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Miami Libraries kick off Black History Month

On Tuesday, Feb. 2, Seth Seward, alumnus and assistant director of alumni groups, gave a presentation on Zoom about Black history at Miami, celebrating African Americans’ accomplishments at the university and recognizing their struggles.

Miami's a cappella groups have always faced the challenge of singing without musical backing, but now they have to sing without an audience, too.

A new avenue for a cappella

Singing a cappella presents unique challenges to those who decide to pursue it. They must sing without any musical accompaniment, substituting their voices for instruments, everyone singing a different part.  On top of this, a cappella groups now face the challenge of not being allowed to hold any performances or practices in person due to COVID-19. 

A comprehensive guide to a COVID-safe Halloween

In previous years, Miami students have paraded the streets of uptown in their costumes on Halloween weekend. This year, with gatherings limited to less than 10 people and the bars not packed to the brim, it may seem like Halloween is canceled.