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Junior Chinonyelum ‘Chi-Chi’ Maduka crowned Miss University of Miami
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Junior Chinonyelum ‘Chi-Chi’ Maduka crowned Miss University of Miami

As students and guests filled the  Center Ballroom of the Shalala Student Center Tuesday evening, they were faced with a royal setting. Deep-red and navy drapes hugged the illuminated stage where Miss University of Miami 2016 was crowned just hours later. The annual pageant continues a university tradition that dates back to 1949. Miss University of…

Anonymous donor endows $200,000 to Women’s Leadership Symposium
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Anonymous donor endows $200,000 to Women’s Leadership Symposium

The annual Women’s Leadership Symposium (WLS), organized by the Butler Center for Service and Leadership in collaboration with other sponsors, reached a new milestone on Saturday. Thanks to an anonymous donation, the one-day symposium was endowed to honor one of UM’s most accomplished senior administrators, Vice President for Student Affairs Patricia Whitely. Provost Thomas LeBlanc…

Fast Lane Fridays attract diverse cast of car enthusiasts
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Fast Lane Fridays attract diverse cast of car enthusiasts

Twenty-year-old mechanic Dominic Abreu has loved cars since he was a little boy, influenced by his father’s background as a mechanic and recreational racer. The two Chevy lovers describe themselves as Muscle guys to the bone, and they have been working on their 1992 Camaro and 1984 Corvette to experience the new age of drag…

Snapchat chronicles celebrities’ daily lives, attracts followers
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Snapchat chronicles celebrities’ daily lives, attracts followers

Sascha Barboza (“Sascha Fitness”), a Venezuelan fitness and nutrition coach, has 1.7 million Instagram followers. One of her most recent posts? A vegan pancake breakfast forming the word “vote” and the date “December 6” reminding her followers of Venezuelan elections. The picture exudes bright colors as the organic peanut butter and the sugar-free strawberry jam…

Green Fair offers environmentally friendly opportunities
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Green Fair offers environmentally friendly opportunities

  Energy & Conservation Organization (ECO) of Student Government held its annual Green Fair on Nov. 4. As its members walked past the Lakeside Patio, ECO brought a taste of its environmental initiatives to students around campus. During the event, attendees had the opportunity to learn about recycling, make their own detergent and grocery bags…

Band of the Hour ready for 2015 season
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Band of the Hour ready for 2015 season

Comprised of more than 100 student members, the Band of the Hour is one of UM’s oldest student organizations, dating back to 1933. The band is comprised of woodwinds, brass, percussion, the Color Guard and the Hurricanette dance line, making it both a musical and visual experience. When the Hurricanes kick off their football season…

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