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Monday, October 3, 2022

Take a moment to appreciate unsung heroes on campus

We are surrounded by university employees who shape our environment every day, yet we hardly ever engage with them.

On the chopping block: Healthcare, Roe v. Wade, marriage equality

It’s clear that they are more committed to the confirmation of Barrett than they are to the millions of Americans suffering in this pandemic.

North Carolina bill shows hurdles still remain for LGBT movement

In March, North Carolina’s legislature passed a law prohibiting transgender individuals from using bathrooms that align with their gender identity  and actively prohibiting local...

The argument for Amy Coney Barrett

I’m a Catholic and a Republican (in that order), and I am overjoyed that a brilliant woman like Amy Coney Barrett will be joining the Supreme Court of the United States. Her textualist and originalist approach to interpreting the law— understanding the Constitution and other documents as they are written and were understood when adopted— is important to preserving stability in our judiciary and is a critical protection for the rule of law.

Pundits misappropriate Martin Luther King Jr.’s racial activism

Racial tensions are at the forefront of this year’s presidential debate. There's no way around it. Over the past few years, there has been a...

University of Miami student voters play special role in this election

Throughout this election we’ve heard cries of “the election is rigged,” “one vote doesn’t matter,” and “why even go through the trouble of voting.”...

Rediscovering small comforts

Entering the pandemic, I had no idea what to do with all of the newfound time on my hands.

Actually the fly won: Analyzing the vice presidential debate

Let us not propel a false reality, devoting ourselves to a false prophet that threatens our precious American democracy.

A week in the studio with American Dreamers

When Studio Music and Jazz department chair John Daversa asked me to photograph his "American Dreamers" recording session last March, I thought I was signing up for a fly-on-the-wall kind of job.

A final love letter to Hillary Clinton

I loved Hillary Clinton. I still love Hillary Clinton, but in a way that you still love an ex, but say you don’t because...

Liberal ‘identity politics’ seeks to call out, not advance, hatred

President Donald Trump stated in his inaugural address, “So to all Americans ... hear these words: You will never be ignored again.” However, to...

Napping pods hit snooze on real solutions

At last, mental health is being supported on campus and even getting a monetary boost. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that the money is going toward...