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Class-action lawsuits against UM for spring tuition refund move forward

This lawsuit against the University of Miami is one of 30 class-action lawsuits filed against universities around the country, which include Drexel University, University of California-Berkeley and Boston University.

Gov. Ron DeSantis signs bill allowing student athletes compensation for name,...

The bill grants players the opportunity to "earn compensation for the use of her or his name, image, or likeness. Such compensation must be commensurate with the market value of the authorized use of the athlete's name, image, or likeness."

New Hampshire native reacts to Democratic primary

Sen. Bernie Sanders narrowly defeated South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Amy Klobuchar in the New Hampshire primary.

UM alum released from Taliban custody after three years of captivity

Kevin King, a 63-year-old graduate of the University of Miami, was one of two professors kidnapped by the Taliban in 2016.

Impeachment inquiry developments spark continued debate

Members of the UM community weighed in on the ongoing impeachment inquiry.

Students respond to allegations against Joe Biden

Too close for comfort? The man who helped launch the national It's On Us campaign, Joe Biden, has been accused of making women feel uncomfortable.

UM community reacts to State of the Union address

"Personally, I was surprised to hear the bipartisan undertones of the president’s remarks," said, Kinnon McGrath, president of the UM College Democrats.

Students reflect on Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting one year later

“How the baby boomers remembered the Vietnam protests of 1969, I’m certain that's how generations raised throughout the 2000s will remember Parkland.”

“Today, we are all citizens of Pittsburgh.”

University of Miami Hillel and UChabad hosted the vigil Monday, Oct. 29, on The Rock, in honor of the 11 lives lost in the shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue.

UM law professors urge against Kavanaugh confirmation

Their names appear on a list of nearly 2,500 law professors who’ve deemed Kavanaugh unfit for the Supreme Court.

Despite murky motivations, ‘Just Do It’ ad inspires

The cynical side of me couldn’t help but wonder what Nike had to gain from openly supporting such a polarizing figure.

Services honoring ‘American hero’ John McCain to conclude Sunday

McCain's achievements continue to be remembered, even by those too young to vote in the 2008 elections. Micaela Stoner, president of the UM College Republicans, said McCain's presidential campaign was the first she was old enough to follow, and said she rooted for him to win.