For a school that used to be known as one of America's greatest institutes of outdoor tanning practices the University of Miami has certainly improved its academic standings on President Donna Shalala. Though with that heightened emphasis on academic prestige comes more stress for students, a ... More >>
Four Loko, the caffeinated magically demented booze in a can, has already made headline news on the University of Miami student newspaper, and now concerned administrators are plastering the campus in anti-Loko flyers warning apparently dumb college kids that, no, downing numerous 23.5-ounce cans of ... More >>
Just days after sending out a fiery letter calling for the resignation of Florida Democratic Party chair Karen Thurman -- a letter that made liberal use of his word processor's bold and underline features -- Miami-Dade Democratic chairman BJ Chiszar has been given the boot. Chiszar's le ... More >>
After the infamous 2006 brawl, the University of Miami and Florida International University decided to call it quits on their burgeoning rivalry. The football teams haven't played each other since, the baseball teams won't meet this season, and a match in December 2008 between the basketball teams w ... More >>
I am a victim. This is my story. Last year, because their was literally no parking left anywhere on University of Miami's Coral Gables campus, I parked behind the northern dining hall. While making my way to my car, I was attacked. By a hawk. It came down on my head, scared the crap out of me, and w ... More >>
Nothing is immune to the economic crisis, not even the palm tree'd oasis in Coral Gables known as the University of Miami. After many alumnus expressed their concern, president Donna Shalala sent out a letter to all alum today addressing the impact on UM. Here's the highlights: UM has made a lot of ... More >>
Zeta Beta Tau's official song is "My Brother, Here is my Hand." The chapter at the University of Miami might as well amend it with "...it is full of drugs, so many, many drugs." Today, the Coral Gables Police Department Vice Squad raided the historically Jewish fraternity's house on UM's campus as p ... More >>
About a year ago Bryce Brown as a promising, young high school running back orally committed to the University of Miami footballing concern. Makes sense, considering his older brother Arthur is also a Cane, but then Brown found him self the top rated recruit in the entire US of A, and decided to kee ... More >>
The University of Miami is not immune to the recession. President Shalala outlines a contingency plan for the next to years aimed at lowering spending. The school has had a hiring freeze in place since December, but Shalala promises no large layoffs. [Hurricane]The School Board approved a plan to cu ... More >>
The Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue has hit the newsstands, I repeat, the The Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue has hit the newsstands. Inside you'll find a former Broward area high school valedictorian, and University of Miami law student Vanessa Rousso. She dropped out of UM, and became a&n ... More >>
Up until last night, the '09 edition of the University of Miami basketball team had been acting more like a UM football squad circa the 1990s, in all its cocaine-fueled, felonious glory. Except without all the victories. Best of both worlds, really. The school tossed point guard Eddie Rios ... More >>
Karl Rove used to have this gig scaring people into voting Republican and running whatever parts of the government Dick Cheney didn't. Now he's reduced to Twittering and arguing with college students.
There are some things you never thought would happen. Like the University of Miami basketball team being more respected than the football team. After last year's stunning season, the Canes are again bringing it, and Saturday they pulled off a major upset against #17 BC, putting UM on a five-game wi ... More >>
Now the Lowe Art Museum has a heart of glass.
UM screens movies in wide-open spaces.
via The Dirty In Utopia, students would attend college to broaden their intellectual horizons and become more complete people. In reality, they go to ingest copious amounts of illegal substances and experiment with their sexuality. No website illustrates that better than TheDirty.com. It's one of ... More >>
Infamous rock promoter hits the airwaves for a locals-only radio show.
See an authentic Italian Aïda in HD at the Cosford.
John DeGroot gives us the background facts on the University of Miami's purchase of Cedar's Medical Center. In short, he suggests, based on the numbers, that UM is buying itself a right big boondoggle. And this time he tees off on another newspaper instead of the old punching bag down at 200 East L ... More >>
Founder William Hipp celebrates 23 years of Festival Miami
The UM president talks out of both sides of her yapper
Leonard M. Miller family
WVUM charts the growth of Miami's fledgling indie culture
A grand plan to fight Latin poverty flunks out at UM
The Hip-Hop Shop, Thursdays, 10:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., WVUM-FM (90.5)
Miami medical bureaucracy begins to rival the school system
John C. Gifford Arboretum
Bill Cosford Cinema
More debate over athletics versus academics
The second time a professor caught him cheating, UM football star Andre Johnson seemed to be in deep trouble. That's when home-field advantage kicked in.
Design + Architecture Day
The University of Miami's new logo is a mystery to the very kids it was intended to please
Suburban Harmony Joyride
April 22-28, 1999
University of Miami police claim they are underequipped. Some people want to keep them quiet.
A year after a UM research vessel ran aground on a protected reef, a persistent odor lingers
UM students launch a label, a band, and, just maybe, music-biz careers