As declarations of stay-at-home orders begin to rise and social distancing continues to be enforced, Zoom has become a cultural phenomenon. Many people use the app to host religious services, parties, lectures and musical shows.
While many students praised UM for supporting students through this difficult situation, some said they wished the administration was more proactive and clear in their communications.
“The entire situation is heartbreaking,” said Li, a graduate student majoring in public relations.
The bill signed by Governor DeSantis makes texting while driving a primary offense effective July 1, 2019, allowing law enforcement officers to pull over drivers and give a citation solely for texting behind the wheel.
“Everything is coming right after the other,” said Dominique. “Students should be using the break to take a breather and spend time with family, but because of the tightness of this year’s fall calendar, we’re basically forced to study and work on homework throughout the break.”
“I feel that the Florida Priorities Summit will allow professionals and the public to partake in discussions on critical topics that are impacting our local community and beyond,” said Rick Hirsch, managing editor of the Miami Herald. “It’s important to encourage an open dialogue on these subjects and craft solutions.”
Members of the UM community weighed in on the ongoing impeachment inquiry.
Ellen Venzer, the University of Miami’s judge-in-residence will be hosting a “Dinner & Dialogues” event.
“It’s always such a good feeling to give my mom the biggest hug after not seeing her for a while”