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Delts face jail

Eighteen current and former Miami University students and former brothers of the Delta Tau Delta (Delts) fraternity have been charged with a total of 68 counts of misdemeanor assault and hazing. The charges come one month after Miami suspended the fraternity for repeatedly assaulting a new member last spring during a fraternity brother Big/Little Reveal event.

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Hope Solo seeks to even the score on the gender pay gap

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Hope Solo tackled equal pay and perception of female athletes in the media during her “Fight Like a Girl: The Quest for Equality” lecture. Solo, former goalkeeper for the U.S. women’s soccer team, spent the day in Oxford. She attended a seminar, press conference and dinner before presenting the lecture with Cincinnati Enquirer sports columnist Paul Daughtery at 7:30 p.m in Hall Auditorium.


Pets of Oxford: Mr. Rogers and the Miami neighborhood

If you’re ever walking outside Stonebridge Hall, you might notice Miami sophomore and creative writing major, Icarus O’Brien, walking his one-eyed dog, Mr. Rogers. Mr. Rogers is O’Brien’s emotional support animal (ESA) and helps him manage his depression and anxiety, conditions O’Brien struggled with last school year. 


Reflecting a rainbow: Prism non-profit widens access to music

Colby Taylor has had a busy few months. The first-year music education major has been working since July to start a nonprofit organization with the help of just a few friends. The organization, called Prism Marching Arts, aims to give special needs students an opportunity to learn to play an instrument and perform in a marching band.


Sipping from cross-cultural cups

As curious minds flocked into Fritz Pavilion, soothing herbal aromas floated through the room. Smiling attendees gathered around circular tables, drinking from white paper cups and pondering which hot beverage to sample next. 


300 words: telling stories in seconds

Some stories delve deeply into the lives of their subjects. Others seek to capture the human condition in just a few words. Modeled after journalist Brady Dennis’ 300 word stories that explore the unfiltered intimacy of the everyday, these pieces, written by first-year students, offer a glimpse into the untold experiences of college life.  


‘I want to believe that Miami is headed in the right direction’

Over two weeks ago, Miami University students led a climate strike and confronted Miami President Greg Crawford and the Board of Trustees (BoT) at Marcum Conference Center to demand they take a stand on several sustainability issues on campus. In response to student outcry over Miami's lack of green policies, Miami’s Sustainability Committee held a public forum on Thursday, Oct. 3. The forum’s goal was to be more transparent about how Miami is addressing its climate impact. 


Miami receives award for employing people with disabilities

Miami University received the 2019 Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) Employer Partner of Inclusion Gold Award in September.  OOD is an organization based in Columbus that helps people with disabilities become employed and develop independence.  This is Miami’s second year receiving an OOD award. The university was given the Champion of Opportunity Award in 2017, which honored Miami’s effort to hire OOD job seekers particularly that year. 

Adrienne Boggan was a kind and curious artist.

‘A quiet kindness’: Remembering sophomore Adrienne Boggan

Adrienne was a studio art major, but her love for art extended far beyond academics. Her mom, Jennifer, said she became fascinated with art at just five or six years old. Whenever it was raining outside, Adrienne and her siblings would have sticker parties, covering the dining room table with stickers, construction paper and crayons.   As she grew older, Adrienne never lost that love for creating. 

Students packed into Wilks Theater to listen to eight panelists discuss their experiences on Miami's majority-white campus.

Miami is ‘ground zero for anti-racist work’

The forum was a revamped version of a 1981 anti-racism initiative aimed to “help educate the student body about the experiences of students of color on campus,” said doctoral candidate Kyle Larson, one of the forum’s lead organizers.