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Friday, June 14, 2024
June 14 , 2024

I attended Miami Beach Pride. Let’s chat.

The celebration lasts ten days — this year from April 1-10 — with the final day signaling the grandiose parade followed by an all-day festival with celebrity headliners. This year’s list included popular British, EDM-pop musician RAYE, whose performance lit up Lummus Park with celebratory dance pop.

Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer’s Night Dream’ appears o...

Perhaps one of the most performed works of Shakespeare, behind titles such as “Romeo and Juliet” and “Hamlet,” the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) musical theater students staged the production entirely outdoors from March 31-April 3, strategically located in the shade behind the university’s School of Architecture and adjacent to Lakeside Village.

Rae Sremmurd to headline spring concert, UM students give their thoughts

The concert is the first in-person event of its kind since the headlining performances of London-born rapper 21 Savage and hit Russian-German producer Zedd, in 2018 and 2019 respectively.

D.A.R.E. slams HBO’s ‘Euphoria’ with allegations of drug ...

It’s apparent that the students starring in HBO’s hit drama ‘Euphoria’ ignored the warnings of Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) orientation that many students in the United States undergo during middle and high school. With regular drug use as a common plotline in the series, including a drug-addicted protagonist, the show is graphic in nature.

Avril Lavigne’s return to pop punk roots with ‘Love Sux’ ...

Avril Lavigne, widely regarded as the “Princess of Pop Punk,” returned to mainstream music with her seventh LP “Love Sux,” released Feb. 25. With features from Machine Gun Kelly, Blackbear and Mark Hoppus of Blink-182, the Travis Barker-produced project rectifies Lavigne’s title as a reigning pop punk icon.

UM students on celebrating their pride at the university

With hateful legislation circulating Florida’s Supreme Court and limiting the voices of queer students in educational settings, it’s important to celebrate strong, impactful ones. Pride is something that many UM students have, celebrate and feel should not be silenced.

KYLE’s ‘It’s Not So Bad’ is just that, not bad at a...

Most mainstream audiences were introduced to KYLE with 2016’s megahit “iSpy,” which became a staple for college bars and parties across the country. With “It’s Not So Bad,” he’s here to remind Hollywood why he still deserves the same attention.

Pop singer and fashion designer Rihanna expecting first child, UM students ...

The singer and fashion mogul known for hits such as “Work” and “We Found Love” is expecting her first child with New York rapper A$AP Rocky. The couple was pictured strolling the streets of New York City over the weekend, with Rihanna debuting her baby bump in a casual pink top and blue jeans.

UM students reflect on life of Hollywood icon and pioneer Betty White

Just like much of the world, many University of Miami students were sad to receive the news of Hollywood’s iconic ‘golden girl’ Betty White’s passing this past December at 99 years old. An illustrious figure in television history, White pioneered the inclusion of women both behind and on-screen.

UM students react to the death of Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim

Like the rest of the world, UM students expressed their thoughts and feelings surrounding the Broadway icon’s death.

Jarrod Houseknecht