First lady rallies in Downtown Miami for final South Florida push

First lady Michelle Obama joined singer Marc Anthony and actress Gabrielle Union in a grassroots rally on Thursday to urge citizens of South Florida to get out the vote. The first lady spoke… Continue reading

WVUM unveils new transmitter

Robert Mann, the first on-air manager for WVUM, stood among several other alumni and students who partook in the ribbon-cutting ceremony for WVUM’s new transmitter Friday afternoon. Mann, who attended UM when the… Continue reading

Professor examines effects of political ad repetition

Attack ads flood election season, and a UM professor sought to explore the effects of these negative political advertisements. A new study by Juliana Fernandes, assistant professor of strategic communications at the School… Continue reading

Campus goes pink for breast cancer

Pink is the color of hope, strength and support for those diagnosed with breast cancer. And this week at UM, pink is everywhere on campus – including the water fountains. Zeta Tau Alpha’s… Continue reading

Graduate creates resource for potential employees

During this economic recession, applying for a job can sometimes translate to one resume in a stack of 5,000. When Jonathan Rosen, 26, applied for work after earning his Ph.D. in international studies… Continue reading

Army veteran interns at White House to fuel political passion

Paul Agbeyegbe spent his summer interning on arguably the most historic and patriotic 18 acres in the United States – the White House. Agbeyegbe, 26, is a second-year law student at UM who… Continue reading

UM senior manufactures first customizable fraternity boat shoes

Category 5 launched its “Class Meets Custom Takeover” at 80 universities this fall and will be at 200 campuses this spring. The University of Miami was part of the initial phase of the… Continue reading

Veterans of the classroom

Compared to intense military training, frequent deployment and strict regiments, entering college may not seem much of a challenge for veterans. Still, each veteran faces his or her own challenges when seeking higher… Continue reading

Writer turns Hepburn into role model for kids

Standing next to Eleanor Roosevelt and Amelia Earhart, Audrey Hepburn, cigarette holder in hand, dressed in a little black dress and a wide-brimmed hat, boldly stood up and delivered her report. “I am… Continue reading

WVUM aims to drop beats farther away with better equipment

After three years of trying to extend its range coverage, WVUM will finally be able to upgrade its antenna to do so. The previous transmitter could broadcast in a 15-mile radius, which included… Continue reading