In 1964, nearly 1,500 volunteers— primarily university students— engaged in a novel campaign to bring democratic government to Mississippi. Their goal was to help black residents of the state exercise a basic right of citizenship: the vote. The campaign was known as “Freedom Summer,” or the “Mississippi Summer Project.”
30% of Americans leave their prescriptions unfilled because they are just too expensive. Meanwhile, pharmaceutical companies maintain the highest profits of any industry nationwide.
An enormous and growing population of free-roaming cats exists in Florida, posing a threat to the state's native animal species and creating a serious public health concern.
Last week, I attended the 2019 Global Engagement Summit at the United Nations to partake in millennial-led efforts to address the top challenges facing our world. From climate change and women’s rights to world hunger and political populism, there are many great challenges we have yet to overcome as a collective human race.
Although our campaign is over, this is not the last of The Switch Up. We will continue to leave our mark on this campus. Continue to follow us on Instagram @TheSwitchUpUM.
Portraying some students’ view of Student Government as nothing more than “an event-planning service,” is, at the least, grossly over exaggerated and not warranted with only two days left in this election.
"I am deeply concerned by the way in which Student Government, an organization which, to its core, exists to advocate for and represent the undergraduate student body, has been portrayed."
I believe that the new "Democratic Socialist" members of the U.S. Congress have their hearts in the right place but not their heads. Like them, I too believe that our federal government should do more and spend more to help make the lives of our citizens better just like our traditional allies do.
The skyrocketing tuition that is the price of the school's ongoing facelift saddles many ‘Canes with massive debt at the start of adult life. Should UM be proud of this development?
You do not need your voter registration card to vote.
On behalf of the entire Jewish community at the University of Miami, we are deeply saddened that such incidents keep happening and we stand with Black students.
It may surprise you to learn that tuberculosis is still the world's leading infectious killer.