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Wednesday, August 17, 2022

ICYMI: 47th annual American Music Awards

From Post Malone to Taylor Swift, here is what you missed from one of the biggest nights in music.

Remote learning just isn’t the same, students say

“A lot of people have the anxiety of worrying that their family may get the coronavirus and die. When you have a pandemic going on people aren’t able to perform at the same level.”

Miami Hurricanes earn No. 6 seed in NCAA Tournament, will play...

The Canes will play in the South region – the same bracket as No. 1 Virginia. This is the third-straight year UM has been invited to March Madness.

Mid-week notes: Challenges of facing bye week then Clemson, Diaz praises...

After a 52-10 win over Florida State last Saturday, one of the most lopsided victories between Miami and Florida State in the history of the rivalry, the Hurricanes claim their highest ranking since preseason of 2018, where they were ranked No. 8 heading into the season.

Student organizations adapting and growing as in-person activities slowly resume

“Last year it was very difficult to engage with our members,” said Brooke Boyd, a senior majoring in biochemistry and nutrition and the president of UPup, a student organization focused on the training of service dogs. “It is so much better now that more of our meetings are in person.”

Sig Chi suspended, Pike on probation following Covid-19 violations

Looks like the party is over. The punishments for Sigma Chi and Pi Kappa Alpha are the first reported punishments for fraternities at UM in violation of the university's Covid-19 protocols barring parties of any kind.

Coronavirus places UM workers under financial stress, health risk

Amid layoffs, risk of exposure to COVID-19 and threats to their benefits, the University of Miami's subcontracted facilities and dining workers report that they have been hit hard by the pandemic.

Frats continue to party despite Covid-19

“I was at Sig Chi...People literally had to like squeeze on top of each other to walk by,” said an anonymous student. This student is one of multiple who have described parties hosted by fraternities across Miami on a weekly basis.

President Frenk to deliver new “State of the U” address

The “State of the U” began in 2018 when UM’s Board of Trustees approved Frenk’s “Roadmap to Our New Century” agenda.