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Gender-neutral housing options to open in fall 2016

The University of Miami has specified a plan for its first-ever gender-neutral housing options. The pilot program will be offered in certain suites and...

How campus ministries are coping with coronavirus

While campus ministries have physically closed their doors, many are still using this time to find new ways to serve and connect with their students.

Voters turn out to BankUnited Center for Florida primary

As students filed out of the BankUnited Center (BUC) on Super Tuesday, many shared a common choice for the presidential candidate of their registered...

Traffic safety checkpoints to surround campus

A series of traffic safety checkpoints will be set up in the area surrounding the University of Miami campus Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This will...

Canes Consent advocates sexual assault awareness despite lacking donations

Just two UM organizations contributed donations to Canes Consent, an event hosted on campus every semester by Katharine Westaway and her class, Sex and Sexuality,...

Mask mandates cause communication barriers for the deaf and hard of hearing

“It was like the world went into mumbles,” Dieterle said. “I had been reading lips and now my coping mechanism was gone. It was difficult. Now, I have more trouble communicating with people.”

Documenting autism: fascinating course blends journalistic, biological applications

The Class The Community Science: Autism class brings students from journalistic and biological backgrounds together. Every Wednesday, the two groups aim to understand the complex...

Spring break, minus the beaches, partying, plus some community service

Miami is a hot spring break destination, but these UM students opted to leave town and spend break doing service around the country and the Western Hemisphere.

New Florida law to combating texting and driving

The bill signed by Governor DeSantis makes texting while driving a primary offense effective July 1, 2019, allowing law enforcement officers to pull over drivers and give a citation solely for texting behind the wheel.

Sophomore dies in canoe accident, memorial to take place Tuesday

University of Miami student Andy Melendez died Saturday in a canoe accident while in Arcadia, Fla. Melendez was a second year, pre-med student from Astoria,...

Service dog gives independence to student with visual impairment

Joseph Chica needs his guide dog Gunner to help him maneuver the world, but a campus full of non-service dogs makes that difficult.

UM Global Medical Brigades to provide medical care for Panama’s underprivileged...

29 undergraduate students will take a week-long medical service trip to the communities of Tranquilla and El Retiro in West Panama.