Miami University’s Associated Student Government (ASG) held a third round of cabinet and senate leadership elections at its most recent meeting. It will hold its last cabinet election during the April 27 meeting.
The crowd grew to more than 100 at the intersection of Maple and Spring streets as students gathered to protest racism and police brutality on Thursday, April 22.
The shortfall of teaching opportunities can, like most other events of the past year, be attributed to COVID-19. To prevent spreading the virus, most schools have been forced to shutter in-person teaching, with just less than 93% of households with school-age children reporting some form of distance learning during COVID-19 according to the U.S. Census. However, for college students who need the teaching hours to gain necessary field experience for job opportunities, distance learning has brought an added layer of stress.
On a breezy April afternoon, six and a half-month-old Golden Retriever Newton sat next to his big sister, 4-year-old Ivy, in the backyard of his new home at Lewis Place, also known as Miami University’s presidential residence.
The Lane Library in Oxford implemented a “Lane Seed Library” program beginning March 31 to give community members seed packets to plant.
Through the pandemic and poor weather, Miami University’s Hammocking Club is persevering. The club was founded by a group of friends back in 2017, and although they’ve all since graduated, current club members have kept their community alive.
Miami University and Oxford have received grants from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) to install new electric car charging stations.
Schneider, part of Miami’s class of 2022, is one of many students who transferred to Miami in the middle of the pandemic, which added new layers of difficulty to being the new student. Transfer students have been trying to make the transition to Miami with most courses and extracurriculars happening online, and in-person socializing not exactly being encouraged.
Miami University is introducing three new changes to the Myaamia Center to increase student awareness.
Former Oxford resident Matt Johnson said he was having a mundane day looking for housing in Mount Pleasant, Mich. for his new assistant professor job at Central Michigan University (CMU). That is, until his real estate agent told him he would fit right in with the rest of the townies.
Payne started working as a tour guide this year, and while she’s picked up on things quickly, she knows that it’s not quite the same as training before the COVID-19 pandemic. For tour guides who worked before the pandemic, the adjustment has been a little more difficult.
The sun is shining, the weather is warming up and Miami University student organizations are slowly beginning to meet in-person.
Each year, two doctoral candidates in Miami University’s psychology department spend 20 hours a week providing counseling and education about mental health to students in the Talawanda School District.
After two and a half semesters of college via computer screen, some students are feeling the weight of the last year in the final stretch of this spring semester.
Regardless of university policy, students still use marijuana on their own terms.