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Gianna Milan

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What Does Kamala Mean To U?

Kamala Harris is a cultural stereotype shattering icon in the 2020 presidential race. When Democratic Party nominee Joe Biden selected the U.S. senator from California as his running mate, news blasts about the first Black female vice–presidential candidate swarmed headlines. “Wome...

Kamala Harris is a cultural stereotype shattering icon in the 2020 presidential race. When Democratic Party nominee Joe...

Get Out The Black Vote.

Xenophobic headlines diminishing Black suffrage are circulating inaccurate messages to Black Americans. Such discrimination has prompted the University of Miami’s National Pan-Hellenic Council to work toward undoing minority voter suppression as the nation enters election season. In ...

Xenophobic headlines diminishing Black suffrage are circulating inaccurate messages to Black Americans. Such discrimina...

Driven By Perseverance: UM’s Student-Led Black Greek Committee

While en route to the largest public anti-racism demonstration in the nation’s capital, University of Miami senior and National Pan-Hellenic Council President Marckell Williams chatted with Distraction about UM's compelling, premier Black Greek association. Today, the council's 43 repre...

While en route to the largest public anti-racism demonstration in the nation’s capital, University of Miami senior an...

Best of Book-to-Screen: YA Edition

There’s a certain feeling you get after finding out your favorite book is coming to the big screen. And, although you’re stoked to watch, an anxious thought crosses your mind: “What if it ends up being … utter garbage?" Yup, we’ve all been there. Particularly, when indulging ...

There’s a certain feeling you get after finding out your favorite book is coming to the big screen. And, although you...

Meet The Neighbors — Exploring The Different Neighborhoods of Miami

When you go to school in paradise, it’s easy to fall into the same old habits: going to the same beaches, the same bars with the same cute bartenders who wink at you when you order the same cocktails you’ve been drinking for the past two years. Students could very easily take Miami fo...

When you go to school in paradise, it’s easy to fall into the same old habits: going to the same beaches, the same ba...

Frost Spotlight: The Henry Mancini Institute

Students, faculty and community members gathered at UM’s Frost School of Music on Jan. 25 as a red carpet studded with paparazzi rolled out to the entrance of the jam-packed Gusman Hall at the University. Concertgoers buzzed amongst themselves with great anticipation of the night’s...

Students, faculty and community members gathered at UM’s Frost School of Music on Jan. 25 as a red carpet studded wit...

Unpopular Opinion: AirPods

Listening to music with AirPods appears to be common practice among the students at the University of Miami. Whether you're in the library, at the Wellness Center or simply roaming across Fate Bridge, it's nearly impossible to catch one student without the white gadgets in their ears. ...

Listening to music with AirPods appears to be common practice among the students at the University of Miami. Whether yo...

Time Out — Let’s Eat!

South Florida’s food scene is a magnet for the food hall craze. Dozens of urban markets have popped up over the past year, but South Beach’s latest addition—Time Out Market Miami (1601 Drexel Ave) — proves to reign supreme. The method behind Time Out’s madness? Grab a 17,500...

South Florida’s food scene is a magnet for the food hall craze. Dozens of urban markets have popped up over the p...

Gerard Schwarz’s Premiere Sparks A New Era For Frost

The evening of Sept. 14 marked not only the opening night of Frost Music Live! at UM’s Frost School of Music, but also the Frost Symphony Orchestra’s (FSO) debut performance under the baton of its celebrated new director, Maestro Gerard Schwarz.  In April, it was announced th...

The evening of Sept. 14 marked not only the opening night of Frost Music Live! at UM’s Frost School of Music, but als...