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Chartwells to renovate, modernize dining halls
Campus Life, News, Student Government

Chartwells to renovate, modernize dining halls

This summer, the Mahoney-Pearson Dining Hall will be completely revamped as part of Chartwells’ 10-year contract with the University of Miami. In order to improve the overall dining experience, Chartwells will remove behind-the-scenes food preparations and cook everything in front of students. Additionally, they will replace the furniture and organize it in a more open…

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Senate enacts structural changes in last hearing

Several students, including former Student Government President Nawara Alawa, were ushered out and denied the permission to speak in Senate Chambers Wednesday evening. “It’s unfortunate that senators felt the need to restrict the voices of constituents who sat in a meeting for over two hours,” Alawa said. They were asked to leave before the discussion…

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Overpass plan gains steam

The city of Coral Gables and Miami-Dade County are working out a deal to build the pedestrian bridge across U.S. 1. This bridge will not involve the University Centre, a strip-mall located across from the university. The owners of the center refused to accept Miami-Dade County’s $1.8 million offer to make up for the five…

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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,…

News, Student Government

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
News, Student Government

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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