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‘The Vagina Monologues’ opens today at Storer

Coming to UM’s Storer Auditorium, direct from Broadway, is Eve Ensler’s world-renowned play, ‘The Vagina Monologues,’ and its anti-violence campaign, V-Day. ‘The Vagina Monologues’ is a play based on conversations that Ensler had with different women all over the world. “Eve Ensler went around the world talking to women,” said Becky Stead, one of the…

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Runner wins against adversity, amputation

It all started with a soccer game, said world record-holder and UM track team member, Dan Andrews. “There was a breakaway. A man passed our defense and tried to score. I tried to stop him by sliding out but he slid into my leg,” he said. Dan’s left leg was instantly broken-broken so badly that…

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Skee Week raises awareness for AKA

The ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha [AKA] raised their pinkies in support of their sorority during their annual skee week. “We wanted to let people know about our sorority,” said publicity chair Latisha Rowe, “we are here for the campus, and this is our time to show it.” Pink and green are the sorority’s colors…

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CANES FILM FESTIVAL SHOWCASES STUDENT FILMMAKERS’ TALENT Although it’s more than 5,000 miles away from its more famous cousin in Cannes, France, the University of Miami’s Canes Film Festival also showcases the works of talented filmmakers. What: Free and open to the public, the Canes Film Festival will showcase more than 50 short films and…

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My Baby’s Got Sauce

As the sky faded into a deep blue Wednesday evening, the students of UM piled into the UC patio. They crowded around the standing area in front of the stage and took up every seat. Following Hurricane Production’s Spring Concert’s opening act, UM’s own Active Ingredients, G. Love and the Special Sauce began the first…

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Cuban students keep seat

The Federacion de Estudiantes Cubanos [FEC] rejoiced Wednesday afternoon after an overwhelming majority of Student Government senators voted in favor of their maintaining a senate seat. The recommendation to remove FEC’s seat came from the SG Supreme Court who ruled against them five to one at a hearing that took place April 10, 2002. Every…

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Candle vigil promotes interfaith peace

The stage was set for peace. A rabbi, a reverend and a Muslim doctor conversed while the organizers and peace-wishers socialized and set up for the candlelight peace vigil on Wednesday, to promote peace between the UM community and the Middle East. Sounds of nature played and the Merrick fountain served as both backdrop and…

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Greeks beat Apartments in UMIQ Finals

“Yah! Go Greeks!” was the cry, as they walked away with the grand prize of a check for $7000 at the first ever UMIQ game show. The taping for the final $10,000 championship game between the Greeks and the Apartment Area was held Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the School of Communication courtyard. “It’s nice…

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No plans in sight for new art bldg.

If you’ve ever had a class in the art building, you might have noticed that no one is allowed to go up to the second floor. The second floor of the two-story art building, located in the upper corner of campus near the film school, was condemned a year ago. Classes that previously took place…

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HOUSING SIGN-UP The deadline for current students to sign-up for on-campus housing for the 2002-2003 academic year is today. Beginning on April 22nd, current students requesting on-campus housing will be placed on a waiting list should a vacancy become available. To apply for on-campus housing, visit the Department of Residence Halls office-Room. 153 in Eaton…

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Applications double since 1993

Is it the sun and surf? Could it be the nightlife? Or possibly just the “hot girls” as Sophomore Asgar Ali exclaimed. Whatever the reason, the fact is, the number of high school seniors applying to UM for the Fall 2002 semester is at an all time high. The number has been steadily growing since…

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Earthfest shows concern for recycling, social issues

Imagine living in a world where trash overflowed onto the streets and landfills reached their limit because nobody recycled. Recycling is just one of the major issues that Earth Alert, University of Miami’s environmental organization, deals with. On Tues., April 16th, Earth Alert held it’s fifth annual Earthfest on the U.C. patio from 11a.m. to…


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