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49 Ways U Know It's All About The U

It's ALWAYS great to be a Miami Hurricane #LYGC

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1. When U just graduated high school, but already know it's all about the U

Jake Kaplan

2. Academically, we are the #1 school in Florida-- some people prefer to call UMiami the "Harvard of the south"

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3. Our sports teams are DOPE

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4. The beauty of our campus is unparalleled

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5. With Lake Osceola as the centerpiece

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6. Beautiful at all times of the day

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7. Campus is basically a zoo

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8. And a botanical garden

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9. WE HAVE THE MOST SAVAGE DUCKS EVER

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10. But our mascot, Sebastian the Ibis, is the most ~wonderfully~ savage bird around

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11. We have the best hand sign of all time-- and it's our very own emoji!

I have to say, my "U" form is impeccable
Jake Kaplan

I have to say, my "U" form is impeccable

12. Homecoming is a ~magical~ experience

Jake Kaplan

13. Like c'mon, what other school has fireworks on their lake during Homecoming?

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14. And student body spirit is ever-present

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15. Tailgates are LIT

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16. THE SMOKE!!!!

This moment is one of the highlights of college for me
Jake Kaplan

This moment is one of the highlights of college for me

17. We have strong and inspirational leaders

Shout out to President Frenk!
Jake Kaplan

Shout out to President Frenk!

18. Especially former President, Donna Shalala

ILY DONNA BAE
Jake Kaplan

ILY DONNA BAE

19. And student orgs for LITERALLY anything!

UM PhiDE

20. Unique & awesome honors & traditions

Aalekhya Reddam

21. And we get to experience cultural traditions!

UM ISA

22. As well as religious events

UMiami Hillel

23. We have a college for marine and atmospheric science! AND A BOAT!

ALSO a private beach
Jake Kaplan

ALSO a private beach

24. Our campus hosts cool events

Yes, that's me in the U behind WOLF BLITZER
Susan Kaplan

Yes, that's me in the U behind WOLF BLITZER

25. And opens U up to new experiences that U never imagined possible

My partner, Sarah, and I, won the Audience Favorite Award jsyk ;)
UM Ballroom

My partner, Sarah, and I, won the Audience Favorite Award jsyk ;)

26. We literally don't deserve a building as nice as the Shalala Student Center

top left: 6am top right: noon mid left: 5pm mid right: 7:30pmbtm left: 9pm btm right: midnight
Jake Kaplan

top left: 6am top right: noon

mid left: 5pm mid right: 7:30pm

btm left: 9pm btm right: midnight

27. The dining hall is always an experience

LOVE U NICOLE
Olivia Ostwald

LOVE U NICOLE

28. And the freshman dorms are always ~lively~

I'm an RA in Stanford Residential College and my floor theme was OBVIOUSLY BuzzFeed!
Jake Kaplan

I'm an RA in Stanford Residential College and my floor theme was OBVIOUSLY BuzzFeed!

29. SportsFest, the annual competition, is always a blast!

Shout out to Stanford-- reigning champs!!! WHO ARE WE?!?!?!?! SRC!!!!!!!!
Jaimie Osborn

Shout out to Stanford-- reigning champs!!! WHO ARE WE?!?!?!?! SRC!!!!!!!!

30. Our diversity brings us together, through our differences, and further enriches our experiences

Much love for my pham <3
Jake Kaplan

Much love for my pham <3

31. EVERYTHING is orange, green, and white

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32. We even have our own theme song!

View this video on YouTube

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33. The library is the hottest club in Miami #ClubRichter

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34. But seriously, the nightlife is UNREAL

I saw Zedd (and Jason Derulo) at a club on South Beach recently, NBD
Jake Kaplan

I saw Zedd (and Jason Derulo) at a club on South Beach recently, NBD

35. We live where U vacation

Jake Kaplan

36. The weather is gorgeous-- especially during the "winter"

Jake Kaplan

37. The city of miami is cool and ~hip~ and has neat events

I found my self portrait at Art Basel
Jake Kaplan

I found my self portrait at Art Basel

38. And Wynwood is SICK

TO THE WYNWOOOOOOD, TO THE WALLS
Jake Kaplan

TO THE WYNWOOOOOOD, TO THE WALLS

39. This is a very casual form of transportation

Yes, that is a gold Maserati
Jake Kaplan

Yes, that is a gold Maserati

40. The pool is always poppin'

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41. And the sunsets never disappoint

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42. The U Statue is an iconic campus landmark

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43. We have a kick ass music school

Hi Bobby!
Frost School of Music

Hi Bobby!

44. And there are hammocks during finals

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45. There's a vibrant Greek life-- including service and professional fraternities

Jake Kaplan

46. A student government by the people, for the people

FOLLOW US: @UMiamiSG
UMiami Student Government

FOLLOW US: @UMiamiSG

47. Our sports rivalries are NEVER dull

Jake Kaplan

48. And UM is a family

Jaimie Osborn

49. Even President Obama knows IT'S ALL ABOUT THE U

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#LYGC (Love You, Go 'Canes!)

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