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Guantanamo Bay exhibit comes to campus
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Guantanamo Bay exhibit comes to campus

The Guantanamo Public Memory Project, a collaborative look into the history of this United States naval station in Cuba, makes a stop at the University of Miami. The exhibit, which brings together projects from 11 universities, has been traveling to each of these schools as well as other sites. It allows students to explore the…

Gender issues at forefront
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Gender issues at forefront

Ted Bunch, the co-founder of the national men’s organization “A Call to Men,” introduced the concept of the “man box,” the set of ingredients that make up a man, during a presentation Tuesday night. “A Call to Men” is a national men’s organization that addresses domestic and sexual violence. Despite its name, the event was…

Library hosts Read Out to celebrate free speech
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Library hosts Read Out to celebrate free speech

The American Library Association (ALA) reported 307 attempts to challenge or ban books in 2013. According to University of Miami librarian Laura Fralinger, this means that almost on a daily basis someone, somewhere in the United States tried to prevent people from reading a book because they did not agree with it for some reason….

Information designer shares visualization advice
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Information designer shares visualization advice

Manuel Lima, a designer, researcher and leader in the field of information visualization, spoke about the history of information design and discussed the visualization of networks during his Thursday night lecture at the School of Architecture’s Glasgow Hall, which was part of the “Places and Spaces” series. On Friday, Lima sat with The Miami Hurricane…

Conference blends diversity, leadership with comedy
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Conference blends diversity, leadership with comedy

Aspiring leaders gathered Saturday morning at the Student Activities Center for Canes LEAD, a one-day leadership conference featuring workshops, speeches, Adele sing-alongs and salsa dancing. Canes LEAD (Learn, Empower, Aspire, Discover) brought together students and administration to encourage community activism and diversity. Workshop topics included gender roles in society, effective communication and key leadership steps…

Emmy award-winning journalist promotes mindfulness
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Emmy award-winning journalist promotes mindfulness

Emmy Award-winning ABC news anchor Dan Harris gave a lecture at the Newman Alumni Center Wednesday evening about how meditation changed his life and made him “a tenth happier.” Harris also became co-anchor of the weekend edition of “Good Morning America” in 2010 and of “Nightline” in 2013. Harris’ first book, “10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice…

Food vendor serves Mediterranean cuisine
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Food vendor serves Mediterranean cuisine

Eli Benhamou stands outside of the Merrick building every day, tempting passersby with the scent of shawarma spices. His thick, silver beard, yarmulke and warm eyes are recognizable from the seven years he spent working as the head of Oasis, the on-campus Kosher deli that was displaced this year. Now, he has welcomed students into…

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