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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Program helps troubled teens

At 13-years-old, Alex Velasquez was pushing drugs to put food on the table for his struggling family. Now, the 18-year-old works 14-hour days managing...

Fraternity hosts speech contest for local high school students

Fourteen-year-old William Gilmore sat in absolute silence surrounded by the sounds of nervous laughter and the light chatter of other seated high school boys. Gilmore...

“Tipping Point” author Malcolm Gladwell to speak at UM Feb. 11

Five-time New York Times bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell will be speaking at the University of Miami at 7 p.m. on Feb. 11. Gladwell will be...

Sophomore dies in canoe accident, memorial to take place Tuesday

University of Miami student Andy Melendez died Saturday in a canoe accident while in Arcadia, Fla. Melendez was a second year, pre-med student from Astoria,...

Senator discusses next step in education reform

Florida Senator Dwight Bullard made an appearance on campus Monday night, speaking to students who are interested in reforming the public school system and...

Students, faculty start week with walk around Lake Osceola

Some University of Miami School of Law students and faculty members have found a way to stay focused and centered before they begin their...

Frost School program preps rising musicians

The Frost School of Music continues to expand its reach into the South Florida community with its Preparatory Program – a comprehensive, pre-college music...

Alumni Association launches nationwide annual program

Local chapters of UM’s Alumni Association in 28 different cities welcomed new alumni to their area Sept. 12. The Alumni Association Regional Engagement and Young...

Drugstore shuts down local strip-mall

On an inconspicuous corner of a strip-mall about a mile from the University of Miami’s Coral Gables campus, Beehive Natural Foods sells supplements and...

DCC Spin-A-Thon benefits cancer research

Sign-ups are underway for the university’s second annual Dolphins Cycling Challenge spin-a-thon on Wednesday, Oct. 23, to raise money for life-saving cancer research. UM officials created...

Chartwells employees walk out of work, protest wages

  Approximately 20 Chartwells employees at the Hecht Stanford Dining Hall walked out of work at the start of the noon lunch hour Thursday to...

Controversial overpass cleared for construction

    After several hurdles, plans for a pedestrian bridge that will allow UM students to cross U.S. 1 well above speeding cars and distracted drivers...