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Student Held at Gun Point Last April Near University Village

A little before midnight on April 28, 2013, then 19-year-old Raisa Uddin was crouched in the Hecht Athletic Building’s female locker room seeking refuge. Minutes before a Hispanic woman had pointed a gun at her demandeding she hand over her possessions. Uddin, a neuroscience major, told police she had exited University Village Building 3 when … Continue reading

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PERSONALIZE YOUR GYM BAGS: Student’s Gym Bag Accidentally Stolen by Another Student Who Claimed it Looked Exactly Like His

Countless workouts are happening simultaneously at the University of Miami’s Wellness Center. Students are lifting weights, other riding machines, and some taking classes in the upstairs studios. All the while gym-goers preen at the other perspiring co-eds as they exercise their bodies in scantily clad name-brand aerobic gear. James Negron was one of them. He’s … Continue reading

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The Five Crimes That Happened Near Campus While You Were Watching the Superbowl

Well, technically, no crimes happened during the allotted 3 hours and 35 minute broadcast between 6:25 p.m. and 11 p.m. It could be everyone was tucked away in their homes or sports bar in complete focus that they forgot the potential for criminal mischief. Or everyone in the Coral Gables Police Department was too busy … Continue reading

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The Office of Emergency Management Reflects on Richter Library Bomb Threat

At approximately 8:50 a.m. Thursday October 24th, in the peak of midterm exams, a student approached a UMPD officer on routine foot patrol of the library. The student (which the police report does not name) had found a concerning message in the men’s restroom in the Richter breezeway next to the Starbucks. Inside the center … Continue reading

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Half-Kind Samaritan Returns Wallet, Keeps $50 Inside

At 9 p,m. Tuesday October 1st most of the university’s female demographic were primping themselves for ladies night at Barracudas. Twenty-year-old Vanessa Perez was not one of them. She was washing her clothes on Mahoney Residential College’s third floor laundry room. She thinks she lost her wallet there. Fortunately, the wallet was eventually found and … Continue reading