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XOXO, Distraction

To some, gossip is its own form of currency. You never know when a casual social event will turn into an exhibition of shared secrets. Let’s be real — if you go to the University of Miami, you’ve probably overheard some campus gossip. But why do we engage in gossip culture? Is it ju...

To some, gossip is its own form of currency. You never know when a casual social event will turn into an exhibition of ...

Work Hard, Pray Hard

Turning to their holy texts instead of their playbooks, some athletes at University of Miami look to their faith for strength on the field. No matter the amount of practice and drills, athletes can still feel worried about their performance in the big game. Encouragement from teammates an...

Turning to their holy texts instead of their playbooks, some athletes at University of Miami look to their faith for st...

What’s in Our Bag?

Whether we’re heading to class or hitting the beach, there’s some staples that always come with us. After all, you never know when the right shade of lip gloss or a classic camera will come in handy as you take on your summer adventures. Amazon Kindle: Ready to get started on Di...

Whether we’re heading to class or hitting the beach, there’s some staples that always come with us. After all, you n...

GUEST EXPERT ON THE KEYS

GUEST EXPERT MEGAN SCALLAN, PhD ABD One of the most special places in the Upper Keys is Indian Key. Accessible only by boat, this 11-acre island on the ocean-side of U.S-1 is perfect for swimming, snorkeling, sunbathing and even hiking through one of Florida’s infamous ghost towns. In...

GUEST EXPERT MEGAN SCALLAN, PhD ABD One of the most special places in the Upper Keys is Indian Key. Accessible only b...

The Art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

If you watched a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practice from afar, you might wonder why a bunch of people were rolling around in bathrobe-looking attire speed-hugging each other. But if you take a closer look, you’ll see a remarkably technical martial art where a 120-pound woman could learn to st...

If you watched a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practice from afar, you might wonder why a bunch of people were rolling around in ...

Key West – Must See Sites!

You can’t spend four years at “The U” without making at least one trek down to the Florida Keys. This chain of barrier islands is a tourist’s dream, boasting white sands, fun-filled events, unique wildlife and, of course, fabulous Key lime pie. With the school year coming to a clo...

You can’t spend four years at “The U” without making at least one trek down to the Florida Keys. This chain of ba...

Smiles Out

Say goodbye to the University of Miami’s COVID-19 emails updating us on masks, symptom checkers and positive tests. For the first time in two years, the days of mask fishing are behind us. It’s time to see each other face-to-face. But what exactly does this policy update mean for stu...

Say goodbye to the University of Miami’s COVID-19 emails updating us on masks, symptom checkers and positive tests. ...

Out and Proud

Every weekend, visitors and locals alike flock to South Beach for Palace’s weekend drag brunches. Many may not know that this event, a tourist favorite today, stands upon decades of history in a city with a vibrant LGBTQ+ community. For some University of Miami students, this was the re...

Every weekend, visitors and locals alike flock to South Beach for Palace’s weekend drag brunches. Many may not know t...

Straight Up

How many times has your mother told you to stand up straight? Have you ever left Richter with the most excruciating back pain after being hunched over for hours studying? While you might be aware that your posture needs some help, you may not know all the other side effects bad posture ca...

How many times has your mother told you to stand up straight? Have you ever left Richter with the most excruciating bac...

We’re Outta Here!

The graduating seniors of Distraction—there are a lot of us—have made memories to last a lifetime. This magazine has been an integral part of our student experience and personal development. While it’s bittersweet to think that we will no longer inhabit the student media office at a...

The graduating seniors of Distraction—there are a lot of us—have made memories to last a lifetime. This magazine ha...