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Monday, September 26, 2022

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.

‘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.

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...

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. 

Frenk hosts Knight Foundation Conversation, experts discuss democracy and technology

The “Knight Conversation on Miami at the Intersection of Tech & Democracy” hosted a number of panelists for a discussion on technology’s role in democracy, particularly in the Americas, followed by a brief question and answer period. The event took place Monday morning, at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

Underpaid and overworked, UM’s janitorial staff continues stand against unfair labor...

In the latest demonstration in a series of protests against ABM Industries, representatives of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU 32 BJ), upset janitorial staff and UMESA members took to South Dixie Highway on April 12 to demand job vacancies be filled.

The Butler Center recognizes student and faculty leaders during Celebration of...

The Butler Center recognized exceptional student and faculty leaders and their service to the University of Miami community during the annual Celebration of Involvement on Tuesday, April 12th from 4 to 6 p.m.

Students take on Tortuga Music Festival, raising awareness for marine conservation

On Friday, April 8, South Florida opened its doors to the world of country music: Rock the Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival. Many UMiami students, whether rookies or long-time supporters of country music were seen enjoying the festival experience at Fort Lauderdale Beach.

Reggaeton artist Rauw Alejandro sells out FTX Arena, students attend

On April 9, only a week after global sensation and reggaeton artist Bad Bunny took over the Magic City, another popular artist took advantage of the limelight at a sold-out FTX Arena. Rauw Alejandro performed in front of a crowd of about 21,000 people this past weekend.

Student nominees await Celebration of Involvement

The Butler Center’s Celebration of Involvement recognizes students’ service and leadership on and off campus with a range of awards. It will be held in the Lakeside Expo center at 4 p.m. following a brief reception with food.

UM theatre department and ring theatre kick off autism acceptance and...

The University of Miami Department of Theatre Arts and the Jerry Herman Ring Theatre initiated this month of recognition with a showing of Simon Stephens’ “A Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. The play ran from March 4-11.