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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Let’s talk about Kyle Rittenhouse

One carries a simple handgun for protection, but a person who carries the long, inconvenient, sizable AR-15 assault rifle that Rittenhouse had, appears to be a premeditated act more than a precaution.

What does defunding the police mean?

Whatever law enforcement body is to exist in our country, it needs to be one with more training than today’s police officers.

Help support the Latinx Graduation Committee

The Spring 2021 Latinx Graduation Committee is currently collecting feedback from students, faculty, and staff to help create a Latinx Graduation Ceremony for the Spring 2021 semester.

Never Forget: Remembering 9/11

Maybe tragedies like 9/11 can not only serve as moments to honor the lives that were lost, but as reminders to appreciate every single human being who has touched your life.

UM administrators: Misleading information about Lakeside Village

The September 8 article in The Miami Hurricane extensively quoted from the lawsuit and an interview with the employee, Ricardo Arnau, who has fashioned himself as a self-proclaimed “whistleblower” by bringing alleged code violations to light. Nothing could be further from the truth.

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.

Are Hard Rock Stadium’s fan attendance protocols doomed to fail?

While the Dolphins have compiled an extensive 46-page long document addressing how they will combat the spread of Covid-19 within the stadium, all it takes is one asymptomatic carrier to spoil it for everybody. Beyond Hard Rock Stadium, the consequences of this can extend as far as UM's campus community.

Happiness comes in waves

Surfing has become my personal coping mechanism for quarantine blues. Completely new to the sport, I found an old board in my grandma’s basement and decided it would be the perfect pastime to explore in Miami.

Why is the university blaming students for its own error?

What has been particularly frustrating in the ensuing events since the TikTok video surfaced for me has been the administration’s quick blaming of students.

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.

An invitation to our students

Unfortunately, many of us have not had the freedom to decide how our courses should be taught this semester because the mode of delivery is being imposed without regard for the expertise of the professors of record.