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Greek and gay: bridging the gap
Greek Life, LGBTQ, News

Greek and gay: bridging the gap

  Kayle Edwards loves her sorority, Chi Omega. She also identifies as lesbian. The meeting point of her two identities – and the tension sometimes created – led her to create the LGBTQ Greek Life task force. Edwards joined a sorority as soon as she could, in her second semester of freshman year. However, she…

Father Phillip Tran becomes first full-time priest in UM’s history, hopes to make students see “God in a different way”
Campus Life, News, Religious Life

Father Phillip Tran becomes first full-time priest in UM’s history, hopes to make students see “God in a different way”

Every year, hundreds of University of Miami alumni visit the Coral Gables campus to reminisce on memories of a place they once called home. For one UM alumnus, walking through campus, the same place nine years ago he called his home, is now part of his job. Father Phillip Tran, a 2008 graduate, has become…

UM hosts first ‘Religion Awareness Day’
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UM hosts first ‘Religion Awareness Day’

Off the cusp of Easter and Passover, the University of Miami hosted its first Religion Awareness Day in an effort to open dialogue among students practicing different religions. For Nidhi Patel, co-chair of the Standing Committee for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Religion Awareness Day is the hopeful start of more interfaith dialogue. Patel has been…

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