Throughout high school Doug Sloan participated in an intensive four year computer and software engineering program. Arriving at Miami, he saw no better option than to major in what he’d spent his last four years working on. However, as his first semester of college droned on, Doug grew tired of the monotony of computer engineering. What was once fun had lost its appeal. He began to think back to elementary and middle school, remembering how much he enjoyed all the art classes he had taken then. Doug finally decided to make made a change. At the close of the...Read More
The smell of jerk chicken and fresh-cooked empanadas swirled in the air at Uptown Park as Miriam Triana Serrano delivered her final remark to the crowd. “Uno para todos, y todos para uno.” The phrase, which translates to “one for all, and all for one,” was a summary of the festival’s goal of unity. The diverse crowd of Oxford community members, children with painted faces and Miami students lounging in the grass unleashed their applause as Serrano paused before introducing the next speaker. Serrano volunteered to be this year’s emcee for Miami’s annual UniDiveristy festival. The festival celebrates Latin...Read More
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