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Senate passes bill to remove Iron Arrow as highest honor

The University of Miami Student Government used the final minutes of the 2022 spring semester to denounce cultural appropriation of Native Americans symbols within the Iron Arrow Honor Society, one of the university’s highest academic honors and an organization with a history of controversy.

Construction on Centennial Village to begin over summer

After much anticipation and delay, construction on the University of Miami’s $335 million Centennial Village housing project is just a few weeks away. The five building residential college will hold 2,025 students and attempt to earn a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification for sustainability. The development, named in honor of the University of Miami’s centennial celebration, will become a symbol of the university’s success and commitment to the freshman class experience, the office of student affairs said.

EDM, Art, Pizza, EQ Collective’s After Glow Festival

Student DJs joined Grammy nominated DJ and producer, Wuki, on Saturday evening from 5 to 11 p.m. to put on the University of Miami’s second annual EDM festival, After Glow.

Canes Carnival returns after two years

On Friday, April 29, Hurricane Productions (HP) Concerts, the largest student programming board at the UMiami, hosted their annual lively end-of-the-year jamboree, Canes Carnival. Canes Carnival, returning after two years since covid, welcomed students with a spirited night of neon lights, rides, games, food and the performance of American singer-songwriter Marc E. Bassy.

Provost, Dean of School of Education push to get more students...

Of the approximate 85,000 course evaluations faculty expect to receive from students each semester, they consistently receive only half. In an effort to raise this number, Provost Jeffery Duerk and Dean for the School of Education and Human Development Laura Kohn Wood are working to update the course survey content and communicate their value to students.

‘Hecht’s Last Hurrah’ event gives tribute to residential hall before demolition

UMiami commemorated the freshman dorm building’s legacy in an event held outside of Hecht, as a way of saying goodbye this past Tuesday, April 26. The event comes in light of this year’s announcement that Hecht would be the first building taken down for UM’s Centennial Village, a new housing complex that will primarily house incoming freshmen.

Viewpoints: Two students on abortion, choice and opportunity

“We both woke up with a sort of feeling of dread because it’s—even if you’re pro-choice, it’s never a happy feeling to have to terminate.”

Force of Nature: The collecting career of Myrna Palley displayed at...

At the Lowe Art Museum, glimmering pieces of glass and metalwork catch the light, refracting images of the life and career of prominent local...

Students and staff say farewell to Hecht

This semester is Hecht’s last semester at the University of Miami — ever. The tower pair that comprises the Pentland and McDonald towers will be bulldozed in preparation for its more modern successor, Centennial Village, which is set to open in 2024.

Brittany Broski visits campus for HP’s Comedic Conversations

Internet star and comedian Brittany Broski visited campus as a part of Hurricane Productions’ annual Comedic Conversations event. Broski, who originally rose to fame after a TikTok video of her tasting kombucha went viral, currently has 6.8 million followers on the app, including over 1 million subscribers on YouTube and over 954,000 followers on Instagram.

Students delighted as Hug the Lake tradition returns for first time...

UM’s beloved Earth Day tradition known as Hug the Lake was held last Friday for the first time since  before the pandemic in 2019. 

‘Ultra part two on UM’s campus’: EQ Collective brings EDM festival...

Students seeking an EDM rave, a performance from a viral DJ, art exhibits, pizza and ice cream or a place to play video games can turn to EQ Collective’s After Glow festival.