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The panel was set to take place in Oxford at Uptown Park’s memorial site for the lynching and deaths of two Black men: Simon Garnett and Henry Corbin. The memorial plague was dedicated in June 2021.

Death penalty conversation reaches Oxford

The Ohio State House’s fight over the death penalty legislature recently reached Oxford in a Noose to Needle rally held by Ohioans to Stop Executions (OTSE). It was set to take place with a panel over Zoom and a public gathering in Uptown Park 0n Thursday, Feb. 17. 


COVID dashboard update

On Feb. 21, the university reported zero new student cases for a seven-day moving average of 3.7 cases per day. Employees reported zero new infections and an average of zero per day. 

Andrew Kutte, first-year accounting major, braved the rain to make a Snag delivery on Feb. 14.

Snag: A new delivery service scootering around Oxford

A California-founded electric scooter-powered startup, Snag, is populating the sidewalks and streets of Miami University with red-bag-bearing delivery drivers. With a promise of 10-minute delivery, these drivers rush to get convenience products to students.  


Cincinnati Freedom Center receives Freedom Summer ’64 Award

The recipient of the Freedom Summer of '64 award is selected by President Greg Crawford, his executive cabinet and members of the broader Miami community who identify an individual, group, organization or institution who reflects the Freedom Summer legacy and Miami’s core commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Oxford Fire Department has signed its first labor agreement with the city.

Oxford firefighters’ path to unionization

As Miami University faculty embark on their unionization journey, the Oxford Fire Department (OFD) has just signed its first labor agreement with the city. The OFD union, named Oxford Professional Firefighters Local 5272, is almost two years in the making. 

Miami University hired a law firm to help address faculty unionization.

Miami hires law firm to address union

Miami University has hired the law offices of Porter Wright to assist the university in navigating law surrounding unionization, wrote Jessica Rivinus, senior director of News and Communication, in an email sent to The Miami Student. 

The Nike Missile Base was built in Oxford in response to the Cold War between the U.S. and the Soviet Union.

Missiles at Miami: Oxford’s Cold War history

But even Oxford wasn’t free from fears of nuclear warfare at the height of the Cold War. In fact, the conflict’s memory lives on in a scattered collection of structures off Taylor Road and Todd Road, where the U.S. military planted a missile base to defend Cincinnati from Soviet attacks.

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