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UM vs. FSU: Tailgate Edition
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UM vs. FSU: Tailgate Edition

Few things in this world invoke the same types of feelings that tailgates do. However, each school seems to have its own identity. This week we take you to Tallahassee, Florida, where the guys are frat stars and the girls just love their cowboy boots. But this post wouldn’t be complete without a look at…

Simulation prepares campus for Ebola crisis
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Simulation prepares campus for Ebola crisis

Students dressed in coveralls, blue gloves and face masks rushed to help those frantically calling for help during an Ebola disaster preparedness simulation Saturday at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. The simulation aimed to train students on the procedures for disease emergency protocol. The training was set up as an…

Savor innovation at local food station
Culture, Featured, Food

Savor innovation at local food station

Many restaurants force guests to make a choice between innovative, unusual food and more comfortable, predictable options. Station 5 Table and Bar discards this tradition, making innovation accessible and charming. This restaurant is a nearby option for students looking for a more sophisticated evening. The decor immediately puts you at ease.  Although spaces are slightly…

Social action should not be trade-off
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Social action should not be trade-off

Thomas Duncan, a 42-year-old Liberian, became the first patient in the United States to die from Ebola. He passed away last month in Dallas after contracting the disease in his native Liberia before traveling to the U.S. A new life-or-death threat like Ebola gives us a chance to reflect on what we’re doing as a…

Diva status is earned, not given
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Diva status is earned, not given

At this year’s On The Run Tour, featuring Jay-Z and his superstar wife Beyonce, “Don’t worry, be Yonce” was a popular shirt of concert-goers. “Queen B” is worshipped by women and men alike for her killer dance moves, amazing vocal talent and her self-confident attitude and aura. You’d be pretty hard-pressed to find someone who…

Three-day philanthropy helps provide home for veterans
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Three-day philanthropy helps provide home for veterans

For two days, three sororities tossed water balloons, hula-hooped and participated in a talent competition as part of Kappa Sigma Fraternity’s Kaptain’s Kup, a philanthropy event that benefits veterans and their families. The fundraising effort benefits the Miami Fisher House, a place to stay for families of veterans and military service members receiving care at…

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