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Students lit 11 candles for the victims of the Tree of Life shooting.
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#ShowUpForShabbat memorializes one-year anniversary of Tree of Life Synagogue shooting

After the shooting last year, #ShowUpForShabbat became a worldwide initiative to show support for the grieving Jewish community. People of all ages, religions and backgrounds expressed their sympathy and stood by the community in unity.  This year, Hillel and Chabad wanted to keep this initiative alive along with the memories of those who lost their lives. Both organizations opened their arms, inviting the Miami University community to participate in a special Shabbat service and memorialize alongside them.


Students in the Western Program have created majors such as Space Law, Cybersecurity and Terrorism, and Green Business.
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‘A give and take version of education’

In the back corner of Western Campus stands Peabody Hall, a building that does far more than just house residents. Students like Jannie Kamara, a junior individualized studies major, enter Peabody to pursue an entirely unique course of study — one of their own making. 


First year Claire Bateson works on her architecture homework in the studio. Architecture students face over a thousand dollars of fees for supplies.
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CCA students struggle with material costs 

For many students within Miami University’s Architecture and Interior Design (ARC+ID) Department, simply getting the materials to complete projects can result in thousands of dollars of out-of-pocket expenses. 


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Affirmative action: Miami’s ‘holistic approach’ to admissions

A recent federal district court upheld affirmative action — a decision that is being appealed — which could affect Miami University’s admission’s policies.  This month, a federal district court ruled in favor of Harvard University’s race-conscious admissions process. Some Asian students felt that Harvard’s admissions process was discriminatory toward them and argued that race should not be a factor in admissions. If this case goes to the Supreme Court, there is a chance that affirmative action could be overturned. 


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Miami student faces animal abuse charges

A Miami University student is facing animal cruelty charges after an Oxford Police Department (OPD) officer said she found the student’s dog starving and sitting in its own urine.  Sophomore Zichang Li is being charged with cruelty to animals, a second degree misdemeanor. If convicted, she faces 90 days in jail and a $750 fine. 


Members of the Oxford Deer Management Program are required to donate the first of the two deer they kill per year to the Community Meal Center in Hamilton.
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Deer me! Oxford hunters feed the hungry

As the first month of Ohio’s bow hunting season comes to an end, the Community Meal Center’s pantry fills with hunks of venison, enough to feed several Hamilton families this winter.  Members of the Oxford Deer Management Program kill, or “harvest,” deer to feed those in need and strengthen the environment, said member Jeremy Ritzier.


A twitter account popped up to express student concerns over the campus sprinklers.
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Sprinkler malfunctions turn students’ heads

Recently, Miami University students have noticed an influx of sprinkler-related issues on campus, ranging from water pelting students who are walking down the middle of the sidewalks, to sprinklers shooting water directly at the walls of residence halls and academic buildings. Some students are concerned that the poor placement of these sprinklers are causing harm to the campus. 

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