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VIDEO: Hurricane Irma’s damage on Coral Gables campus
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VIDEO: Hurricane Irma’s damage on Coral Gables campus

Two TMH reporters rode along with UMPD officials Wednesday to see some of the damage caused by Hurricane Irma on UM’s Coral Gables campus. Though widespread damage and fallen trees are visible around campus, university officials said the damage was worse immediately after the storm. UM Facilities crews and outside vendors have been inspecting buildings…

UM cleanup process fully underway, university trying to get up and running as soon as possible
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UM cleanup process fully underway, university trying to get up and running as soon as possible

Nearly two weeks after the University of Miami’s Office of Emergency Management team began monitoring and activating plans for Hurricane Irma’s arrival, damage cleanup in its aftermath is in full force. According to Director for Emergency Management Matthew Shpiner, over 50 percent of the campus was “impassable” after the storm and 75 percent of the…

University announces date classes will resume, residential colleges to open Sept. 22
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University announces date classes will resume, residential colleges to open Sept. 22

UPDATE, 7:40 p.m., Sept. 14, 2017: 24 hours after UM announced a slew of dates when classes will resume and changes to the fall semester’s academic calendar, a new advisory sent out today details the school’s recovery progress. The 11th alert, now called a storm recovery alert, said the university has made “significant progress in the…

Pippin rehearsals get postponed
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Pippin rehearsals get postponed

In light of Hurricane Irma and all University of Miami campuses shutting down starting Sept. 5, clubs and organizations had to postpone their meetings and rehearsals. On a campus of nearly 16,000 students and 270 clubs and organizations, moving this many plans was no easy feat. When it came to postponing rehearsals for the Ring…

Being kind to oneself and others during a crisis
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Being kind to oneself and others during a crisis

Ben Stocking is the University of Miami Counseling Center psychologist who is staying with students at the university shelter during Hurricane Irma. These are his tips for coping with a crisis like a hurricane. Acknowledge the feelings Crisis situations can bring about feelings of distress, guilt and worry. Stocking says “be present” with those emotions…

Hurricane Irma Liveblog
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Hurricane Irma Liveblog

Hurricane Irma is expected to make a turn toward Florida in the next 24 to 48 hours. The size and strength of the storm drove the largest evacuation in the state’s history. Thousands of residents are in shelters. Even more left the state entirely. Most of our reporters and staff at The Miami Hurricane left…

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