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Alcohol Awareness Week encourages knowledge of alcohol-related issues, social responsibility
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Alcohol Awareness Week encourages knowledge of alcohol-related issues, social responsibility

The Rock was filled with opportunities to learn about personal safety when National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week (NCAAW) and Allstate Reality Rides came to it on Monday. The University of Miami is one of more than 1,000 campuses to participate in NCAAW, where students will participate in different awareness events throughout the week, beginning with a…

2015-16 Campus Safety Report shows rise in reported dating violence, drop in drug violations
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2015-16 Campus Safety Report shows rise in reported dating violence, drop in drug violations

Liquor and drug law violations and arrests both declined from 2013 to 2014 at the University of Miami’s Coral Gables campus, according to the annual crime and fire safety report released by the school Thursday. Reports of a forcible sex offense, domestic violence and dating violence all increased from 2013 to 2014. Forcible sex offenses went…

Construction of US 1 pedestrian overpass begins, utilities relocated
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Construction of US 1 pedestrian overpass begins, utilities relocated

Eight years after it was approved by the Miami-Dade County Commission and five months after a ceremonial groundbreaking in April, a pedestrian overpass over highway U.S. 1 recently began on-site construction. Eight University of Miami students have died while crossing the six-lane highway since 1989. Completion is scheduled for May, according to Miami-Dade County Public…

Campus prepares for tropical storm Erika
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Campus prepares for tropical storm Erika

UPDATE, Aug. 29 1:32 p.m.: The university has announced that, with the storm’s dissipation, they do not expect any closures or disruptions Sunday or Monday. Normal operations will continue as planned Saturday at the University of Miami, with preparations for tropical storm Erika’s expected landfall on Sunday underway. The decision on potential changes to the school’s operations on…

Funds approved for San Amaro Drive safety project
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Funds approved for San Amaro Drive safety project

Two months after a University of Miami student was hit by a car while crossing San Amaro Drive, the school has approved funding for the pre-design of a safety project for the road. According to Student Government President Alessandria San Roman and President-Elect Brianna Hathaway, the project will look at possible safety measures for the…

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