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June 15 , 2024

UM community honors the life of first-year, Brooke Roth

On the evening of March 14, the University of Miami announced in an email that Brooke Roth, an elementary education major from Lido Beach, NY, had died. Roth died on the morning of Sunday, March 12 from a pre-existing medical condition.

SportsFest builds community and brings residential college spirit

From tug-of-war, a classic field day event, to digital games such as Mario Kart and Just Dance, SportsFest offers students the opportunity to compete with different residential areas and cheer on those representing them. Tonight, several teams will challenge Lakeside Village’s (LSV) SportsFest title. The three day competition marks the 37th annual SportsFest. Every year since 1986, excluding 2021, the Department of Housing & Residential Life (HRL), Division of Student Affairs and the Department of Wellness & Recreation have joined together to host SportsFest, an event consisting of a variety of sports competitions that University of Miami students compete in.

Students praise new mobile ordering at UM dining halls

From the relocation of the Corner Deli to the installation of Instacart last semester, the University of Miami has had no shortage of new dining experiences. When campus re-opened for the spring 2023 semester, UM students quickly discovered another change to UM dining: mobile ordering in the Hecht-Stanford and Mahoney-Pearson dining halls. Instead of ordering from the staff, students getting food from the Flame, Deli by Design, and Create stations place their orders using a QR code located at the dining hall entrances or the station itself.

Hurricanes Holiday Gift Drive aims to help children and seniors in need

This November and December, the Butler Center for Service and Leadership aims to make the holiday seasons of children and senior citizens in South Florida better through the Hurricanes Holiday Gift Drive. From Wednesday, Nov. 9 to Friday, Dec. 2, the Butler Center encourages the University of Miami community to donate any new, unwrapped gifts to the Gift Drive.

SG Senator starts initiative to make menstrual products more accessible

“I noticed that not only was there an issue in lack of products within the actual dispensers, but I started doing research and I went to almost every single bathroom in academic buildings and I noticed that some of them don’t have dispensers at all,” Hernandez said.

UM students react to voting experiences on Election Day at the Watsco Cente...

Despite the traditionally low voter turnout rates for young voters, many University of Miami students showed up to the polls on Election Day to make their voices heard in the 2022 midterm elections. Students living in Eaton, Mahoney, Pearson and Stanford Residential Colleges and Lakeside Village who were registered to vote with their UM address were able to cast their ballots at the Watsco Center from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

HEC hosts a Homecoming week full of events

“That’s the general goal of Homecoming: to invite all students, no matter what your background is, no matter who you are, to come and participate in our Homecoming events,” Faucher said.

Students have mixed opinions on the 15-minute spacing of classes

UM returned to its standard 15-minute period between classes for the 2022-2023 school year and foreseeable future. The move is a departure from a COVID-19 era policy designed to help professors accommodate their students in quarantine and isolation.

Lauren Whitesell