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Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Despite murky motivations, ‘Just Do It’ ad inspires

The cynical side of me couldn’t help but wonder what Nike had to gain from openly supporting such a polarizing figure.

How kids teach us the meaning of mindfulness

Lately I’ve been wondering if it’s possible to reconcile childishness and adulthood.

We will continue swimming: Remembering Mac Miller

I was ready to buy my tickets and see him live for the first time. Less than 24 hours later, he was gone.

Don’t leave immigrants’ lives to luck

How do we define the line that decides who is fortunate enough to lay their feet on American soil?

Digital divide hampers hurricane preparedness

South Florida’s susceptibility to major hurricanes is exacerbated by its most contemporary conundrum: the digital divide.

Women in journalism deserve a better story

I want to see a show with a female reporter who does her job and does it ethically. Can Netflix make an original series about that?

Confronting the reality of college

Being surprised by my experiences and surroundings in college has positively impacted my own development.

Frenkly Speaking: Welcome to the U

The opportunity to work, think, discover, live and explore can be transformational, and the people at the University of Miami are serious about the many ways they can have an impact.

More to say

As I write these words, not paying attention to the class I’m in – where many of my best columns have been written – my eyes are welling up with tears.

Frenkly Speaking: A new column from UM President Julio Frenk

Your lives will undoubtedly change as you walk across the commencement stage and toward a new phase. This is my advice to you.

Dear teachers: Thank you

Raise your hand if you feel like you thank your teachers enough. Yeah, I didn’t think so.

It’s good to grow up. It means you grow into yourself,...

Where am I in this process of becoming that person I want to be?