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Friday, January 28, 2022

PETA alleges UM purchased chinchillas from ranch known for abusing animals

UM last bought chinchillas from the ranch in 2014, in order to conduct a hearing experiment. Twenty two chinchillas were injected with various ear infections and then were tested with baby shampoo as a possible cure to the infection.

Freshman found dead in Hecht Residential College

A freshman male was found dead at the University of Miami Thursday morning. According to Coral Gables police, his roommate found him dead. The official...

Panel raises public awareness of human trafficking

With 600,000-800,000 people trafficked across international borders every year, the month of January is dedicated to raising awareness of human trafficking. Organized by the...

Alexandra Martinez brings experience, ‘non-stop energy’ to UMPD

“You get to be a social worker, a psychologist, a counselor,” said UMPD Crime Prevention Officer Alexandra Martinez on the meaning of police work. “You get to be a superhero.”

UMPD, Coral Gables honor student for saving peer’s life

A UM student was walking along South Alhambra Circle when she suddenly was hit by a car in January this year. She suffered severe...

Students reflect on Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting one year later

“How the baby boomers remembered the Vietnam protests of 1969, I’m certain that's how generations raised throughout the 2000s will remember Parkland.”

Construction of US 1 pedestrian overpass begins, utilities relocated

Eight years after it was approved by the Miami-Dade County Commission and five months after a ceremonial groundbreaking in April, a pedestrian overpass over...

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...

Safety Fair alerts campus of new texting ban

The University of Miami Police Department (UMPD) and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) co-hosted the third annual Safety Fair on Wednesday. “The fair has...

Canes Emergency Response Team holds simulation training session

The student-led Canes Emergency Response Team (CERT) played out what it might be like to respond to an explosion Sunday morning at Dooley Memorial...

Suspect identified in BLM banner theft

The University of Miami Police Department (UMPD) has identified a University of Miami student as the man seen on video surveillance camera stealing a...

Professor Katharine Westaway asked not to return after controversial activism

Katharine Westaway, an outspoken lecturer who has been criticized over her handling of student sexual assault cases at the University of Miami, was asked...