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April 21 , 2024

Motivation leads to fond memories, personal growth

Four years, sometimes five, is all you get to make that transition from teenager to semi-functional adult. As my time at the University of Miami comes to an end, the word that best describes how I fee...

Seek personal goals, not public honor

Colleges and universities across the country have established honor societies to recognize outstanding members of their community. The University of Miami is no exception. While the various schools...

Consider dangers of Ultra Music Festival before going

Ultra weekend is almost upon us. In a few days, thousands of people will descend upon downtown Miami to enjoy a wild weekend with their friends and some of their favorite DJs. Though the fate of Ultr...

Majors should be gender neutral

In my business classes, I’m often the only African American woman in the room. Though there are usually equal numbers of male and female students, this ratio is not reflected in the faculty. Out of t...

Distrust between police, minority communities perpetuates violence

Police departments across the country have come under intense scrutiny concerning their interactions with the minority community this past year. In particular, two cases have cast the police in a nega...

Expand cultural boundaries with campus events

Upon entering the University of Miami, students are encouraged to diversify their college experience. Numerous student organizations and events at the University of Miami provide the opportunity for u...

Setting goals paves way to successful year

At the beginning of every year, our timelines become congested with posts declaring “new year, new me.” Many see these posts and roll their eyes or scoff at the poster because he or she says the same ...

Open dialogue leads to cultural understanding

On UMiami Secrets and Yik Yak, there have been several posts directed at minority and cultural organizations, questioning their purpose on campus. Some of these posts have advocated for the formation ...

Millennials should express style with class

One benefit of coming to college is that people treat you like an adult and allow you to dress yourself. There is no formal dress code, and students are allowed to wear what they please. While a pers...

Two license plates are better than one

Last year, the phrase “Out with the old, in with the U” informed the community that the University would be discontinuing the UM license plates featuring our beloved Sebastian the Ibis. Instead of r...

Taylor Duckett