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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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SCHOOL OF MEDICINE GRADUATE PROGRAMS RANKED IN TOP 50 BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT Several programs at the School of Medicine are listed in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of the country’s “Best Graduate Schools,” which is on news stands this week. Highlights include: * the graduate program in physical therapy is…

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Lanes a triumph

“At the end of the day, I am satisfied with my work because I do more good than harm,” says a character in Roger Michell’s Changing Lanes. You have to hand it to Paramount Pictures for its marketing campaign. The studio created a trailer that seems to trap interesting characters under another road-rage plot, emblazoned…

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Venezuela’s crisis hits home for students

By Sunday, the people of Venezuela had been though four political upheavals-the overthrow of President Hugo Chavez from power, the instatement of Pedro Carmona, head of the country’s largest business association as president, Carmona’s resignation and Chavez’ reinstatement into power. Back to square one and all in the space of three days. With all of…

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Homecoming announces 2002 theme

After much anticipation, the Homecoming executive committee, comprised of co-chairs Julio Barroso and Lucy Evans, and 32 Committee members, has released the theme for Homecoming 2002 as “The Road Home.” “This year Homecoming is going to be huge,” said Roger Alvarez, homecoming committee member working with participation and recruitment. “It’s much more imaginative than ever.”…

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Dancing, learning, fun on UC Patio

“Aloha!” Friday night UM students, family, and friends, took a journey through the South Pacific as the islands of Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa, and Aotearoa, New Zealand were brought to the Coral Gables campus. “Its so much fun, every year attendance gets bigger and bigger,” said senior Nalani Arnold, who has performed at this event for…


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