Audrey Winkelsas is a junior at the University of Miami. She was just 7 months old when she was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, a form of muscular dystrophy. She studies biochemistry and helps conduct research for the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis. She hopes one day to find a cure for her ... More >>
The University of Miami community was saddened to hear that former football player Jojo Nicolas died around 5 p.m. Wednesday after a horrific crash involving a semi-trailer truck on the MacArthur Causeway Tuesday. Fans, students, and Nicolas' former teammates took to Twitter to send their prayers an ... More >>
Sharks are apparently going to be replacing weathermen soon, because according to this report, hundreds of them have been tagged with special satellite links that scientists are hoping will be forecasting information of oncoming hurricanes. Scientists at the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School ... More >>
Last week, we told you about the Pompano Beach teen who hooked a protected sandbar shark at the Pompano Beach Pier and then tried to hide it in the bushes so he wouldn't get in trouble. But, thanks to the power of science and looking at things, it appears that the charges against the teen have now ... More >>
Pembroke Pines Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two suspects involved in a brutal incident that occurred last Sunday evening at the Burger King at 8913 Taft Street in Hollywood. According to police, a witness observed a man follow a female victim into the ladies bathroom. The ... More >>
Here's more news of the good things in store for South Florida if present climate change trends continue. Not. See also: Dengue Fever Cases in Florida Confirmed That dengue fever you heard about? The creepy disease also known as "breakbone fever" and that is normally confined to places along the e ... More >>
After dogging it out with Duke in a tough 76-79 loss on Saturday night, the University of Miami basketball team was ripe for a dip in this week's polls. It happened -- but the damage was minimal to the Hurricanes. According to the latest reports, UM has fallen from fifth to sixth place. The silver l ... More >>
The local personalities, egos, and public figures who swung through the news cycle this week, ranked by New Times' crack research department using a highly scientific algorithm (i.e. picnic, lightening.)
NCAA President Mark Emmert is not having such a hot week. See also: -University of Miami Scandal: Sen. Joe Abruzzo Asks Florida Attorney General to Investigate the NCAA First, there was state senator Joe Abruzzo sending the attorney general a letter to investigate the NCAA's shenanigans in their U ... More >>
State Sen. Joe Abruzzo has jumped headfirst into the NCAA-versus-UM fracas.
The local personalities, egos, and public figures who swung through the news cycle this week, ranked by New Times' crack research department using a highly scientific algorithm (i.e., darts, board, hangover-shaky hands.)
Riding a nine-game winning streak and perfect 8-0 ACC score card, the University of Miami's men's basketball program hit another milestone yesterday: a spot on the Associated Press' top 10. According to the number crunchers, the team is currently the eighth best in the country. Those new bragging ri ... More >>
In last week's cover story, we looked at why reef-building corals are being plundered from the South Pacific and sent to the shores of Florida. But the curio trade isn't the only industry fueling the death of coral. For centuries, jewelry makers have harvested precious red a ... More >>
This PhotoShopped job floating around the net may not reflect reality.On Sunday, the Sun-Sentinel became the first media outlet to name Jon Gruden as a candidate for head football coach at the University of Miami. The paper cited "multiple UM sources" who claimed that the former NFL coach is "hig ... More >>
A bizarre, disputed, cocaine-fueled mania is killing Floridians, especially when they're jolted with a Taser.
New releases from South Floridians.
A Baltimore Raven defense led by two former University of Miami stars, Ray Lewis and Ed Reed, thrashed our spunky Dolphins yesterday, 27-9. I could've sworn the Ravens were playing with 14 men on defense, but I'll have to go back to the tape to make sure. At any rate, those blitz packages seemed to ... More >>
Now the Lowe Art Museum has a heart of glass.
Christine Federighis ceramic contribution.
Janitors go jobless for months, and students don't give a damn
In City Shorts, it's life, death, and liberal politics in gritty 20-minute segments
South Florida schools are pumping new energy into the stage scene
Attack of the cranky creationists
The University of Miami administration has nothing to say about the Andre Johnson cheating case, but some faculty won't stay quiet
The FOUNDERS fundraiser
March 4 - 10, 1999
With encouragement from a Broward foundation, scientists hope to restore the struggling billfish population