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Reggaeton artist Rauw Alejandro sells out FTX Arena, students attend

On April 9, only a week after global sensation and reggaeton artist Bad Bunny took over the Magic City, another popular artist took advantage of the limelight at a sold-out FTX Arena. Rauw Alejandro performed in front of a crowd of about 21,000 people this past weekend.

UM ends mandatory COVID-19 testing protocol

According to a memo posted by the university on Thursday, March 31, the testing has been discontinued as a result of the dramatic decline in cases and high rate of vaccination across our campuses. The end of the mandatory requirement became effective on Friday, April 1 at the Coral Gables and Marine campuses.

UM’s NAACP chapter holds first-ever NAACP Image Awards on-campus

On April 6, the red carpet rolled out for a unique version of the NAACP Image Awards held by UM’s NAACP chapter at the East Shalala Ballroom.

FEC kicks off Cuban Culture Week

In the same way sugar is added to a classic Cuban coffee, the Federación de Estudiantes Cubanos (FEC) is adding its own sweetness to campus with Cuban Culture Week, which begins at noon on Monday, March 28, at the Lakeside Patio.

SpectrUM’s 9th annual DragOut returns to campus after last year’...

SpectrUM’s DragOut drag show has come back in full swing for its ninth annual performance on Thursday, March 10 in the Shalala Ballroom.

South Beach enacts curfew after spring break shootings, UM reacts

On Monday, March 21, the City of Miami Beach declared a state of emergency after two shootings that have taken five lives this past week. It will be extended through early next Monday morning.

Students of color symposium is back

The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs’ annual Students of Color Symposium (SOCS) is back and is focused on the theme of “Forging the Future: Looking Back to Move Forward.”

Wynwood Life festival kicks off art festival season in Miami

From Feb. 19-20, visitors of the Wynwood Life festival experienced live artists painting graffiti on old cargo ship containers, upcycled clothing being sold and an abundance of cocktails and dishes.

Student-run Brewbike opens second coffee cart location at UM’s Lakesi...

Various coffee options among University of Miami students are now having to face their biggest competition on campus: Brewbike.

New Student Organization: Latin Leadership Council

“The goal and purpose of the council is to serve as a place to unite the UM community by being a support system to the Latin and Hispanic population,” said Victor Rios, a graduate student at the School of Education & Human Development and Interim Chair overseeing the Latin Leadership Council.

Caroline Val

Caroline Val is a senior from Orlando, Fla. majoring in journalism and with double minors in political science and French. She began writing for the news section of The Hurricane in the fall of her sophomore year and developed its first ever podcast, Catch Up 'Canes, as podcast editor last year. Born in Miami, Caroline is excited to reconnect with the South Florida community through storytelling, interviews, and writing as co-news editor this year. Val is also a freelance contributor for the Miami New Times, an intern with News@theU, and loves trying all the new restaurants in Miami in her spare time!