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Get Out the Vote focuses on increasing civic engagement a year after presidential election
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Get Out the Vote focuses on increasing civic engagement a year after presidential election

Presidential elections historically have the highest voter turnout rates in the United States, but at the University of Miami, Get Out the Vote is ensuring that students on campus know it’s important to be civically engaged all the time. GOTV, a student organization focused on providing students with education, registration and involvement opportunities, has been…

President Frenk meets with Cuban-American community
Administration, Community, International, News, Politics

President Frenk meets with Cuban-American community

University of Miami President Julio Frenk met today with 17 leaders of the local Cuban-American community to discuss the future of the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies (ICCAS), and to address circulating rumors that falsely report UM will be shutting down ICCAS. Community members, as well as Student Government President Adrian Nuñez and Federación…

Familiar faces in Coral Gables mayoral election
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Familiar faces in Coral Gables mayoral election

The residents of Coral Gables will cast their votes for the city’s next mayor and commissioners of the city April 11. Read More: Guide to the Coral Gables election While many residents are running for city commission seats, the nonpartisan mayoral race is shaping up to be one filled with familiar faces. Former commissioner Jeannett Slesnick is…

Coral Gables elections begin April 11
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Coral Gables elections begin April 11

Nearly five months after millions of Floridians hit the polls to cast their votes in the 2016 general election, voters in Coral Gables will be lining up to vote again. This time, for Coral Gables mayor and three commission seats. For those registered and planning to vote April 11, here’s what you’ll find on the ballot: Mayoral Seat…

Journalism education tries to adapt to credibility challenges
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Journalism education tries to adapt to credibility challenges

Continual incidents of “fake news” – the deliberate publishing of misinformation purporting to be real news for profit or out of malice – have led to rising tensions between the mainstream media and President Donald Trump’s administration, tensions that have negatively impacted the public’s trust in the journalism industry many University of Miami students will…

Men play role at Women’s March on Washington
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Men play role at Women’s March on Washington

Despite the name of the march that brought together hundreds of thousands of people to the nation’s capital being the Women’s March on Washington, thousands of men participated in the movement to stand in solidarity with the opposite gender. The march designed to “send a bold message” to the new administration that “women’s rights are…

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