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Saturday, January 29, 2022

Young Democrats show support for Charlie Crist, shake Bill Clinton’s hand

Former President Bill Clinton paid a visit to Miami on Friday in support of Republican-turned-Democrat gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist. UM Young Democrats showed its midterm...

Marine Corps veteran hikes Appalachian Trail to uplift charity efforts

University of Miami senior and Marine Corps vet Jeff Fowler plans to hike the entire Appalachian Trail this spring to help raise money for...

Transfer Student Association helps with transitions

Dealing with the stress of college can be tricky, particularly for those transferring schools. Rising senior Andre Buchanan, with the help of some friends, has...

Overpass construction progress resumes

Freshman Bobby DiLorenzo was heading to Shake Shack for lunch with friends in October. As he attempted to cross the intersection of U.S. 1...

Professor takes different approach to elementary math

A new after-school program that aims to make math education more effective and enjoyable has reconnected UM with a local elementary school. Jennifer Langer-Osuna, a...

Architects redesign parking area into plazas

The area east of Commercial Boulevard in the waterfront town of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, north of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., used to be a public parking area. This...

Fellowship experience connects students to local government

Recent University of Miami alumna Adaeze Ajoku, a math and anthropology major,  never dreamed she’d get the chance to work with a local government...

Metrorail to receive face-lift, new routes

School of Architecture (SoA) students are teaming up with civic activist Meg Daly and the Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation Department to make the space...

Butler Center volunteers to organize annual FunDay

Since 1983, FunDay has paired up Miami residents with physical or intellectual disabilities and student volunteers who serve as their buddies for a day. This...

Organization unifies generations through service

On Saturdays, University of Miami students paint nails, trade jokes and shake up the otherwise routine nursing home activities at Floridean Nursing and Rehabilitation...

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...