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The following articles were published in The Miami Hurricane, the student newspaper for the University of Miami, and Distraction Magazine, the UM student magazine. To read the full article on their respective websites, click “read more” or the article title.

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The election season is building momentum. Thirteen states will go to the polls as part of Super Tuesday. We’ve already heard everything we can possibly hear about each of the candidates thanks to the seemingly weekly debates on TV (CNN may beg to differ, however).

Hurricanes score five runs in third inning to defeat FAU Owls 8-2

The Miami Hurricanes had a breakout game offensively and glided to an 8-2 win over the Florida Atlantic Owls Wednesday night…

 

'Canes fall to 'Noles 20-19

The Miami Hurricanes football team lost to the Florida State Seminoles 20-19 Saturday night at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.

The ‘Canes came into the game ranked #10 in the nation while the ‘Noles were ranked #23. The result was an upset on paper, but not if we look to history. Miami lost their seventh straight game to Florida State when ‘Canes kicker…

 

Out Goes the Original, In Comes the Chain

For those of you who only know the current food options on the Coral Gables campus, it’s time for a mini-history lesson. For those of you who’ve seen the changes take place, here’s a trip down memory lane.

It’s been almost two years to the day since the new food court made its debut (January 28, 2015). Then-President Donna Shalala was on hand with Sebastian the Ibis to perform the ceremonial ribbon cutting…

 

Miami Edges Virginia in OT, 54-48

The Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team defeated the No. 18 Virginia Cavaliers 54-48 in overtime Monday in Charlottesville, Va.

Miami guard Bruce Brown hit a three-pointer with 23.8 seconds remaining in the extra period that put the ‘Canes up for good at 50-48. It was a grown-man shot by a confident freshman…

 

Miami takes over late to top louisville

The Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team defeated the Louisville Cardinals 73-65 Saturday at the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Fla.

It was senior day at the BUC for the No. 12 ranked ‘Canes, who were playing their second consecutive and final home game of the season…

 

miami is going to the sweet 16

The Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team is in the Sweet 16.

The third-seeded ‘Canes advanced with a 65-57 win against the 11th-seeded Wichita St. Shockers Saturday in Providence, R.I. in the second round of the NCAA Tournament…

Miami Beats West Virginia 31-14 to Win First Bowl in a Decade

The Miami Hurricanes football team (9-4) beat the West Virginia Mountaineers (10-3) 31-14 Wednesday in the Russell Athletic Bowl in Orlando, Fla. The victory ensured the Miami football program its first bowl game win since the 2006 season.

The road between bowl game victories proved a tough mountain to climb for Miami. Six straight bowl defeats, mixed with a couple of self-imposed bowl bans, and 10 years separated bowl wins for the Hurricanes…

 

A Look Back at a Sweet Season: Canes B-Ball

Although the Miami’s men’s basketball season came to an end over a week ago, the NCAA season didn’t end until Villanova’s win against North Carolina Monday night.

The Hurricanes made the Sweet 16 for only the third time in program history this season (2000 and 2013 being the other two)…

 

Defensive mistakes cost Miami late-game lead in 5-4 loss to FGCU

The University of Miami finished up an eight-game home stand with a marathon 5-4 loss to the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Wednesday night…

 

Miami Beats Duke, 55-50, in Final Home Game of Season

The Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team beat the No. 10 Duke Blue Devils 55-50 at Watsco Center in Coral Gables, Fla. Saturday.

The win was Miami’s fourth in a row and eighth in their last 10. On a grander scale, it secured the fifth 20-win season in Coach Jim Larrañaga’s six years…

 

miami upends virginia, reed has career game

The No. 12 Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team beat the No. 3 Virginia Cavaliers 64-61 Monday night at the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Fla.

Miami only had one day to get right after their 25-point drubbing at North Carolina, their worst of the season. The ‘Canes looked out of sort the entire 40 minutes. It didn’t help…

 

miami bows out early in ncaa tournament

The first weekend of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament has come and gone. Sixteen teams are left from the original 64, and the Miami Hurricanes are not among them…