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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Understanding the ‘Zoom Boom’: Videoconferencing, Zoom University and zoombombings

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.

Entry two: A guide to an unexpected self-quarantine

Today was just as exciting as all the other quarantine days- snacks, coffee, video games, endless IG scrolling, TV, and a nap.

A special video message to the class of 2020

Although we can’t be on campus to celebrate together, we wanted members of the class of 2020 to know that we are grateful for all that they've contributed to the UM community.

Quarantoon No. 2: ‘I’m smart, you’re dumb’

Cartoon by Rohama Bruk

Maintaining mental health during COVID-19: 5 tips for coping with social...

Take care of yourself, because one day, this will end. And, you want to be ready to take on the outside world when it does. Not sure where to start? TMH has you covered.

Through the eyes of an apprentice: COVID-19 and the medical student...

To healthcare professionals across all disciplines: now is the time to talk to medical students about what’s going on. We are listening to you.

A senior’s perspective on the global pandemic

I’ve lived in Miami my whole life and it’s shocking and deeply unsettling to see such a bustling city entirely stop in its tracks.

President-elect of United Black Students responds to coronavirus outbreak, offers words...

As the new United Black Students president for the 2020–2021 academic year, I feel it necessary to address black students specifically. We once again face a new threat that preliminary data is showing to disproportionately affect our communities.

UM’s response to COVID-19: The good, the bad and the uncertain

But as a university that’s tasked with emergency management quite frequently, the response from our school should have been better.

Rep. Donna Shalala offers her take on coronavirus pandemic

Congresswoman Donna Shalala, a public health expert herself, has been outspoken during the coronavirus pandemic, calling for better leadership from President Donald Trump, as well as Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.

Here’s how three brothers are 3D printing masks

Together, Marc and Lance Levine, who share a Brickell apartment, print and assemble masks during the week and then distribute them with Mitchell Levine to nearby homeless communities on the weekends.

UM yogi talks isolation, meditation, shares quarantine-friendly routine

Some people might see an injury as an ending. But, for University of Miami senior Miranda De Gasperi, it was the beginning of a fulfilling new journey into the world of yoga.