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Sunday, October 2, 2022

The do’s and don’ts of freshman year, love a senior

Welcome to the U! There are a lot of unknowns associated with beginning college. The uncertainty of what you can, can’t, should and shouldn’t do can be overwhelming. So, while you are anxiously awaiting your arrival to campus, here are a few do’s and don’ts that I have learned in my three years as a Hurricane.

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Subcontracted campus workers staged a protest last Tuesday demanding better treatment from ABM Industries, a major employer of the people who help make the University of Miami function. The demonstration is the fifth in just four years.

J Street needs to take more care in choosing who they...

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Surge in book-banning efforts must be stopped

The very books that guided my childhood and taught me, and many others like me, are being challenged in an unprecedented manner.

Silver lining of the first pig-to-human organ transplant

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The metaverse could be a valuable tool- or it could tear...

While the nebulous collection of technological concepts that make up what is referred to as the “metaverse” has become a point of controversy in recent months, this decision by the University leans into the potential positives that normalized use of the metaverse could bring.

Finding the truth: Europe’s first major war of social media era

As Europe endures its first major war in the age of the modern internet, news consumption through social media has the potential to warp consumers’ perception of the conflict by spreading misinformation and insensitive content.