The state passed its previous daily record with more than 6,500 active cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday while Governor and Miami alumnus Mike DeWine issued a statewide address to reaffirm safety protocols and warn Ohioans of the consequences of disregarding them.
Miami University celebrated its first-generation (first-gen) students last week with two panels of Miami's first-gen alumni who answered questions, shared their experiences and offered advice.
Singing a cappella presents unique challenges to those who decide to pursue it. They must sing without any musical accompaniment, substituting their voices for instruments, everyone singing a different part. On top of this, a cappella groups now face the challenge of not being allowed to hold any performances or practices in person due to COVID-19.
Two weeks ago, my parents, brother and aunt visited me in Oxford. My mom, being the lovely woman that she is, brought me multiple bags of freshly-baked cookies and Halloween candy.
After he was projected to win Pennsylvania on Saturday morning, Joe Biden became the next President-Elect of the United States. Biden finished his campaign with 290 electoral votes, according to the Associated Press, and more than 75 million popular votes, the most cast for any presidential candidate in American history.
On Nov. 5, the Farmer School of Business finished up its Executive Speaker series, which normally features executives of large corporations that serve as role models for the future business leaders of America. The last installment in the series brought a different kind of speaker — four of them, actually, all associated with a small bank that was targeted during the 2008 financial crisis.
Oxford City Council passed a resolution donating about $74,000 to pilot a cold shelter and transitional housing for Oxford’s homeless community during its Nov. 3 meeting. The funds will be allocated to the Family Resource Center (FRC), which will manage the project.
While Joe Biden won this year’s presidential election, Ohio’s 18 Electoral College votes went to his Republican opponent, Donald Trump. In Ohio’s state-wide elections, as well as those in Butler County, Republicans also won big.
With more than 30% of Miami University students involved in Greek Life according to The Cliff Alexander Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life website, the spring recruitment process is a busy and important time for those members and prospective new members. But this year will be different due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The last nine months have drastically shifted the circumstances in which students find themselves. It’s quite possible that “kids these days” are learning a lot more of the skills that were previously thought to be lost to their generation.
If you’ve ever driven past the back entrance of Yager Stadium down Morning Sun Road, you may have noticed Miami University’s Institute for Food — but you probably have not.
As Emily Bufler spent the day in Root Yoga studio packing up her business and sorting through items to sell, a former customer walked in. The woman had come to pick up her things she had left behind before learning the studio would be closing.
Production season finally rolled around, stage lights were turned on and rehearsals for the next masterpiece had begun. But then, COVID-19 struck and disrupted the entirety of the plan. According to the state guidelines, audiences have not been allowed to attend shows since last spring. But as the theatre saying goes, the show must go on.
Canvas, the online learning platform Miami University uses, released an update this January that allows students to display their pronouns on their Canvas profile. The update, located in the Settings tab of Canvas, was adopted by Miami this fall after being implemented on a school-by-school basis across the country.
For weeks, Butler County has hovered on the edge of Level Four Purple, the highest risk level for COVID-19, according to the Ohio Public Health Advisory System. Official state guidance recommends residents at this level leave their homes only for essential supplies and services.
Following the announcement that Bell Tower Commons dining hall would be closed for at least the rest of the semester, first-year Ethan Chiapelli decided to take matters into his own hands.