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Cuban blogger paints picture of Cuba
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Cuban blogger paints picture of Cuba

Freshman Daniela Lorenzo immigrated to the United States from her hometown, Havana, Cuba, at the age of 6. “My parents wanted my little sister and I to have a good future, something hard to get in Cuba because of the government,” Lorenzo said. Lorenzo, who now serves as the secretary for the Federacion de Estudiantes…

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Future lawyers take the stage in annual lampoon

It’s not far-fetched that lawyers, known for their theatrics in court, would take naturally to the stage. But between property torts and the bar exam, law students never seem to have much time for jokes. That wasn’t the case Thursday evening at UM’s Storer Auditorium. The law school’s students, faculty, and staff gathered to laugh at…

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STEP hosts week to fight poverty

When 19-year-old Charlie came out to his parents in sixth grade, the reaction was less than positive. Eventually, after the loss of his mother to cancer and several altercations, his father kicked him out of the house, leaving him homeless. “He told me to pack my bags and go,” said Charlie, who preferred only to…

Campers splash into spring break
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Campers splash into spring break

On the shores of Miami Beach, 27 staff members and 12 campers take to the waves this week to put their surfing skills to the test during the University of Miami-Nova Southeastern University’s Center for Autism and Related Disabilities’ (UM-NSU CARD) Surf Camp. The annual program located at South Pointe Park hosts 12 children between…

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Chavez dies at 58, leaves fate of Venezuela uncertain

Freshman Veronica Lopez moved to the United States from Venezuela when she was 3 years old. In the 15 years she has lived in this country, she has visited Venezuela three times. The last time she visited was nine years ago. “We left because my dad feared the government and what could happen,” Lopez said….

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On-campus organizations foster commuter involvement

The dorms are not the only hub for a true college experience. “Most commuters get involved because they want to have the most real college experience,” said Bibi Yasmin Moghani, chair of the Committee on Student Organizations (COSO). About 25 percent of engaged student leaders on campus are commuter students, according to Danielle Howard, director…

Plans for overpass not yet concrete
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Plans for overpass not yet concrete

As students cross the intersection of U.S. 1 and Mariposa Court to grab a sandwich from Bagel Emporium or meet friends at T.G.I. Friday’s, they may not realize something is missing — the pedestrian overpass that was promised after UM student Ashley Kelly was struck and killed by an SUV that ran a red light…

Grad students construct eco-friendly tents
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Grad students construct eco-friendly tents

  Second-year graduate student Ruslana Makarenko plans on driving down to Everglades National Park and staying in the eco-tent provided at Flamingo Campground sometime in the near future. If she does, she will be intimately familiar with the wooden platform, fabric canvassing and steps of the shelter — she was one of 11 students from…

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Architecture students inspire reconstruction of Haiti

In times of turmoil and tragedy, sometimes the best place to look for a little hope and comfort is through one’s faith. When the massive earthquake hit Haiti in 2010, one of the most important buildings that is still severely damaged is the Port-au-Prince Cathedral. Even after three years, the cathedral is just a shell…

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Camp Kesem empowers campers, counselors

Senior Brielle Buckler was 17 years old when her father was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. “It was so rare that Google turned up no results,” she said. Buckler remembers how Camp Kesem helped her cope with her father’s condition at a time when she didn’t know who to turn to or where…

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Dan Marino WalkAbout benefits local charities

Participants of Saturday’s WalkAbout Autism will walk through the team tunnel at Sun Life Stadium with Dan Marino, former Miami Dolphins quarterback, to benefit organizations in South Florida. Schools, groups and individuals in the South Florida community will congregate at Sun Life Stadium from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday to raise money and awareness…

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