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Oxford holds first in-person council meeting in 15 months

Plastic barriers separated Oxford’s city councilors at their June 2 meeting, the first in person City Council meeting in 15 months. Last March, the city switched to remote meetings to follow social distancing guidelines and mitigate the spread of COVID-19. 


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MULTIMEDIA

Behind the Brick: A Semester in Review

On this episode of Behind the Brick (BTB), host Skyler Perry reflects on her first semester as working on BTB and shares interesting bonus audio clips from each episode.  Thank you all for tuning in and we hope you will join us again in the fall! 





Caity Torres has kept her plant shop, Cultivar, alive during the pandemic through an online store and pop-up shops.
NEWS

Cultivating Happiness

In addition to selling through Instagram, Cultivar recently started selling plants inside several cafes and markets around the Cincinnati area. The business has also held several pop-up shops at local establishments, including Kofenya. 




Oxford's weekly farmer's market brings fresh, locally grown food to the community.
FOOD

Keeping it fresh and local at Oxford’s Farmers Market

While most people are still wrapped in sheets and blankets tucked into their beds on Saturday mornings, some early birds are already on their way to Oxford’s Farmers Market. By 8 a.m., most local vendors have loaded their trucks and vans and are hoping for a sunny day.  






First-years Sammie Levine (left) and Faith Tanis (right) hope to compete with the synchronized skating team next year after their season was canceled due to COVID-19.
SPORTS

Synchronized skating team makes best of season without competition

Levine wanted a normal college experience. She wanted to go to class and hang out with her friends without the looming stress of skating. That was, until an injury caused by crashing into the boards at practice that made her realize how she couldn’t imagine her life without skating.  “When I broke my leg, suddenly what I loved the most was taken away from me, and it wasn’t until I was at that rock-bottom that I realized skating gave me so much more than I thought it did,” she said.




Military-affiliated students happily received their cords for graduation, effectively capping their Miami experience.
NEWS

Military-affiliated students recognized in inaugural Green Zone Grads ceremony

At Miami University’s graduation ceremonies this year, new cords may be visible around the necks of a few students. The three cords – one red, one white and one blue – will denote student veterans or military-affiliated students. Military-affiliated students can be students involved in the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) or who may be attending college on a family member’s G.I. Bill.



Miami's baseball team now has 61 volunteer student managers.
MEN'S SPORTS

Student baseball managers program excellent in more ways than one

The managers, led for the most part by juniors Zorian Schiffman, Rory Tekulve and Kotila, is a group of student volunteers that help with nearly every aspect of the baseball team’s operation.  Schiffman believes Miami has the largest program of student managers in the country. “[We work on] things from game planning and video scouting, to player development, to some of the more in depth research projects,” Schiffman said.



OPINION

Dear Snail,

While I can’t stop these things from happening, I can give you some of the tools to rebuild yourself after. 

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