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Financial aid fiasco: Students resort to early graduation, GoFundMe, part-t...

April 15, 2024 Update: Since this article was published, the University of Miami has sent an email to undergraduate students who would be affected by FACA. This email provides a comprehensive Q&A ...

EXPLAINER: UM financial aid policy change

The University of Miami has indicated that students might not be able to fund their second majors or minors with federal or state financial aid. That entails any scholarship, grant, benefit or loan pr...

Students bear the brunt of UM financial aid confusion

The University of Miami first warned Sophia Plancich that she was in violation of the University’s financial aid policies on the morning of March 6. Plancich, who is a first semester senior doub...

It’s all about the . . . healthcare?

The University of Miami paid Manny Diaz, the former head football coach, a base salary of $3.4 million during the fiscal year ending in May, 2022. Between high profile football games and a passionate ...

What’s inside GPT-4’s “brain” anyways?

Shortly after ChatGPT ballooned in popularity, Microsoft released a paper: “Sparks of Artificial General Intelligence: Early experiments with GPT-4.”Artificial Intelligence? Sure. Most peo...

More details emerge from ‘Canes Take Flight incident

A mistake involving the fire extinguishers overwhelmed the audience at ‘Canes Take Flight, a hallmark of freshman orientation, causing some of them to seek medical attention.“If it was lik...

When identity clashes with aspirations; trying to teach in Florida

Some young students have never seen a man dressed like John Castro in their classroom. One of his casual outfits might include clip-on nails, pearl and hoop earrings, a tank top and some makeup. ̶...

REVIEW: Rolling Loud 2023 brought the heat…literally

From Ultra to III Points and so much more, Miami is the place for music lovers. Annual music festival Rolling Loud brings your favorite hip-hop and rap artists to Hard Rock Stadium for a jam-packed three days. This year’s festival saw everyone from viral sensation Ice Spice to Grammy-award winner 21 Savage and more.

UM News Briefs: Duerk steps down, later start times and $600,000

Note from the news editors: UM News Briefs are a new segment from The Miami Hurricane. News briefs provide a weekly snapshot of life at the University of Miami, in Miami and sometimes around the state, country or world. Stay up to date with UM News Briefs.

5 key takeaways from Tuesday’s Teach-in on HB 999

A teach-in is not the same as a protest. That’s the first message organizers wanted their audience to understand. The event, a midday gathering on Tuesday, April 25 titled “What’s going on?!” featured an array of University of Miami professors educating on House Bill 999 through the lens of their particular disciplines.

Patrick Mccaslin

Patrick McCaslin is a junior from Philadelphia studying mathematics, computer science and political science. He joined the Hurricane within his first few days at UM and has been a writer and co-news editor since joining. His best known stories include a report on proposed construction of a UM football stadium at Tropical Park and an investigation into a UM fraternity's misogynistic chant. Outside of the Hurricane, Patrick is usually running, reading, or having a conversation, all preferably at the beach.