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Bitcoins introduce method for digital currency

Junior Matt Sanchez dipped his feet in the Bitcoin mining waters last semester. The computer science major purchased specialized “ASIC” bitcoin mining hardware, and had it mining the electronic currency 24/7 for two weeks. “ASIC” chips are computer chips made for bitcoin mining. Despite investing about $100 toward this hardware, he found that mining did…

Provost Thomas LeBlanc Tapped into Iron Arrow
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Provost Thomas LeBlanc Tapped into Iron Arrow

Provost Thomas LeBlanc was tapped into Iron Arrow Honor Society, the highest honor attained at the University of Miami, on Wednesday afternoon. President Donna E. Shalala expressed her sentiments of content in a statement released Wednesday. “I want to congratulate Iron Arrow on the tapping of a wonderful new class on Homecoming weekend that includes…

Think Pink Week
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Think Pink Week

Seniors Adam Katz (left) and Brandon Seagriff (right) represent UM's hockey team during Zeta Tau Alpha's philanthropic dodgeball tournament held in honor of breast cancer education and awareness Friday.Torie O'Neil // Contributing Photographer Junior Tim Smith competes in the Zeta Tau Alpha philanthropic yogurt eating contest Friday as a part of Think Pink Week, a...
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