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New Cabinet prepares to serve student body

On Wednesday, the new Student Government (SG) Executive Board members assumed their new posts during the annual SG banquet. Along with the three members of Power of U, the Executive Board Cabinet is comprised of five appointed positions.  There will also be two positions elected by Senate, along with representatives from Category 5, the Elections…

Secret ingredient, renovation plans revealed
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Secret ingredient, renovation plans revealed

Junior Danny Barry lifted the smoking silver metal lid. Uncovering a platter of raw meat, he revealed the secret ingredient – American bison – in the first-ever Iron Chef UM competition at the Mahoney-Pearson Dining Hall on Wednesday evening. Three teams of two student celebrities wearing black aprons and white chef hats were paired with…

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SG presidents leave legacy for successors

Every time a University of Miami student walks past the new U statue by the Rock, they probably do not think about alumni Christina Farmer or Brandon Mitchell, two former Student Government (SG) presidents who conceptualized the project and moved it along. Instead they think of current SG president Nawara Alawa and her executive board,…

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Infractions delay SG election results

In a nation that prides itself on its Constitution, it is no wonder that the Student Government (SG) at the University of Miami has similar sentiments. Twice a year, the Elections Commission lives by and enforces Chapter IV of said constitution – Election Codes. Including Wednesday’s postponement, the announcements of Executive Board election results have…

Power of U wins SG election
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Power of U wins SG election

      (Photos by Cayla Nimmo)   Student Government (SG) Elections Commissioner J. Alexander Barletto ascended the Rock Thursday evening for the second time this week; this time with elections results in hand. After thanking his advisers, staff and both tickets, he unveiled that the members of the Power of U would head next…

SG election results postponed till 5 p.m. Thursday
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SG election results postponed till 5 p.m. Thursday

As Student Government (SG) Elections Commissioner J. Alexander Barletto ascended the Rock Wednesday evening, students who were eagerly awaiting the results of SG’s new president, vice president and treasurer were disappointed when the announcement was delayed due to election code violations. Claims were filed against both the Power of U and One of U tickets,…

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One of U, Power of U partake in interactive debate

After a 15-minute delay, the Power of U and One of U tickets eagerly watched Student Government Election’s Commissioner Joseph Barletto flip a chocolate coin to see who would begin Wednesday night’s debate in the University Center’s Ballroom A. The debate was moderated by UMTV’s station manager Julian Glover. It began after introductions and an…

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Student Government Elections 2013

Editor’s note: The list of platforms for the One of U ticktet is currently not displaying properly. The Miami Hurricane is working to correct this problem quickly. With no referendum on the ballot, this year’s Student Government election is all about the candidates. Two tickets are vying for the top seats, students are running for…

Campus leaders deliver updates on progress, plans
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Campus leaders deliver updates on progress, plans

After flocking to tables of food at the Rock Wednesday, University of Miami staff, faculty and students took their seats to listen to their peers deliver the State of the U address. Contrary to past years’ tradition, Student Government (SG) President Nawara Alawa insisted on diversifying this year’s event. “Our team decided to spice things…

‘Inspired by U’ plans for spring semester
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‘Inspired by U’ plans for spring semester

Almost a year after election, the “Inspired by U” team is still energized and full of inspiration to benefit the student body. “I’m proud of the progress we have made,”  Student Government (SG) President Nawara Alawa said. Many of the platforms the ticket campaigned on last spring are now in motion. One of those was…

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