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‘You have to laugh or I would be crying’: Coronavirus devastates Oxford businesses, City proposes stimulus program

(04/08/20 1:02am)

The second floor of the Best Western Sycamore Inn, located at the edge of Oxford’s Mile Square, is shuttered. Fridges, microwaves and air conditioning units have been unplugged. Subscriptions to newspapers normally found outside of guests’ doorways have been canceled. The hallways are dark.

Miami classes are online for rest of semester — students must leave dorms by March 27

(03/13/20 8:50pm)

Miami University will be conducting online classes through the end of spring semester, according to a university-wide email from University President Greg Crawford — making Miami the fourth public university in Ohio, following Kent State University, OSU and University of Toledo, to make the call amid growing concerns over the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Delts face jail

(10/03/19 10:51pm)

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.

Armitage changes plea to guilty, admits he tried to hire a 14-year-old sex trafficked girl

(05/07/19 9:00am)

Last week, former Miami University associate professor Kevin Armitage changed his "not guilty" plea to "guilty" five days before his trial was scheduled to begin. Armitage admitted that he tried to hire a 14-year-old sex trafficked girl named Crystal in exchange for $100 and a milkshake for the girl's cousin -- who turned out to be a federal agent posing as a pimp on a sex trafficking website.

Monument Man

(05/01/19 12:00am)

"I will always be proudest of the moment when I found the courage to stand up and shout we must stop this! without thinking of the personal consequences. It is my eternal wish that all the missing art treasures will be recovered and that they will be available for the whole world to see."