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Thursday, February 29, 2024
February 29 , 2024

Dining Services add more late-night options

Effective last fall, students were able to sink their teeth into the new “Late Night Dining” option at the Hecht-Stanford Dining Hall. This program, which is offered by the University of Miami Depa...

Different lifestyles call for varying contraceptives

While the primary purpose of birth control is to prevent pregnancy, some teenagers and college students opt to use it to clear up acne, regulate their menstrual cycles or alleviate cramps. UM’s Stu...

Sinking city under observation

An associate research professor of marine geology and geophysics believes Venice, Italy, may be in danger. The city, founded in A.D. 421, has been under observation for the past six years. Rese...

Mobile app contestants get creative

Situated in a classroom around a table covered with energy drinks, soda and energy shots, coders were hard at work at UHack, a 48-hour hackathon held last weekend in the McArthur Engineering Building....

Awkward elevator rides rival the Tower of Terror

Elevator music has always gotten a bad rep.Your iPod will be on shuffle in the car and as if Steve Jobs himself is haunting you from his grave, it will play some symphony that you swear was for an eig...

Communication students recognized for project on pills

A website project by a School of Communication interactive storytelling class, “Prescribing Addiction,” was recently nominated for the student category at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interact ...

Coping with the on-campus collisions

I am writing today to give a voice to all the victims of skateboard, longboard, headboard, bicycle, tricycle and unicycle collisions on campus. There have been too many fatalities from these atrocitie...

Miami lacks needle exchange program

Drug users in Miami are improperly disposing of 95 percent of their used needles, according to a new study released by the Miller School of Medicine. The study compared the number of used needl...

Learning to look past the homosexual stereotype

When my best friend came out in high school, one of my friends showed her support by immediately asking, “So does this mean we can go shopping together?” I reacted similarly and assumed that this n...

Program allows submission of anonymous tips to police

With the help of a new program called TIPSOFT, anyone can send anonymous tips via text message or online to the Coral Gables Police Department. As the first municipality in Miami-Dade County to off...

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