After a Trump sign on campus was vandalized, the University of Miami administration was quick to condemn such actions. Thus, students and faculty say they are upset with how the university has handled other situations of expression.
After the University of Miami Police Department denied the use of facial recognition technology, Fight for the Future uncovered Chief Rivero’s resume on the department’s website explicitly mentioning the use of the technology.
Coupled with the loss of traditional events associated with the end of high school, many incoming freshmen are skeptical about the future.
After the “die-in” protest on campus, nine undergraduate and graduate students who attended received an email about a meeting with Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Ryan Holmes regarding their attendance at the protest. Yet, many did not understand how they were identified.
Months of planning from the different organizations working together, such as the College Republicans, UDems, and Get Out the Vote, were required to make the event possible. These months of preparation will be put to the test on Tuesday, where students will have to follow guidelines to ensure the success of the event.
The cleaning and disinfecting portion of the module includes an 8-second video of an individual wearing a hazmat suit disinfecting a table and a 4-second clip of a man wiping the floor. Both of those clips the University of Miami Employee Student Alliance says were stock videos found on Shutterstock and iStock.
UM contract workers, faculty stage ‘die-in’ protest demanding response from administration over safety concerns amid the pandemic
Many of the protestors laid down to symbolize dead bodies, holding signs that represent gravestones that called on UM to take action. Faculty members chanted, “I cannot teach if I die,” and “my students are getting sick.”
These changes include limiting the use of the ceremonial drum in the tapping ceremony, discontinuing student leadership titles of chief, son of chief and medicine man, as well as the folding of the arms.
Everett Price, the lifelong ‘Cane responsible for introducing the popular gliders now common around campus, is retiring as director of the Rathskeller after 26 years in the position.
This lawsuit against the University of Miami is one of 30 class-action lawsuits filed against universities around the country, which include Drexel University, University of California-Berkeley and Boston University.