As this unprecedented academic year comes to a close, Miami University students, faculty and administration are reflecting on the changes made and lessons learned this past year as they look toward the future.
With restrictions on bars and large group gatherings still in place in Oxford, many locals and students are resorting to throwing house parties and causing property damage as a result.
After serving 17 years and being deployed to three tours in the United States Marine Corps, 40-year old sophomore nursing major Ray Fitzpatrick traded in his military garb for nursing scrubs to help administer over 1,300 COVID-19 vaccines to the Miami University community.
Bell initially closed in October 2020, reporting that the dining hall no longer drew in enough students to justify remaining open, but the location will reopen.
People who get the COVID-19 vaccine are urged to hold onto their vaccination cards, although the uses of the card for anything other than record keeping and verification for the second dose of the vaccine are unclear.
"We're burnt out too" is the 27th episode of The Miami Student's news podcast, This Week @ TMS. This week, your hosts Sarah Grace Hays and Maggie Pena discuss burnout. Everyone is feeling it, and we wanted to talk about it.
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.
While Rose Marie Ward would normally find herself visiting large, lecture-based courses to have Miami University students fill out the Student Health Survey, this year she relied entirely on email.
Around this time last year, like many people, I began experimenting with my self-expression — trying out different styles of clothes, hair and makeup. Stuck in my house with nowhere to go, it was safe and easy to try something new within the walls of my bedroom.
Miami University gave eligible students up to $1,500 in federal aid beginning Monday, March 29. Funds came from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA). Miami was allocated just less than 6.5 million dollars in total.