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Protest against waterboarding simulates torture technique
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Protest against waterboarding simulates torture technique

A student dressed in an orange jumpsuit lay on the ground voluntarily with a towel over his face. With the eyes of campus on him, another student poured a steady stream of water onto his face through the towel, creating the sensation of drowning, until he could take it no more and stripped the towel…

Surplus department turns trash into treasure
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Surplus department turns trash into treasure

Rows of filing cabinets, a sea of chairs, couches, elliptical machines, armoires, cameras, high-tech microscopes, medical supplies, a wall of forgotten paintings and even an old telegraph machine are housed in a university warehouse, waiting to be sold at low prices. Advertised only by word of mouth, the Surplus Property Department of the University of…

Tolling system may raise costs
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Tolling system may raise costs

For some commuter students at the University of Miami, the journey to and from school requires the use of major expressways. These students face the reality of paying tolls as a part of their daily routine. An electronic tolling system has expanded to include roads in Miami-Dade County such as the Dolphin and Airport expressways,…

America Recycles Day uses robot to raise awareness
Campus Life, News

America Recycles Day uses robot to raise awareness

A walking, talking robot and a 12-foot-tall inflatable recycling bin greeted students on their way to class as they walked past the Rock Wednesday afternoon. The University of Miami hosted America Recycles Day to promote recycling and sustainable living on campus. America Recycles Day, held annually on Nov. 15, is the only nationally recognized day…

Campus weighs in on Election Day voting
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Campus weighs in on Election Day voting

After months of campaign and debate, Election Day has arrived. The Miami Hurricane surveyed University of Miami students after they cast their votes this afternoon. Freshman Danny Ivanov was at the polls Tuesday. He recently participated in a public political debate, representing the UM Young and College Democrats and debating on behalf of candidate Charlie…

Florida lieutenant governor makes surprise visit
Community, News, Student Organization

Florida lieutenant governor makes surprise visit

With the Nov. 4 midterm election approaching, the UM College Republicans (UMCR) and UM Young and College Democrats (UMYCD) are connecting with political leaders and hoping to mobilize voters. Most recently, the UMCR held a club meeting Monday night featuring a special guest: Florida Lieutenant Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera. Lopez-Cantera, who graduated from the University of…

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