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A recap of ASU Africa Week 2022

Following the success of “A Taste of Africa: Jabali,” the African Students Union (ASU) hosted Africa Week from April 11-15. Organized entirely by the members of ASU’s Freshman Leadership Initiative (FLI), the week’s events showcased the diversity of African cultures through a variety of themed events.

I attended Miami Beach Pride. Let’s chat.

The celebration lasts ten days — this year from April 1-10 — with the final day signaling the grandiose parade followed by an all-day festival with celebrity headliners. This year’s list included popular British, EDM-pop musician RAYE, whose performance lit up Lummus Park with celebratory dance pop.

10 ways to save the Earth in style

With so many ways to help our planet, some feel impractical. Since many people love fashion, here are ten practical ways you can contribute to the planet in style!

COPE and SART ‘Raise the Flag’ in support of sexual assault...

Student organization “It’s On Us,” the Sandler Center, and the University of Miami Police Department all partnered with COPE and SART for the event and hosted tables with resources and education for students.

Rachell Soler on progress, pursuing her dreams and making her family...

Soler said nowadays people just want to have a “hit or something catchy.” Rachi Relos’ goal is different. She wants to make music that people will listen to 10 years from now. With her ambition and plans to release a studio-album across all platforms soon, her future certainly looks bright.

UM students react to Rae Sremmurd live at Watsco Center

The long-awaited return of live entertainment concerts hosted by Hurricane Productions (HP) happened on April 1 at the Watsco Center. The Billboard charting duo Rae Sremmurd, consisting of brothers and rappers Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi, headlined the show.

Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer’s Night Dream’ appears outdoors at the U

Perhaps one of the most performed works of Shakespeare, behind titles such as “Romeo and Juliet” and “Hamlet,” the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) musical theater students staged the production entirely outdoors from March 31-April 3, strategically located in the shade behind the university’s School of Architecture and adjacent to Lakeside Village.

CONCERT REVIEW: Bad Bunny’s “El Último Tour del Mundo” transports Miami...

On Saturday, April 2, I attended the second out of three “El Último Tour del Mundo” shows at the FTX Arena in Miami. For context, I purchased the tickets almost a year ago, meaning that I had one year to mentally prepare for one of the best nights of my life.

Birds of the U: Capturing a natural aviary in our own...

There’s more than what’s on the surface for the wide range of species on campus. Let’s take a look at the numerous kinds of birds we have on our campus that make it as beautiful as it is today.

Will Smith’s slapping of Chris Rock at Oscars shakes the world

On March 27, the 94th Academy Award Show was hosted by comedian Chris Rock. During the show he was going through his monologue, talking about how he believes Javier Bardem secretly wanted Will Smith to win the Oscar. He then moves his attention to the Smiths, where things took a drastic turn.

A rock music revolution led by student band, Ex Monarch

University of Miami Frost School of Music students hope to revolutionize alternative rock-music culture by adding a female sound to a male-dominated industry.

“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” brings live...

From March 4-11, the Jerry Herman Ring Theatre hosted its production of the play written by Simon Stephens, marking live theatre’s return to UM for the semester.