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Black student leaders present letter to university administration calling for change
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Black student leaders present letter to university administration calling for change

Students put together a list of 11 recommendations for the university, including requests to increase the number and retention of Black faculty, staff and students through a strategic hiring plan, to implement diversity and sensitivity training across the university and to allocate more money to infrastructure dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion.

UM student-athletes, coaches, administration hold silent protest for George Floyd
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UM student-athletes, coaches, administration hold silent protest for George Floyd

University of Miami athletes, administrators and coaches lined up in rows and silently protested on their knees Tuesday night inside the Carol Soffer Indoor Practice Facility to mourn the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man who died in police custody after a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for several minutes on May 25 while three other officers stood idly by.

Senior Tribute for the Class of 2020
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Senior Tribute for the Class of 2020

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s seniors didn’t get the goodbye they may have wanted. Under these unprecedented circumstances, The Miami Hurricane decided to put together a special project to congratulate the graduating seniors of the class of 2020. This includes a look back at the past four years, as well as reflections from seniors on their time at UM.

Student-created app to help Canes connect
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Student-created app to help Canes connect

Eureka Match aims to connect students with different skill sets and backgrounds to the user’s benefit. For example, a theater major who might need help marketing themselves could get in touch with a marketing student, or a computer science major who is looking for legal input would be put in touch with a law student.

Omega Psi Phi promotes values, black culture
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Omega Psi Phi promotes values, black culture

“I feel like a lot of times in this life, it is easy to make superficial friends or people who we don’t trust, and it is really hard to find a genuine bond. To have the security with my fraternity brothers, no matter what is going on, I will always have people who are there for me—support me, mentally, emotionally, financially and physically.”

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