At a time when UM is confronting the NCAA, it cannot afford to come under fire once again for undermining workers rights.
This week, The Miami Hurricane, the school newspaper for the University of Miami, caused a stir on campus when they published not one, but two articles basically encouraging students to use the illegal and over prescribed ADHD drug Adderall to get through tough academic times.
A UM dining services cashier was reinstated on Monday, but it revealed the weaknesses in her employer's appeals system.
University of Miami students rallied in front of their university center on Tuesday afternoon in support of the reinstatement of a food service cashier who they say was wrongfully fired.
How in the world are we supposed to feel about a presidential candidate who is a real "Mr. One Percent" and who explicitly only desires representing no more than 53 percent of us?
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"I didn't want poisons on my property. I didn't want to tell my child she couldn't play outside because we'd just sprayed. I didn't want anyone eating anything I knew I wouldn't eat myself."
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Although prescription drugs are harmful, they do have a purpose for people who have a reason to take them. This does not include taking Adderall to study for a test. Too much of anything is bad, even if it comes with a prescription.
How is it possible for an institution of higher learning to educate young minds, help to turn them into responsible critical citizens and leaders while at the same time ignoring the plight of those who work in the community?
Maybe Mike McQueary would have gone to the NCAA Ombudsman's office, if there was one, instead of Coach Paterno, and law enforcement and courts could have apprehended, charged, convicted, and jailed Jerry Sandusky years ago.
Terrelle Pryor was drafted in the third round of the NFL's Supplemental Draft on Monday and is signing a contract with the team at any moment. The only problem, of course, is the small matter of a five-game NFL suspension.
The University of Miami fiasco is only the latest in a series of contretemps that spread back over a century. While enforced amateurism is a post-World War II phenomenon, college athletics have been causing trouble on campus for much longer.
Is cleaning up college sports hopeless? A convicted Ponzi schemer claims he gave all sorts of stuff to University of Miami athletes.
Throughout 2010, a number of colleges have tackled scandals dealing with everything from a highly publicized sex list to a suicide that set off a nationwide advocacy campaign to support gays and lesbians.