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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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Student Allegedly Threatens Deans’ Secretary Claiming to Have a Gun

In the afternoon on Thursday October 31, a student went to Dean Sanders’ secretary, Martha Estrada, to schedule a meeting with a student adviser. According to the police report the 21-year-old UM student requested “a nice adviser that would give him credits that he wanted.” The report says he further stated, “make sure he is … Continue reading

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Trespasser Asks UMPD Officer “Am I Attractive? Could I Pick Chicks Up?”

On Wednesday November 6th a UMPD officer was on duty patrolling the Lake Osceola area. It was about 4:05 p.m. and the officer was near the Student Activities Center (SAC) when he “observed a white male walking [past] me who was unable to walk straight,” the police report states. The officer observed the struggling pedestrian … 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