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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Gallery: 2021 new student orientation

Last week, from Aug. 16 to Aug. 22, the University of Miami welcomed the Class of 2025 and transfer students for move-in, and 'Cane Kickoff, a week-long orientation program that included events such as the President's Welcome, Canefest and more orientation programs.

UM’s Camp Kesem raises thousands as members seek to reach more...

The University of Miami's Camp Kesem chapter is getting ready to "Make The Magic" happen this year for its campers.

Student partners with Butler Center to create new leadership opportunity

Canes Ignite, a student-founded mentorship program, aims to make the path to student leadership easier.

Student media wins big at CSPA awards

Three student publications at the University of Miami received top honors from the CSPA: Distraction Magazine, Scientifica Magazine and The Miami Hurricane.

Speaker at Law School accused of spreading anti-semitic rhetoric

Ahmad Abuznaid, a speaker often accused of being anti-semitic, was invited to speak at UM's School of Law, upsetting many Jewish students and resulting in a petition.

‘It could have been me.’ Asian American students respond to recent...

“I do not feel comfortable going off campus alone."

Students team up to feed homeless

Because of restrictions to prevent the spread of Covid-19, Students Together Ending Poverty, also known as STEP, had not organized in-person volunteer opportunities, said Ivanova. Instead, members hosted guest speaker events with various non-profit organizations and partnered with Project UP-START, a virtual volunteer opportunity in which members provide tutoring and mentorship to youth with housing insecurities in Miami-Dade County.

UM College Republicans members make racist comments during club meeting

A viral social media post shows screenshots of University of Miami College Republicans making racist comments during a club meeting via Zoom directed at Vice Presidential candidate Kamala Harris on the eve of the election.

‘I’m pro choice. Pick your gun’: Political signs on campus spark...

“Not a lot of people feel comfortable voicing their opinions on campus, and we kind of wanted to have a big broad flashy advertising for them, and I mean, as you can tell, it worked spectacularly."

UBS reflects on Black Awareness Month

“Black Awareness Month is designed to not only unite the black students, but to engage the entire university in the promotion and support of black students’ history and cultures which they represent.”

Camp Kesem ‘Giving Tuesday’ to raise funds for children of cancer...

“It becomes like a family. It’s taught me that you never know what’s going on in someone’s personal life, so you should treat everyone the same.”

Veteran student discusses his journey of service

In the aftermath of 9/11, Belliard knew he was going to enlist in the military before he even graduated high school. “I had my mom sign off on the delayed entry program, which meant that as soon as I graduated I was going to join the forces.”