Megan McCrink

Fusion foods create eclectic eating experiences
Culture, Food

Fusion foods create eclectic eating experiences

Fusion cuisine serves as the cuisine for the indecisive, combining different culinary elements and traditions into one dish. Call it the melting pot of food or the food explorer’s final frontier; either way, fusion food reflects the cultural diversity of Miami in its best light. With fork (or chopsticks) in hand, take a look at…

At CGIU, women urged to play role in sustainable peace negotiations
CGIU, News

At CGIU, women urged to play role in sustainable peace negotiations

Juniors Daniela Lorenzo and Mariana Gaviria don’t include “burning bras” in their agenda for making a change, but instead look to open conversation on de-stigmatizing the “F” word: feminism. Their project, also called The “F” Word, was created in late September after they watched Emma Watson’s speech to the United Nations about the He for…

News, Profiles

Entrepreneur manages start-up real estate office

Sophomore Kyle Ditto manages not just his classwork, but a newly opened real estate office as well. Ditto runs Flatbook Miami, a real estate services company based in Montreal. Ditto convinced Flatbook co-founder Francis Davidson to open an office in Miami earlier this year. The company helps leaseholders rent out their apartment to travelers who…

Influential lawyer speaks on experiences

Influential lawyer speaks on experiences

Alan Dershowitz traded in the courtroom for the beach. “I want to become a Florida beach bum,” he said. Despite his wishes, prominent attorney Dershowitz manages to keep busy after retiring from his 50-year tenure at Harvard Law School. He spoke at the BankUnited Center Fieldhouse on Friday to talk about his 30th book “Taking…

Flugtag team doubles its flight length, travels 60 feet
Campus Life, News

Flugtag team doubles its flight length, travels 60 feet

  University of Miami’s American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) got wings this Saturday at the Redbull Flugtag competition. Held at Bayfront Park, Flugtag requires competitors to fly homemade flying machines with size and weight constraints. The aircraft was piloted by juniors Oliver Doggart, Ben Patterson and Jon Katzman, and seniors James Johnston and Samad…


Student Government to feature Freshman Council this fall

While Student Government (SG) officers work to represent the interests of students returning to campus, freshmen who will be newly arriving can also get involved. “SG is an incredibly diverse organization, so most students can find a part of SG that meets their passions,” said SG Press Secretary Adam Orshan. “Ultimately, we want to help…

Culture, Music, Q & A + Profiles

Indie-pop band Wild Mocassins talks recording, touring, guilty pleasures

Hailing from Houston, Texas, the indie-pop band Wild Moccasins consists of Cody Swann and Zahira Gutierrez on guitar and vocals, respectively, along with guitarist Andrew Lee, bassist Nicholas Cody and drummer John Baldwin. The band, which released its first album “Skin Collisions Past” in 2011, is currently working on its sophomore album. Wild Moccasins kicks…

News, Profiles

Wendy Walk co-chair to receive Student of Distinction Award

Walking through the School of Communication courtyard, senior Jackie Landes cradled a box filled to the brim with shirts, hats, sunglasses and socks, all bearing the Wendy Walk logo. With her enthusiastic demeanor, Landes, who lost her mother to liposarcoma only a month ago, was gearing up for a local fund-raising walk that bears her…

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