THE DAILY CALIFORNIAN - Dec 17 - Amigo, a social networking app intended to help students connect and make friends during the COVID-19 pandemic, was released to UC Berkeley students. The app, created by co-founders Paa Adu and Sophia Huard, is used to create personal and group profiles that people can browse to connect with classmates. Huard said Amigo is currently available for iOS in the Apple app store and is expected to be available for Android in the Google app store in a few days. Amigo currently has ~500 users and is in full use at Stanford University, where it was first launched on Dec 4. Adu added that thousands of messages have already been sent through the platform.