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Op-Eds

Even if it’s disappointing, the government is function...

With the 2024 presidential election less than 10 months away, public trust in the government is nearing historic lows.

Work-free weekends should be mandatory, it’s science

The expectation that students should be available to do schoolwork around the clock not only frustrates students, but plenty of scientific studies indicate it can detract from their quality of life and harm their short and long-term mental health.

Reshaping more than waistlines: Medicine in the age of Ozemp...

Oh-oh-oh, Ozempic. Not since Botox has a drug brand become so popular so quickly.Currently FDA-approved for th...

Editorials

From The Miami Hurricane: on publishing op-eds

The mission of the opinion section of The Miami Hurricane is to disseminate different viewpoints, raise publi...

Students should not be political collateral in DeSantis̵...

With every banned book and lifelong educator fired, DeSantis further erodes the value of public higher education and jeopardizes its foundations as part of a political agenda that has intensified since he took office. Students, many of whom are still too young to vote in gubernatorial elections, will end up paying the price for these decisions.

The UM community’s silence on the Sig Ep allegations i...

Despite the national headlines, extensive local television and newspaper coverage and the buzz across campus, there seems to be an unspoken understanding throughout the UM community to not formally discuss or share opinions on the drugging allegations against Sigma Phi Epsilon (Sig Ep) or the leaked video of the fraternity’s brothers chanting about sexually assaulting a dead woman.

Letters to the Editor

“We will not wait for the next school shooting”

Editor’s Note: The following op-ed was signed by over 140 student leaders and published simultaneously across over 50 student newspapers at public and private universities nationwide.

Addressing the Ravicher matter

The social media posts by Professor Daniel Ravicher, a lecturer at the University of Miami School of Law, have continued to receive attention from the media, and he has continued to conduct interviews with various media outlets. Despite Ravicher’s public comments to the contrary, he has not been “fired,” nor “pushed out,” nor “cancelled,” nor otherwise threatened with termination of his contract by me or anyone el...

Professor Ravicher responds to criticism of his social media posts

On social media, I don’t deny having the temperament of a Dave Chappelle or Bill Maher, who intentionally provoke listeners with uncomfortable commentary. No one is forced to read my writings, but many do because they agree or enjoy engaging in similarly biting retort. I can dish it and take it, and usually both sides of Twitter battles leave better off for them. Yet here, instead of addressing the substance of my statements, critics have responded w...