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SportsFest drops eight sports from lineup
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SportsFest drops eight sports from lineup

        (Photos by Nicholas Gangemi)   The SportsFest Committee has decided to drop eight sports from this year’s program, which begins Friday. Also, the competitions will be scheduled around the two UM basketball games taking place this weekend. Tom Soria, assistant director of intramurals at the Wellness Center, said the men’s and…

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Vitality U strives to aim weight training at women

The hallway in the main fitness room at the Wellness Center is often the dividing line between two worlds. Look left and you see the world of weight training, filled with men trying to bulk up. Look right and you notice women sweating during cardiovascular training. Vitality U, a student-driven program at the center, hopes…

Supreme Court justice shares journey, struggles
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Supreme Court justice shares journey, struggles

        Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic and third woman ever appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, will appear Friday at 6 p.m. at UM’s BankUnited Center for a conversation with President Donna E. Shalala. Presented in conjunction with local bookstore Books & Books, the event is one of a…

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Temple Grandin discusses autism, experiences

“Taking Flight: The Year of the Humanities and the Arts at the University of Miami” continues to soar, beginning this semester with a lecture by Temple Grandin, an activist for autism and an animal science professor at Colorado State University. Her lecture, “Different Kinds of Minds,” at UM will present her findings on the different…

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