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The Harry T. WIlks Institte held election dialouge and listening sessions for students to cope with election stress.
NEWS

Wilks Institute holds election support

In preparation for the aftermath of what many have called a “historic” presidential election, Miami’s Harry T. Wilks Institute for Leadership and Service launched a plan to hold election dialogue and listening sessions. 


NEWS

As election season ends, Democrats look back

From the countless remaining “Trump-Pence” yard signs, Joe Biden bumper stickers, Trump flags and Biden 2020 masks, the remnants of 2020’s general election are easy to spot. But many names such as Sanders, Warren and Buttigieg are distant memories. 


CULTURE

Finals mark the fall finish line

For college students, the end of November is marked by turkey of varying quality, plates brimming with stuffing, the first taste of holiday tunes, late nights huddled over textbooks and cramming for fall finals. 


At Thanksgiving, the dinner table can easily become a battlefield. But by keeping a few things in mind, it doesn't have to.
FOOD

A tumultuous turkey day: surviving Thanksgiving 2020

Ah, Thanksgiving. A holiday known for family gatherings and decadent food. As the warmth of countless ovens pervade an equal number of houses, the rich smells of holiday feasts come wafting with it. The tables are set for lavish dinners, and the spirit of thanks and generosity abounds. 


NEWS

DORA extended into winter

Oxford City Council passed an extension to Oxford’s Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA) during its Nov. 3 meeting. The DORA will run from Nov. 27 to Jan. 22.  


For Wild Berry, the business model of making incense has made sense since 1971.
CULTURE

Wild Berry: fifty years on High Street

  Upon entering Wild Berry, a local retail shop uptown, customers are overcome by the smell of incense and the store’s eclectic nature. Each wall is lined with different trinkets, gifts and accessories, and the store’s floors are crowded with racks of imported clothing and towers of incense.  Although the store has been open for decades, general manager Kimberly Clarke says Wild Berry has always sold the same type of products and has successfully maintained their brand as a “hippie” shop throughout the past 50 years.


NEWS

Miami plans to quarantine sick students through Thanksgiving

In a university-wide email on Oct. 28, Miami University’s Division of Student Life warned students to use caution in how they approach Halloween festivities. The email to the Miami community read that “a legally-mandated 14-day quarantine could mean spending the Thanksgiving holiday in quarantine on campus.” 

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