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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

The 20th anniversary of 9/11 is an urgent reminder of the...

Vendulka Kubalkova is a professor at the University of Miami (UM) College of Arts and Sciences whose research and teaching interests include theory of...

Miller student government president makes case for student vaccine mandate

We have proven vaccines work when people accept them as a safe medical innovation capable of saving lives. Through vaccination, the world eradicated smallpox from the face of our planet, and it is ever so close to doing the same with polio. Both used to be deadly viruses, now reduced to historical plagues briefly mentioned in medical school courses on infectious disease.

Op-ed: The university made a mistake in hiring Alex Azar

Hearing that the Miami Herbert Business School hired Alex Azar, former President Donald Trump's Health and Human Services Secretary, we both reacted with a mix of horror, disgust and sadness.

Support survivors—those you see and those you don’t

Wednesday was the 22nd Denim Day. It was also four months and 18 days since I became part of the 97 percent.

I don’t think the British monarchy is racist. But let’s talk...

With mental health awareness now at the forefront of contemporary society and movements like Black Lives Matter taking the world by storm, Markle’s bombshell revelation has shattered the very bedrock and foundation of the British establishment.

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.

An ode to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ginsburg once said, “women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.” True to her words, she fought for equality her whole life.

Climate change needs to be a top priority

The time we have to reverse the pollution and damage inflicted on our land is ticking away.

The Power of Organizing

In the light of George Floyd’s untimely, cold-blooded murder, social media helped spread the horrific news.

‘Canes Care for ‘Canes, or do they?

And because we know that there is a vast racial disparity concerning the prognosis of those diagnosed with coronavirus, the continued effort to open a campus in an in-person format means that BIPOC students, staff, groundskeepers, dining hall workers, and instructors will disproportionately be forced to deal with the repercussions.

All My Friends Are Dead

In short, the kids are not alright. The current freshmen have been in quarantine for months while the federal government failed to adequately test, or even develop a plan.

The university does not care about its graduate student instructors

The university administration cares more about not giving up power and money than helping graduate student instructors find accommodations for teaching online. If the administration of the university cares for its graduate student instructors like it says it does, they will reverse the accommodation requirements and allow instructors to receive the choice to teach virtually.