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Eaton residents, engineers go green

Recently awarded a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, Dr. James Englehardt, a professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering at UM, along with an interdiscipli...

Staying in tune with his inner Hurricane

How many University of Miami students can truly say they were destined to attend UM? How many can say they were destined to be an acclaimed entertainer? While many wish and dream, one alumnus has actually made those dreams and aspirations reality: musician, actor and UM alum Eric Alexandrakis.

New floor designed for eco-conscious students

Twenty students have been chosen to live in a newly renovated, environmentally-friendly floor in Eaton. Designed by the UM College of Engineering and funded by the National Science Foundation, “The Water Project,” lead by the group living on the floor, will use technology to reduce energy and water demand and promote sustainable development.

BAM fashion rewind

This year, United Black Students (UBS) added an unusual twist to their annual Black Awareness Month (BAM) fashion show. The focus of Friday’s show was to educate spectators on black history through mu...

Staying in tune with his inner Cane

How many University of Miami students can truly say they were destined to attend UM? How many can say they were destined to be an acclaimed entertainer? While many wish and dream, one alumnus has actually made those dreams and aspirations reality: musician, actor and UM alum Eric Alexandrakis.

OJU fashion show wraps up the year in style to raise money for Haiti Relief...

After a long semester wait, Caribbean students from the University of Miami finally received the opportunity to represent their island in style with the opening of their annual OJU fashion show. The Organization for Jamaican Unity presented their cultural fashion show as part of Jamaica Awareness Week 2010 last Friday night, April16. Entitled “Port Royal: The Fashion Destination-Passport to Paradise,” the fashion show hosted by Kingston native Donisha Prendergrast, featured some of south Miami’s trendy Caribbean inspired fashions with all proceeds donated to the Haiti Relief Fund.

Perry sequel marries comedy and drama

The modern African-American Renaissance man himself, actor, director, playwright and author Tyler Perry presents another classic. The sequel to his highly favored “Why Did I Get Married?,” “Why Did I Get Married Too,” hit theatres nationwide Friday, April 2.

Ludacris unoriginal

As one of music industry’s most distinguished and recognizable styles and vocals, Ludacris succeeds in alluring listeners with sharp lyrics and rhythmic beats. However he fails in delivering an album to display his talent and skill.

Greek step show an extravaganza for all

The Greeks took charge over the University of Miami’s Gusman Concert Hall last Saturday night, February 27th, at their annual “Greek Extravaganza Step-Show.”

Black Awareness Month fashion show a success

One of the most anticipated events of the University of Miami’s Black History Month celebrations, this year’s Black Awareness Month (BAM) Fashion Show did not disappoint supporters last Friday night, Feb. 26, when it came time to hit the runway.

Jamie Stephens

Contributing EDGE Writer