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Devoted Hurricane, mother Linda Sher-Collado passes away
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Devoted Hurricane, mother Linda Sher-Collado passes away

Linda Sher-Collado, who has worked as a reservationist at the University Center (UC) and Student Activities Center (SAC) for the past 23 years, passed away Friday after losing her battle against cancer. She was 56. Sher-Collado’s commitment to the University of Miami community led to a nomination for the Association of Greek Letter Organization (AGLO) Outstanding Faculty Member &…

Amendment 1 passes, Amendment 2 falls short by two percent
Community, News

Amendment 1 passes, Amendment 2 falls short by two percent

On Tuesday, Florida voters were keen to keep the state green in just one way – some grass will be conserved, and some won’t see the light of day. Amendment 1, concerning the Florida Water and Land Conservation Initiative, was approved with nearly 75 percent of the votes, while Amendment 2, involving the Florida Right to…

Steps taken toward Ebola preparedness, education
Community, Health, News

Steps taken toward Ebola preparedness, education

As hospitals and communities around the world take action against the possibility of Ebola, the University of Miami is also taking preventative measures. The Miller School of Medicine issued an Ebola preparedness manual and organized an information session Friday at the Gordon Center for Research in Medical Education. Dr. Barth Green, chairman of the department…

Cyclists ride for community cause
Community, News

Cyclists ride for community cause

A crowd of bikers gathered near the Government Center Metrorail station Saturday morning. At 10 a.m., the group of more than 100 people mounted their bicycles and kicked off for a group ride through the streets of Miami. Celebrate Diversity Miami (CDM) is an organization created by UM alumna Naomi Ross. The group organized the…

Pizzeria’s future uncertain
Community, News

Pizzeria’s future uncertain

Miami’s Best Pizza co-owner Raymond Papich confirmed that the restaurant may remain open until December. The local pizzeria originally announced that it will close in November when its landlord, Sager Management Corp., requested a higher rent. Former University of Miami football player Big Al Papich founded the local pizzeria in 1970. Today, it is co-owned…

Alumnus to lead Homecoming Parade
Campus Life, News

Alumnus to lead Homecoming Parade

The UM Alumni Association has appointed former Hurricanes football star Jim Kelly as Grand Marshal for the Alumni Weekend and Homecoming Parade, at 7 p.m. on Oct. 31 in Walsh Ave and Merrick and Stanford Drive. The Grand Marshal is responsible for leading the Homecoming Parade, together with President Shalala, Sebastian the Ibis, the Band…

RSMAS inaugurates $50 million marine research complex
News, Science and Technology

RSMAS inaugurates $50 million marine research complex

The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) inaugurated its new 86,000-square-foot Marine Technology and Life Sciences Seawater Complex, which will allow for groundbreaking experiments and scientific investigations. The brand new research complex is worth $50 million, and will support research in the areas of air-sea interaction, marine life science, tropical marine biology and biomedicine, all…

Miami’s Best Pizza to close this November
Community, Featured, News

Miami’s Best Pizza to close this November

Walking into Miami’s Best Pizza is like being struck with an explosion of the senses. The tradition-rooted mom-and-pop restaurant takes customers on a journey to the past with its classic decor and hand-tossed pizza dough. This is where junior Danielle Sheerer worked during her freshman year. “The great thing about Miami’s Best is that the…

KAOS breaks it down for dance group hopefuls
Culture, Dance

KAOS breaks it down for dance group hopefuls

Junior Marisa Monaco began her warm-up routine by stretching, performing splits and preparing herself for an intensive two and a half hours of choreography and dancing. As soon as Ed Sheeran’s “Don’t” started blaring from the speakers, her eyes were focused on the prize: earning a coveted spot in one of the University of Miami’s…

‘Places and Spaces’ displays smart art
Campus Life, News

‘Places and Spaces’ displays smart art

This fall, “Places and Spaces,” a cross-disciplinary exhibit displayed in the School of Architecture’s Glasgow Hall and the first two floors of Richter Library, joins the Lowe Art Museum as another on-campus venue for artistic display. The exhibit, which was started in 2004 by a group led by curator Katy Borner, features 100 scientific maps…

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