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UM student Marcus Sharf opens sneaker store in the Grove

From Yeezy slides to the CPFM Dunks, Coconut Grove’s newest sneaker store, Hÿp, features an expansive inventory of rare, collectible and popular shoes. In an area with few sneaker stores, Hÿp stands out. It’s also run by a University of Miami student.

Captivating ‘Canes on campus: events to look forward to this fall

As the Fall semester approaches, many students are eager to explore the experiences that come with living in Miami. Between music, food, fashion and art, the Miami entertainment scene holds an endless selection of places to see and things to do. However, the University of Miami also hosts a variety of on-campus programs and activities to explore. Whether you decide to go out or stay in, you will find entertainment all over campus. Here are some events to look forward to this fall:

How Hurricanes handle hurricane season

For many University of Miami students, the promise of sunny skies and endless beach days is a dream come true. But in a land where fur sweaters are obsolete and tank tops might as well be the statewide uniform, it can be easy to forget about the more unfavorable side of South Florida’s climate: hurricanes. As incoming residents of the ‘Sunshine State,’ it’s more important now than ever–to be prepared and informed for when a hurricane is at UM’s door.

UM fashion essentials

The fashion scene in Miami is truly one-of-a-kind from its breezy daytime looks to designer nightclub outfits; it can be a challenge to adjust to the style persona of a new city. But not every outfit needs to be a statement piece, most of the time a student's wardrobe is composed of what is clean and practical.

Groceries and goodies: Where to buy essentials around Miami

Settling into a new life here at the University of Miami means settling into new responsibilities. Tasks like shopping for groceries, buying toilet paper and doing laundry are all things that students living apart from their parents will now have to take on. Unfortunately, life at the U — with all of its sunshine and palm trees — still entails vacuuming sand off your floor after a long beach day. To do this, most students utilize the proximity of many stores to get the essential things they need.

UM housing in a post-Hecht Era

The University of Miami’s first-year housing accommodations are getting an update. The Stanford and Hecht Residential College complex has long been a staple of UM’s freshman experience. However, for the first time in 50 years, UM housing will look very different for freshmen this fall. The longstanding, 12-story Hecht Residential College, is in the process of being torn down this summer to pave the way for the brand new Centennial Village to open in 2024. Even with this exciting news, some students say that without Hecht a quintessential element of campus will be missing

A pasta enthusiast’s guide to Miami eateries

In three short weeks, incoming students at the University of Miami will be able to begin exploring the Miami food scene. This article provides a guide to staple restaurants and student favorite pasta dishes to be sure to try throughout the first semester.

Can’t wait for Miami Sports? Here are some of the most...

With another season of Hurricane athletics comes another year jam packed with mind-blowing, jump-out-of-your-seat-and-run-around moments; fans packing Hard Rock Stadium and blowing the roof off the place with fire extinguishers; everyone throwing up “the U” and students saving cats from their impending doom. Here are some of the most exciting Hurricanes to watch this fall.

Prime real estate: The best study-spots on campus

College is a time to figure out what your preferences are and many students quickly search for the best study spots on campus outside of the library. At the U, there are plenty of locations for students to change up their scenery and get work done.

The do’s and don’ts of freshman year, love a senior

Welcome to the U! There are a lot of unknowns associated with beginning college. The uncertainty of what you can, can’t, should and shouldn’t do can be overwhelming. So, while you are anxiously awaiting your arrival to campus, here are a few do’s and don’ts that I have learned in my three years as a Hurricane.

Campus coffee: UM spots to satisfy that caffeine craving

“Where can I get coffee on campus?” No question is more important when you’re half awake, running late to class and looking for the closest place to get some espresso. From cold brew to cafecito, here are all the best places (in no particular order) to enjoy coffee here at UM.

Miami’s 5 most Instagram-worthy locations

With an abundance of beaches, trendy restaurants and rich art, South Florida is a premier spot to cultivate content for an aesthetic feed. From South Beach to Coral Gables, there are endless opportunities to take photos featuring lush palm trees, sparkling city skylines, vibrant graffiti and more.