Given Virginia Tech's failure against Boise State last night, we guess it's up to the Hurricanes to defend the honor of the ACC against a Top 5 opponent next week at Ohio State. We'll probably go through the rest of the week with nervous optimism, but it's nice to see that Dwayne "formerly the Ro ... More >>
Never mind Danielle, Earl and Fionna. Miami's real Hurricane season kicks off tomorrow as the University of Miami takes on FAMU. Though, a day before the kickoff there's two interesting tidbits of Hurricanes news. At an event earlier today in NYC, Nike unveiled a new special edition uniform that, ... More >>
Photo by gadget.co.zaSensors that eliminate blind spots set the basis of a concept that would make driving for the blind possibleYes, you read right: The National Federation of the Blind and Virginia Tech have just announced that they're working together to build a car that a blind person can dri ... More >>
A 10-year-old boy was found murdered in his Aventura Lakes home. Hours later, his 72-year-old father was found dead, most likely from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, in his Jeep Cherokee. [NBCMiami] A South Florida man traveled to Washington, D.C., to speak out about Florida's gay adoption ban. ... More >>
The ACC released its 2010 schedules today. The Hurricanes will open their season Thursday, September 2, against FAMU, but things get considerably harder after that, when the Canes take on two out-of-conference teams that finished well ahead of them in the Top 25 last season.They'll have ten days aft ... More >>
Los Van Van, the Cuban dance band that performed at the Knight Center last night, drew around 400 anti-Castro protesters. [ABCNews]Inner-city neighborhoods such as Liberty City might be in position for an economic renaissance. [Herald]Miami-Dade interim director James Loftus is expected to be p ... More >>
A cop left Eric Brody brain damaged 11 years ago. His family still hasn't received a penny of compensation.
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 >>
It is football day here on Riptide apparently, so we'll keep this post short. The Cincinnati Bearcats will be playing in the Orange Bowl on New Years Day against Virginia Tech (a game the Canes, theoretically, could be playing in if they didn't have such a deep commitment to ruining everything). S ... More >>
Nikki Giovanni was once known as the princess of black poetry, but nowadays she shares the queendom with the likes of Maya Angelou. Bold, forthright and sharp, Giovanni has paved the way for new generations of young black poets, she celebrated hip hop and recognized its power before many of her pe ... More >>
Canes Win! Canes Win! Canes Win! After their narrow 16-14 victory against Virginia Tech last night the team for the very first time since entering the conference looks like a serious contender for the ACC title match-up late in the season. Right now they stand alone at the top of their division, tho ... More >>
Why will the right-wing crusader likely lose his license? Swastikas are just the start.
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Gunman Kills Six at Northern Illinois University - A gunman, police have yet to release his name, went on a shooting rampage at Northern Illinois University killing five students. The school put a comprehensive security plan, one they developed after the Virginia Tech shooting, into action as soon a ... More >>
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How did two Miami radio stations end up broadcasting Radio Marti programs to listeners in Cuba? Hint: It's curious, but it's classified.