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QuantUM continues ‘Rocky Horror’ tradition
Community, Edge, Theater

QuantUM continues ‘Rocky Horror’ tradition

This time of year, unusual things seem to be taking place as students, both male and female, don their leather corsets and platform shoes. QuantUM Entertainment, a branch of Hurricane Productions, is kicking off the Halloween season with three nights of the “Rocky Horror Picture Show,” which runs Thursday through Saturday. Since its start more…

Festival Miami to feature diverse artists, genres
Community, Edge, Music

Festival Miami to feature diverse artists, genres

For the Frost School of Music, October marks the beginning of its biggest event of the year: the highly anticipated Festival Miami. Festival Miami is a month-long music festival centered around four themes: “Great Performances,” “Jazz and Beyond,” “Creative American Music” and “Music of the Americas.” The festival includes performances by both students and professionals,…

Miami’s hidden gem celebrates Cuban Culture
Community, Edge

Miami’s hidden gem celebrates Cuban Culture

[imagebrowser id=8] [fresh_divider style=”solid”] A powerful sound of hands beating against bongos, mimicking the groove of the Latin music playing from a nearby storefront’s speakers mixes with trumpets blaring as tourists stroll over the path of domino tiles as their feet pitter-patter on the pavement leading to the infamous Domino Park. Some were huddling near…

Fitness classes provide fun options for everyone
Community, Edge

Fitness classes provide fun options for everyone

  If you’re one of the many students who hit the gym the first week of school, then don’t go back until finals, you’re not alone. This happens to much of the student body every year after setting hopeful resolutions about fitness in August. But the Wellness Center has introduced some new classes that might…

South Miami stores some of area’s best-kept secrets
Community, Edge

South Miami stores some of area’s best-kept secrets

[imagebrowser id=3] [fresh_divider style=”solid”] The center of South Miami is only a few blocks from our Gables campus, but most UM students have not ventured past Buffalo Wild Wings at Sunset. A favorite of locals and visitors, South Miami has some of the city’s best happy hours, shops and deals. Check out The Miami Hurricane’s…

Underground genre found above ground in Miami
Community, Edge, Music

Underground genre found above ground in Miami

  Miami is a tricky city for live music. The Miami Hurricane is here to help with our music venue series, bringing you the best local venues by genre. We’re starting with punk rock, and working our way through music styles. Keep an eye out for new finds throughout the year. “Miami’s punk scene feels…

Coral Gables blossoms as culinary center
Community, Edge, Food

Coral Gables blossoms as culinary center

Consider our off-campus food options and your thoughts might not go much further than T.G.I. Friday’s, Gables Pizza & Salad, and Bagel Emporium. But UM students are lucky that campus is located in Coral Gables, not a nutritionless fast-food wasteland that is a true college town. While South Beach is South Florida’s culinary capital, Coral…

Community, Edge, Music, Reviews

Rapper Juicy J leaves his mark on Miami

Nearly a thousand “trippy” and “turnt” rap lovers of Miami gathered at LMNT on Saturday to rage with one of hip-hop’s most brutally crunk triple-threats. A girl on our left wobbled her legs to the post-opener intermission music. A guy on my right chugged Hennessy straight out of his own personal bottle. A$AP Ferg prepped…

Social media fosters community among fans
Art, Community, Edge, Movies, Television

Social media fosters community among fans

Buried beneath the fashion posts and inspiring quotes on the blogging website Tumblr is a group of people obsessed with “Harry Potter,” “Sherlock,” One Direction and anime. Sites like Tumblr and Twitter enable fans to bond over their passions and create communities that revolve around their interests, forming what are better known as fandoms. A…

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