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May 27 , 2024

Ban Ultra Music Festival for safety

Ultra Music Festival (UMF) has been coming to Miami for the past 16 years, attracting thousands of people from all over the world. This year, a security guard was trampled after a group of people stor...

Date auctions devalue participants

It’s like human trafficking, but it happens on our campus. From time to time, student organizations will hold date auctions as a means of fundraising. Until recently, I had never witnessed one. But...

Housing should be guaranteed to all students

The University of Miami attracts students from all over the globe, as well as from varying socioeconomic backgrounds. Although living on campus can be expensive – especially when you add in a mandator...

Stand Your Ground law needs revision for better understanding

Michael Dunn, a middle-aged white male, was recently tried for shooting into a car with four African American teens and killing one of them. The dispute was over the volume of the teen’s music. Dunn c...

Buns and Buns bakes, beautifies diverse bounty of bread

“This, sir, is not a sandwich shop,” proclaims the menu of the new restaurant, Buns and Buns, which recently opened across the street from Sunset Place. The “breadery” focuses on offering  custome...

Tuition affordability should be prioritized

As tuition goes up, it seems like financial aid packages and grant funding goes down. Coupled with a tough job market, student debt has exacerbated, and the government is not doing enough to help. ...

Use UM resources to stay sane during finals

Finals are here, and with only one reading day this year, students may find themselves more stressed than usual. This year, the semester ends on a Tuesday and finals begin that Thursday. In the past, ...

Appreciate the sacrifices military families make

There have been stories in the past of anti-war groups protesting at military funerals or other events that honor the military. People have the right not to agree with war – I myself do not support it...

ENN alerts improve upon effectiveness

Many remember the Emergency Notification Network (ENN) alert from last year warning the university to be on the lookout for a black male. The only other descriptors given were that he was wearing ...

Appreciate time in Miami

Everyone has something to leave for the next generation. As future professionals and alumni, we need to stop thinking about ourselves and think about what kind of university we want future students to...

Taylor Duckett