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Video to tell stories from UM LGBTQ community

The worldwide “It Gets Better” campaign is coming to campus, as senior Robert Hupf plans to create a video to document experiences within the UM community. The project began in 2010 when columnist ...

Exhibit tells story of HIV, AIDS struggles

The Florida Department of Health is trying to break down the stigma of living with HIV. The Faces of HIV exhibit will will be on campus on Friday on the Rock from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. The display sh...

Pink snail makes its way to campus

The 8-foot tall pink snail is now at the University of Miami. Now located in the front of the Wellness Center, the snail first appeared in front of the BankUnited Center by request of the women...

Chinese New Year celebration comes to campus

The year of the dragon has arrived, and with it comes the University of Miami’s first Chinese New Year celebration. The Chinese Students & Scholars Association (CSSA) and the Asian American...

Thanksgiving should not be ignored

It’s time to take Thanksgiving back. Year after year, it seems like there’s a glitch in the calendar that sends us directly from Halloween to Christmas. Sometimes there’s no space in between to bre...

Flawed system may hurt public professors

Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s latest plan to pay university professors based on student population and performance has more holes than Swiss cheese. The idea has recently been brewing in Texas and Scot...

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.