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SpectrUM becomes UPride, raises red flag
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SpectrUM becomes UPride, raises red flag

After almost a decade, UM’s LGBTQ student organization, formerly known as SpectrUM, changed its name to UPride. This decision was met with mixed response from some of the club’s members and alumni, prompting the club’s executive board (e-board) to organize a town hall meeting Sunday afternoon. UPride was founded in 1992 under the name GLBC…

Woodworker carves lasting impact on campus
News, Profiles

Woodworker carves lasting impact on campus

Adrian Villaraos, 63, comes to work every day to the smell of freshly cut wood and the sounds of classical music. He runs the School of Architecture’s (SoA) model shop and has had a passion for woodwork since he was a boy. All architecture students who need to build models of their designs for a…

Architects redesign parking area into plazas
Community, News

Architects redesign parking area into plazas

The area east of Commercial Boulevard in the waterfront town of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, north of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., used to be a public parking area. This area now consists of three plazas that were developed as part of a University of Miami School of Architecture (SoA) redesign project. The masterminds behind the project’s design were UM…

Metrorail to receive face-lift, new routes
Community, News

Metrorail to receive face-lift, new routes

School of Architecture (SoA) students are teaming up with civic activist Meg Daly and the Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation Department to make the space under the southern leg of the Metrorail more user-friendly. This semester, professor Rocco Ceo, SoA’s director of undergraduate students, and visiting critic Raymond Fort are leading a studio project that  encourages…

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