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After latest housing debacle, students prepare for the worst

Some students transfer colleges because a different school has a better academic reputation. Others transfer to stay closer to home.

Miami Icon and Restauranter Passes Away

Founder of famous Cuban restaurants La Carreta and Versailles, Felipe Valls Sr. passed away on Nov. 26 at the age of 89.

Miami Native Victim of UVA Shooting

D’Sean Perry, University of Virginia (UVA) junior and linebacker for the football team, the Cavaliers, was one of three victims of the late night parking lot shooting at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville on Nov. 14.

Get Out the Vote Establishes Early Voting Initiative as Group Helps Promote...

As the voter registration deadline ended in Florida on October 11, the next focus for many political organizations as the midterms approach is to help voters go to the polls. For the UM community, one group is ensuring that every eligible student can vote and those students have a knowledgeable background about the candidates.

Star-Studded Documentary Screening Censored by School of Communication

UM graduate and renowned documentarian Billy Corben was finishing up an interview at WVUM-FM when he got a surprise call from the School of Communication.

President Frenk ushers plan for UM to achieve new goals in the next century...

As the UM maintains their 55 U.S. News ranking spot, President Julio Frenk reassured that UM is poised for a bright future when he spoke at the State of U event last on September 16 at the Shalala Student Center.

On-Campus Students Temporarily Moved into THesis Hotel while Spring Admit F...

As Centennial Village is being completed and Hecht Residential College has been demolished, students are enduring a new way of on-campus housing. UM Housing and Residential Life (HRL) has forced 60 students into THesis hotel rooms and left spring-admits in the dark about where they will be living come January.

Florida Congresswoman Val Demings visits UM on U.S. Senate campaign trail

On Sept. 2, current Florida Congresswoman and U.S. Senate hopeful Val Demings sat down with students outside of the Shalala Student Center. Her visit is a part of her campaign to listen to students about what issues are most important to them.

Florida primaries forecast a competitive midterm election

This past Tuesday, Aug. 23 voters took to the polls to decide the winner of several pivotal primary election matchups. Former Republican governor turned Democratic congressman Charlie Crist defeated Nikki Fried in the gubernatorial primary by 400,000 votes, according to The Associated Press. He will take on incumbent Republican Gov. Ronald Desantis in November, who in a recent poll, is favored to win by 8% of votes.

And we’re back: UM hosts first full-scale orientation since 2019

While there were no more “Oh yeah? Hecht yeah!” chants, orientation this year has felt more similar to pre-pandemic events than ever before. For the first time since the pandemic, there have been indoor, maskless events for full capacity crowds. One of those events, ‘Canes Take Flight, even allowed parents to attend and witness the marching band and Hurricanettes perform.

Alex Terr