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Thursday, September 16, 2021

Absentee voting: Why it’s so important

Whether they live in Florida or not, UM students will be relying on absentee and mail-in ballots to cast their votes due to the logistics of going to school away from their home state and because of the pandemic.

Professor Q&A: Why do we have an Electoral College?

In the wake of the election, The Hurricane sat down with Max Fraser, an associate history professor at UM, to discuss the history of the electoral college and its potential future.

‘I’m pro choice. Pick your gun’: Political signs on campus spark...

“Not a lot of people feel comfortable voicing their opinions on campus, and we kind of wanted to have a big broad flashy advertising for them, and I mean, as you can tell, it worked spectacularly."

Florida 2020 Recap: Former UM President Donna Shalala loses House seat

Democrats in Florida lost big on Election Day, with the state moving firmly to the right in elections for president and Congress, including an unexpected unseating of South Florida Reps. Donna Shalala (D-27) and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-26).

UM professors discuss claims of voter fraud

“There is no credible evidence of voter fraud. Period.”

UM: Trump travel ban exempts international students

University officials say they have received inquiries from students in the affected countries and from others as well. However, they point out that the ban does not pertain to students with the proper student visas and documentation.

Former UM administrator elected South Miami mayor

Sally Philips, former chair of South Miami’s Planning Board, handily defeated her opponents to become South Miami’s next mayor.

BREAKING: Shalala makes run for Congress official with video announcement

UM's first female president will run for Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Congressional seat on March 5. She made the official announcement on her website on March 7 after months of talk about a possible campaign.

Students gather to watch ‘frustrating’ first presidential debate

“As expected, it was not very presidential."

Live Election Day coverage

Polls were open across Florida from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 6. Voters showed up to cast their ballots and make their voices...

Venezuelan students reflect on one year with Guaidó

A year since Guaidó’s leadership spurred hundreds of protests throughout Venezuela to demand change, Maduro remains in power, and last month he began the second year of his second six-year term.

Guide to 2020 state and local elections

While this November’s election is largely known for the two presidential candidates, there are still many important races and propositions that can be voted on in the 27th Congressional District of Florida.