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May 27 , 2024

New attendance policy in the works

According to Student Government Vice-President Kristen Weaver, talks have been confirmed for next semester to create a detailed university-wide attendance policy that will put an end to the guesswork.

Shooting reported on Coral Gables campus

An Emergency Notification Network alert was sent to the members of the University of Miami community around 2:42 p.m. warning them of a shooting on the Coral Gables campus.

Two armed men seen on campus

Two males in possession of a handgun were seen around the area of building 36 behind the Bank United Center at 5:00 a.m., according to a crime alert e-mail sent by the University of Miami Police Department at 10:07 a.m.

Swastika found in men’s restroom near Miller Center

A swastika was found Tuesday scrawled on the wall of a men’s restroom near the Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies in Merrick Building, according to a statement by University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala. In a message to the university community, President Shalala confirmed that the university police had been notified and that an investigation has been opened.

Street sweeper driver charged in Bianca Milov accident

The driver of a Coral Gables street sweeper that ran over a University of Miami student last month near the Village of Merrick Park has been charged with failure to yield to a pedestrian.

Halloween Ibis Ride canceled for good

For students at UM, having a Halloween Ibis ride to Coconut Grove will be nothing more than a fond memory. This time permanently.

Pro-life club active on campus

On Oct. 3, a group of UM students took part in something bigger than themselves. They’re used to the feeling, though; they’ve been doing it since last year. Members of UM Respect Life and UM Catholic Students Association along with other people from all walks of life took to US-1 and Stanford Drive to defend the rights of the unborn. Waving banners and posters at passing cars, they were part of a bigger movement to bring awareness to their cause.

Masquerade Ball a new addition to Homecoming 2009

For Homecoming 2009, time-honored traditions will mix with new additions that promise to “rock U like a hurricane.” As part of the first day festivities, a masquerade ball – planned by freshmen and primarily geared towards them – will take place following the opening ceremony on Oct. 30. Although it emphasizes and encourages freshman attendance, it is open for all students.

Shalala addresses Faculty Senate

Shalala and LeBlanc discuss financial matters at yesterday's faculty senate.

H1N1 flu rate rises at UM

Flu season update.

Lila Albizu

Assistant News Editor