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March 2 , 2024

Taking love to the Web

Recently, many applications and websites encouraging connections and relationships to be formed at one’s convenience have popped up -- giving people more options and greater flexibility than ever befo...

Obscure majors offer diverse prospects

Majors like accounting and education usually lead students to clear career opportunities. But other options may not prepare students for a particular career path, and instead help pave their way to le...

Mancini orchestra to showcase Copland, Tchaikovsky

If it feels like the 800th time you’ve heard the same song on every radio station, then it’s time to broaden your horizons and tune into something not on your iPod. The Henry Mancini Institute will...

Eight-hour marathon benefits Miami Children’s Hospital

Senior Julie Martinez (right) moves around as she teaches a Zumba class at the Dance Marathon in the BankUnited Center Fieldhouse on Sunday. Dance Marathon is a national philanthropy event that raise...

City to commission artist for two monuments

Armed with a $1 million budget, the city of Coral Gables is in search of an artist to create two new monuments – the first built in the city in more than 70 years. The monuments are part of the $27...

First lady rallies in Downtown Miami for final South Florida push

First lady Michelle Obama joined singer Marc Anthony and actress Gabrielle Union in a grassroots rally on Thursday to urge citizens of South Florida to get out the vote. The first lady spoke to...

Professor examines effects of ad repetition

Attack ads flood election season, and a UM professor sought to explore the effects of these negative political advertisements. A new study by Juliana Fernandes, assistant professor of strategic com...

WVUM unveils new transmitter

Dean Gregory Shepherd (second from right) of the School of Communication assists in the ribbon-cutting ceremony for WVUM’s new transmitter on Friday afternoon. Nicholas Gangemi // Contributing Photog...

Campus goes pink for breast cancer

The fountain by the School of Business Administration was dyed pink in honor of breast cancer awareness month. Zeta Tau Alpha, one of UM’s seven social sororities, raises money for breast cancer rese...

Graduate creates resource for potential employees

During this economic recession, applying for a job can sometimes translate to one resume in a stack of 5,000. When Jonathan Rosen, 26, applied for work after earning his Ph.D. in international stud...

Ashley Martinez

Ashley Martinez is a senior majoring in journalism and psychology, which have sharpened her people-watching skills. She has worked as a staff writer, copy editor, assistant editor and is now the Edge arts and entertainment editor at The Miami Hurricane. She serves as the president of UM's chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. Her work has been featured in The Hurricane, Distraction Magazine, The Communique, Gables Home Page and The Miami Herald. When she's not working on a story, she loves going to the theatre and singing show tunes.