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Discovering the humans of Miami
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Discovering the humans of Miami

UM’s presence on Facebook has been growing, especially with pages like UMiami Secrets gaining popularity around school. Recently, students’ Facebook feeds have been taken over by a new kind of webpage: “Humans of UM,” modeled after the popular page “Humans of New York,” which was created by Brandon Stanton in 2010. If you follow “Humans…

Culture, Q & A + Profiles, Theater

Senior caves into theater production

For most seniors, a thesis requires hours of sitting in the library, researching and writing up their findings. But for senior Lauren Coghlan, it meant constructing a cave inside the Ring Theater for the production of “Floyd Collins.” Based on the true story of a man trapped in a Kentucky cave which led to extensive…

Arctic monkeys discuss career
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Arctic monkeys discuss career

It’s been more than 10 years since the British indie rock band Arctic Monkeys formed. Since then, they have grown into musical sensations selling out arenas worldwide and garnering more than four million Facebook fans.  But fame hasn’t gone to their heads; they are still a group of down-to-earth guys who like to hang out…

Opera singer balances school, musical career
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Opera singer balances school, musical career

For most of us, college is a balancing act. There are classes, homework, clubs, meetings, tutoring – not to mention the ever-present temptations that South Florida offers. But for sophomore Ariel Snihur, college isn’t just about making time for a Starbucks fix before psych – it’s about balancing a full-blown musical career with being a…

Young adult novel becomes film
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Young adult novel becomes film

“The Book Thief” is part of the literary tradition of kids growing up in the ordered chaos of the Holocaust. But unlike most of those stories, author Markus Zukus’s protagonist is not Jewish. Liesel Meminger, observes the horrors of WWII while living with her adoptive family, hiding a Jewish refugee in their basement. The film…

Frost School violinist reunites with childhood idol
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Frost School violinist reunites with childhood idol

Joshua Bell is an award-winning, world-renowned violinist who visited the University of Miami’s Gusman Concert Hall to perform at the annual Festival Miami showcase on Oct. 4. While most students were excited to be seated in the same auditorium as the bona fide musician, for freshman Elijah Kirkland-Andrews, the evening was a heartwarming reunion. When…

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