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New product line made in safe work setting

The University of Miami, in conjunction with Follett Higher Education Group, will now be selling a new product line that adheres to fair labor practices. Knights Apparel, the leading producer of collegiate apparel sold in campus bookstores, is proud to bring their Alta Gracia clothing brand to hundreds of college campuses, including Miami. This is the first apparel brand in the world that is compensating its workers with a ‘living wage.’

WVUM promotes new opportunities

This semester, WVUM is hosting various promotional events to increase its influence on campus.

University progresses in its green initiatives

The University of Miami’s Green U campaign, now in its fifth year, has had its successes and failures in an effort to curtail the university’s impact on the environment. Acting as the hand behind many...

Textbook rentals reduce costs

This fall semester the campus bookstore is helping reduce the costs of the college experience by introducing a textbook rental program.

FlowFest benefits Haitian orphanage

UM Student Activism Alliance, in partnership with Konbit For Haiti nonprofit organization, hosted a free concert and silent art auction to benefit a Haitian orphanage.

Blogophile: Internet Culture Edition

Didn’t get that last inside joke? Need a laugh after a session of solitary confinement in the Stacks? If you live life outside of the MacBook, you may be missing out on some hilarious Internet culture that’s indisputably defining our generation. Put the textbook down, open your browser, and give in to the pop culture blog.

Arctic Monkeys show didn’t meet expectations

he Sheffield-accented Brits of Arctic Monkeys performed last Thursday, April 1, at The Filmore for Miami fans, but excluded many of their most popular songs from their set list. Playing mostly from their latest album, “Humbug”, the band put on a good show, but left many concert-goers grasping for their iPods for consolation.

Holly Miranda’s debut album makes ‘Waves’

Add one part Feist and two parts Cat Power to imagine the airy folk vocals and minimalist sound of Holly Miranda’s debut studio album, “The Magician’s Private Library.” Miranda, who has toured with bands Nada Surf, The XX, The Antlers, and Friendly Fires, is currently touring with Canadian folk duo Tegan & Sara to promote her album’s recent release.

From club promoting to entrepreneurship

For University of Miami juniors Nikolay Nedyalkov, 21, and Jordan Weinkle, 21, organizing a sold-out nightclub event on the weekend of the Ultra, Miami’s largest music festival, is all in a day’s work. Featuring a DJ set by Passion Pit, UM student Troy Kurtz, and Pirate Stereo, Nedyalkov and Weinkle’s “WMC Safe House” event in Miami’s downtown strip this past Saturday was their first and highly successful event.

Spring break in Miami: Make it fabulous

Spring break is what you make of it, and in a city like Miami, students remaining on campus sure can make it fabulous. With countless local attractions and swimsuit-friendly dives, your 2010 Miami Spring Break has the potential to be so clothing-optional and SPF-soaked, it will keep you reeling until finals week.

Nicolette Roque

Assistant News Editor