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.
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.
But as a university that’s tasked with emergency management quite frequently, the response from our school should have been better.
Cartoon by Rohama Bruk
Going back home and being confined there made me realize just how much I had gotten used to the feeling of being outside and around people.
But relief came for these student-athletes, and not just those who were facing an early exit from athletics, as the council voted to extend eligibility to all spring sport athletes, regardless of year in the program. This decision effectively grants all spring student-athletes a redshirt for the suspended 2020 season.
Even the most amateur of bakers can throw together these easy and delicious desserts.
With 72 hours to evacuate, students in the UGalapagos program scrambled to book the last flights out of Ecuador, as the nation shut its borders due to coronavirus concerns.
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 Miami Hurricane staff isn’t taking a break during quarantine. In fact, we think it’s more important than ever to double down on our passions for quality journalism and unique storytelling.
I am writing to you about ways you can be proactive to keep yourself and fellow Canes safe and to remind you of some important resources available at UM.