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Monday, June 14, 2021

When I can get the vaccine, I’ll take it

A community cannot function correctly with half of its population unwilling to follow emergency guidelines as that community faces serious hardship.

Celebrating Valentine’s Day in the COVID-era can be tricky but possible

If we forget the materialistic gains and the capitalistic outlook that has permeated the meaning of Valentine’s Day, we can find that this day can be one of healing.

Dear admin: To stop the spread, we have to stop enabling...

The situation is dire and can get so much worse. With so many more students back on campus, there is a higher risk for infection and a higher need for responsibility.

Lessons we must learn from the fall semester

From the lack of accountability for fraternities and sororities continuing to party, to the university's mishandling of the polarizing tension of the election, last year’s affairs aren’t done with.

How to celebrate democracy after it’s been attacked

The country will breathe a collective sigh of relief as we all move on from the Trump-era of American history.

I survived the vaccine. So will you

When the vaccine is available, go out and get it. You can save the lives of those around you and help end this pandemic.

Addressing the Ravicher matter

Despite Ravicher’s public comments to the contrary, he has not been “fired,” nor “pushed out,” nor “cancelled,” nor otherwise threatened with termination of his contract by me or anyone else in the UM leadership because of his social media posts.

Professor Ravicher responds to criticism of his social media posts

Congrats to the warriors of cancel culture that infect higher education today.

A letter from faculty regarding Professor Ravicher

We write as faculty members of the University of Miami School of Law to address the recent public statements of Dan Ravicher, who currently teaches a University of Miami Law School practicum.

Barrett’s confirmation could alter American health care

The ACA is complex. Passed into law in 2010 under the Obama administration, it was meant to expand affordable health care to millions of Americans. People who are below 138 percent of the federal poverty line can opt for Medicaid, whereas adults 65 or older qualify for Medicare.

An Independent’s view of the election

What we need is to focus less on partisan stances and more on the tangible issues at hand.

A Cuban transplant

I fear Republican Cubans have fallen into the trap of trusting in another dictator and demagogue, who is in fact quite similar to the one they left behind.