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Mourning 3 million deaths globally, Student Government to host COVID-19 memorial

“Three million people have died across the globe...That's three million people who were here this time last year, and now they're not. We wanted to sort of commemorate and recognize the fact that this has hit everybody.”

What Matters to U welcomes Books & Books founder Mitchell Kaplan

Mitchell Kaplan, a professor, podcast host, movie creator and owner of local bookstore Books & Books will be the special guest in this semester's What Matters to U event today at 5 p.m.

Student Government facilitates return of Lime, increased dining options

Student government works to reopen dining options.

Possible senate seat for student employees to open

“This year there have been multiple instances of student employees not feeling satisfied with various aspects of their employment or how their duties shifted with the pandemic."

Campaign violations delay executive results, senators announced

Although Student Government did not announce the winners of the executive ticket on Thursday because of pending trials, they announced the winners of various Senate seats. The winners are as follows.

‘The Uproar’ heads into election season with little competition

The University of Miami Student Government elections are underway. For the executive branch, The Uproar ticket is the only full ticket running this year and features three Student Government veterans. They are competing against two independent candidates. The legislative elections are filled with 19 candidates, eight of which are competing for the Herbert Business School senate seat.

Sybrina Fulton speaks to UM about getting involved in social justice...

“We need to groom our young people now, and I put all of my faith in the young people."

Sybrina Fulton announced as What Matters to U speaker

Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin and political activist, will be the fifth speaker in the series, this time to be held digitally.

Virtual Student Government Inauguration welcomes new leaders via Zoom

The inductees, wearing suits and dresses, appeared on a checkerboard of mini screens and all in unison raised their hands in front of digital backgrounds reading “Student Government Inauguration” and recited their oaths of office.

UM junior breaks gender, race barriers in student government

Three years ago, Abigail Adeleke joined student government as part of an inside joke amongst her closest friends. On April 7, she will officially take office as the first black student government president since 2015 as part of the University of Miami’s first all-female executive branch.

Vice president runoff election makes history

Gelman will join president-elect Abigail Adeleke and treasurer-elect Amanda Rodriguez of the “All In” campaign. This is the first time in history that the University of Miami student government will be led by three females.

Student government election results present chance for split ticket

After two and a half weeks of campaigning and 3,290 votes cast, there is currently no complete student government executive ticket that will be taking office later this spring.