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Relay for Life raises awareness for cancer research
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Relay for Life raises awareness for cancer research

For some University of Miami students, Relay for Life is a hours-long annual fundraiser for cancer research filled with baked goods, dunk tanks and water balloons; but for other students, the event raises awareness for a fight they know too well. Andres Hidalgo was diagnosed with cancer in April 2012, his freshman year of high…

Pioneering professor-activist, scholar dies at 78
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Pioneering professor-activist, scholar dies at 78

Nancy Clasby, a leading professor at the University of Miami who developed the university’s first black studies course, died in her sleep on Nov. 4 at the age of 78. Since her death, her husband, English professor Eugene Clasby, was approached by those who remembered Nancy Clasby as the first person they met in Miami….

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