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Car sharing app to expand transportation services to UM

LulaRides, a mobile app created by Miami-born 21-year-olds Matthew Vega-Sanz and his twin brother Michael, officially launches this week. The app allows college...

‘Moonlight’ co-producer discusses sense of place, community story in filmmaking

Miami has become a topic of conversation within the entertainment industry thanks to the Oscar-winning film “Moonlight,” which was not only set in Miami...

Seniors, alumni work to secure positions in entertainment, media

Finding a job after college can be difficult, especially for those pursuing a job in the entertainment industry. Yet graduates are often drawn to the...

‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ depicts compassion during Holocaust

Ursula, a bony 14-year-old girl, crouches against the farthest corner of the zoo cage, crossing her hands in front of her chest. After suffering...

A cappella groups Above the Keys, BisCaydence, Tufaan, The 18th Notes...

With four groups on campus, a cappella at UM is thriving. Above the Keys, BisCaydence, Tufaan and The 18th Notes are packed with incredible...

WVUM radio show ‘Hip-Hop Road Trip’ tells history behind genre

The legend of hip-hop is a storied one – a history that spans decades and thousands of miles. WVUM, UM’s on-campus radio station, is...

UM alumna Jana Carrero creates successful fashion blog OJ and Cigs

For the past few years, blogging has become increasingly popular. More people can easily create online platforms to showcase their writing, photography and videos,...

Theater student lands role in new Nickelodeon series ‘Hunter Street’

At 22 years old, UM senior musical theater major Thomas Jansen has landed the coveted role of Daniel Hunter, the protective older brother of...

Playwright Tarell McCraney discusses Oscar-nominated film “Moonlight,” intersectionality

Tarell McCraney, the playwright whose work inspired the Golden Globe-winning and Oscar-nominated film “Moonlight,” sat down with The Miami Hurricane last Wednesday, Feb. 8,...

Frost student Ben Hon records demos over sabbatical, returns ready to...

While most students enjoy their majors, only some are lucky enough to be able to say that their major and life’s passion are one...

UM student, entrepreneur finds sweet success in doughnut business

The Salty Donut, a shop combining artisanal doughnuts and coffee, was created with a “one-stop shop” philosophy in mind. “We spent so much time …...

Cosford Cinema hosts ‘Moonlight’ screening, discussion with playwright Tarell McCraney

Playwright Tarell McCraney participated in a Q&A session with University of Miami President Julio Frenk Wednesday evening at the Cosford Cinema after a screening...