen…

Band of the Hour ups tempo with new uniforms
Campus Life, News

Band of the Hour ups tempo with new uniforms

At the age of five, sophomore Murphy Aucamp began playing the drums and never stopped, continuing on to perform in his middle school and high school bands. Aucamp is now on the University of Miami Band of the Hour’s drum line. “I was skeptical of joining band my second year,” he said. “The main reason…

Melissa Institute educates community about issues of violence
Community, News

Melissa Institute educates community about issues of violence

In an effort to promote safer commutes and prevent violence, the Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment works to educate on the issues of bullying and violence through research and conferences. The institute continues to work with University of Miami students and schools to reach the community. Founded after Melissa Aptman, a Miami Native, was murdered…

Dining options limited during break
Campus Life, News, Uncategorized

Dining options limited during break

For the second year in a row, the University of Miami will have an entire week off for Thanksgiving. In previous years, the break consisted of only the Thursday and Friday of the holiday. Though this additional time off makes it possible for some students to return home, others will remain on campus because of…

College kids’ guide to navigating Black Friday madness
Community, Culture

College kids’ guide to navigating Black Friday madness

As the holiday season approaches, it’s not only recipes and traditions on people’s mind, but presents, as well. With Black Friday around the corner, now is a prime opportunity to gather up all the necessary presents for those you love, as well as anything you may want for yourself. But, as a college student, it’s often hard…

Wynwood art gallery highlights UM graduate
Art, Culture, Featured

Wynwood art gallery highlights UM graduate

Remodeled from the old warehouse district of Miami, Wynwood’s unused buildings and factories have been renovated into art galleries, open restaurants and cafes, and open street graffiti art that decorates the depilated buildings. On the second Saturday night of every month, the art district hosts an event called “Art Walk,” where all the studios and galleries…

CPR Day teaches how to save lives
Community, Health, News

CPR Day teaches how to save lives

Pamela Rauseo’s five-month-old nephew Sebastian de la Cruz suddenly stopped breathing in the backseat of her car last February. Rauseo, who had learned infant resuscitation after her son Alex stopped breathing seven years ago, was able to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on her nephew and save his life. Her story, which was captured by major…

September Concert Calendar
Culture, Music

September Concert Calendar

Savoy 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at Revolution Live 100 SW 3rd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312 With two DJs and a drummer, Savoy is a rock trio made up by Gray Smith, Ben Eberdt, and Mike Kelley. The band is named after the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem- the first nightclub where everyone could come dance for…

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