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On-campus dining receives a makeover
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On-campus dining receives a makeover

  This fall, new food options at the Student Activities Center (SAC) and University Center (UC) join tried-and-true on-campus dining venues like the Hurricane Food Court and dining halls. Students are returning to a two-story Rathskeller, a full-service Red Mango, a second Starbucks, an exclusive-to-campus deli concept and to top it all off, the addition…

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Parking permit sales cause mixed feelings among students

Last night, students like junior Constanza Schubert sacrificed a few hours of summer shuteye and scrambled to miami.edu/parking at midnight. “I logged in at midnight exactly,” she said. “I had to wait 40 minutes to get my permit.” Schubert and about a thousand other students rushed to the university’s parking website to purchase a parking…

Apps ease summer vacation plans, connect travelers
Campus Life, News

Apps ease summer vacation plans, connect travelers

Summer, the glorious end to the semester, has finally arrived and students can practically feel the sand between their toes. Before taking off, it’s important to pack all the essentials, including the right apps that can make or break your vacation. Break the Ice! Meeting people can be awkward. Break the Ice! helps users find…

Campus Life, News

Chartwells workers, student advocates threaten to strike

Students who were faced with the possibility of food services at the University of Miami closing can rest easy. This is because Chartwells employees are also resting easier. Chartwells workers organized to hold a strike that would have paralyzed the dining halls at the residential colleges and the food court at the UC during the…

Chartwells to renovate, modernize dining halls
Campus Life, News, Student Government

Chartwells to renovate, modernize dining halls

This summer, the Mahoney-Pearson Dining Hall will be completely revamped as part of Chartwells’ 10-year contract with the University of Miami. In order to improve the overall dining experience, Chartwells will remove behind-the-scenes food preparations and cook everything in front of students. Additionally, they will replace the furniture and organize it in a more open…

Soccer watch parties unite multicultural fans
Campus Life, News, Profiles

Soccer watch parties unite multicultural fans

On Wednesday afternoon, a large crowd of students crowded around three big-screen TVs in the University Center to watch football. But it wasn’t the Canes kind. It was the European Champions League Tournament, where soccer – or football as it is called outside the U.S. – is king. Many of them are international students, passionate…

Campus Life, News

Hecht, Stanford stereotypes shape freshman perspective

As future members of the Class of 2017 rejoice in their acceptances and interact on Facebook, the rumors about the Hecht and Stanford Residential Colleges are already swirling. “Hecht or Stanford guys?” one high school senior posts, and dozens of comments start to roll in. “From what I’ve heard, Hecht dorms are more welcoming to…

Hurricon’s anime celebration transforms campus
Campus Life, News

Hurricon’s anime celebration transforms campus

The sounds of karaoke singers, all dressed in anime attire, replaced the UC Sunday humdrum for the second annual Miami Hurricon led by the Anime Club. “There are people who have come as far as Gainesville,” said Ashu Joshi, the president of the Anime Club. Hurricon celebrated the Japanese cultural art form anime, which has…

Campus Life, News

Stacks workers see other side of campus

Senior Ethan Cloutier has spent the past three and a half years sorting books and keeping the Stacks’ micro-universe in sync. But like most student workers at Richter Library, his hard work goes underappreciated in the pin-drop silence of over-caffeinated students studying and writing papers. Cloutier is a student supervisor for the 16 student workers…

College stress drives depression
Campus Life, News

College stress drives depression

Freshman Katie Thompson moved into Stanford Residential College one month after her parents announced their divorce. The severe change in her home life and the already difficult acclimation to a new atmosphere caused her to feel unstable. “It felt like everything had been ripped out from under me,” she said. “I couldn’t talk about any…

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