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Shalala to host last annual Hillel visit
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Shalala to host last annual Hillel visit

When UM President Donna E. Shalala steps down at the end of this semester, she’ll be leaving a lasting legacy. Until then, she’s living out many last moments. One of those lasts is the final Shabbat Shalala this Friday, an annual event held by UM Hillel that is always its largest Shabbat service and dinner…

Baptist Collegiate Ministry celebrates long legacy of service
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Baptist Collegiate Ministry celebrates long legacy of service

While celebrating the weekend’s Homecoming festivities, the Baptist Collegiate Ministry (BCM) also celebrated its 65th anniversary on campus. BCM hosts weekly worship services, small group study and service trips.  It is “a safe place for those searching for hope, meaning and love,” Director and Chaplain Matt Wofford said. When the university allotted land for religious services on campus…

Hillel unveils transformation for Fall 2015
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Hillel unveils transformation for Fall 2015

A $2.5 million gift to the University of Miami Hillel will transform the run-down Jewish student center into a state-of-the-art facility for Jewish and non-Jewish students alike. “It’s out of date and doesn’t reflect what Hillel is or what Hillel can be,” Hillel’s executive director Shana Kantor said. The renovation project is scheduled to begin…

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Traveling missionaries discuss sex, religion at UCatholic event

UCatholic brought two seemingly different subjects together Wednesday night: sex and God. The student organization hosted a discussion led by Stephanie Brown and Dominic Li, two missionaries from Generation Life, a non-profit religious organization. The discussion was titled “God Loves Sex,” which explored the philosophy of sex within a religious context. Topics included the status…

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