First-year psychology major Isabella Fordyce had more than a couple reasons to be crying on September 13. Her mom, Jessica Fordyce, was far more than an arm’s length away. In sunny California, 2,500 miles away, there was little she could do to comfort her eldest daughter, the first she had sent away to college.
Miami University’s lecture series kicked off its 2021-22 programming at Hall Auditorium on Monday, October 4, with a lecture from Juju Chang, a co-anchor for ABC News’ Nightline and frequent contributor to Good Morning America.
A Sept. 24 safety bulletin reporting a fondling incident marks the first of the semester related to sexual assault; a noticeable change from previous semesters when, at times, multiple sexual assault bulletins were sent out each week.
On Jan. 20, 2021, millions of people worldwide tuned in to watch the United States inaugurate its new president, ending President Trump’s tumultuous term.
On Jan. 7, a GroupMe of more than 500 Black Miami University students was bombarded with racist imagery by an anonymous hacker. The hacker posted graphic images of lynchings and mocking people with brown skin before being removed from the chat.
In October, Miami University’s Board of Trustees approved the naming of the future data science building after alumnus Richard M. McVey, who donated $20 million toward the project. Construction is scheduled to begin this spring.
Miami University came under fire late Wednesday night after its Instagram account, @miamiuniversity, liked a comment in support of the Proud Boys that also contained offensive language.
About 2,000 Miami students participate in study abroad programs every year, according to Miami’s Education Abroad website. But, given the current circumstances, traveling to other countries has all but halted.
For many college students across the country, COVID-19 has meant a drastic decline in mental health. The uncertainty of the future, coupled with restrictions on social gatherings, have left many students feeling more isolated than ever.
The Western Program’s individualized studies major is normally a hands-on, extra-interactive and personal experience. In a time of hands-off and less interpersonal interactions, the program has had to change gears to continue providing their well-known community-driven experience.
During J-term, Miami University will offer its first virtual study abroad experience, MiamiConnects Virtual Global Learning. With the COVID-19 pandemic surging across the country, organizers hope the program will provide an immersive experience without the travel.
Judge Dale Crawford, approved a request made by the students’ attorneys to temporarily reinstate the students at Miami for at least 14 days.
Due to COVID-19, living on campus has looked a lot different this semester than previous years. First-years entering Miami University this fall did not know what to expect and are still apprehensive about next semester.
As COVID-19 numbers continue to rise across the country and hit new daily highs in Ohio, Miami University students are facing tough decisions when it comes to traveling home.
As COVID-19 cases in Butler County continue to surge, the City of Oxford is partnering with TriHealth to offer free COVID-19 testing in an effort to help the community.
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.