University of Miami
The University of Miami is a private university in warm and beautiful Coral Gables, Florida. There are approximately 10,800 undergraduate students and 6,000 graduate students who attend the university. The students show their school spirit on games days. They compete in the NCAA Division I conference and the football team has won five national championships while the baseball team has won four! The Miami school colors are orange, green, and white and their nickname is the "Hurricanes".
Famous "Hurricane" alumni include Dwayne Johnson - actor, Enrique Iglesias - singer, Gloria Estefan - singer, Ray Liotta - actor, Steve-O - stunt performer/comedian, and Dany Garcia - producer.
Sara, a Junior, is from Suffern, New York. One quirky fact about Sara..."My 8 friends and I have a food instagram account based in Miami called @Carbdashians_."
Fun fact about the University of Miami: We just recently beat FSU, our biggest rival, in football for the first time in 7 years!
Favorite Ice Cream Parlour and Flavor: Whip'n Dip, cookies and cream.
Favorite Bakery & Sweet: Misha's Cupcakes, all the cupcakes.
Where to get a caffeine fix: Einstein Bros. Bagels on campus (make sure to go when the famous Johnnie Mae is working to have her instantly brighten your morning).
Burger Joint and Fries: Rok:BRGR. If you go on Mondays they have $10 burgers with insane toppings.
Finger Licking Good BBQ Spot: Swine Southern Tables & Bar.
Pizzeria: The Big Cheese. I always get white pies.
Hottest Mexican Spot and Recommended Plate: TacoCraft, Ahi Tuna Taco.
Things to do:
Where to go for Yoga, Exercise Classes, or the Gym: The Herbert Wellness Center on campus.
Where is your favorite spot on campus to hang: I love hanging out by the lake near Starbucks or on the 3rd floor porch of the student center.
Where do you want to go on spring break: I am going to Ireland and Portugal!
Where to Stay: Courtyard by Marriott.
Anything we missed? Tell us more!
Every Wednesday we have a farmers market on campus where local vendors come and sell right outside of our library! It is the best day of the week by far! My go to is the quinoa bowl and a green lemonade.