The seats of Hall Auditorium filled with Miami University students and community members on Monday night to see the final lecture of this year’s University Lecture Series, given by actor, producer and activist Sean Astin.
As conflicts escalate between Russia and Ukraine, Oxford residents are paying more to fuel up at local gas stations.
Students who enroll in this climate course will learn about climate change and what causes it, information about sustainable behaviors and how they can involve their families and communities.
A mixture of Miami University students and Oxford residents attended the Community Gathering for Justice and Solidarity with Ukraine Thursday night. The event was organized by Oxford Citizens for Peace and Justice and facilitated by Ann Fuehrer.
Whether it’s the high vaccination rates, fewer COVID-19 restrictions or warmer weather, students are getting more involved.
Oxford City Council accepted two new grants for the city and heard about how a third was being used at its March 1 meeting.
A California-founded electric scooter-powered startup, Snag, is populating the sidewalks and streets of Miami University with red-bag-bearing delivery drivers. With a promise of 10-minute delivery, these drivers rush to get convenience products to students.
As Miami University faculty embark on their unionization journey, the Oxford Fire Department (OFD) has just signed its first labor agreement with the city. The OFD union, named Oxford Professional Firefighters Local 5272, is almost two years in the making.
Oxford Mayor Bill Snavely said Oxford City Council will likely not renew the city’s emergency mask mandate, which expires March 1, at Council’s Feb. 15 meeting.
But even Oxford wasn’t free from fears of nuclear warfare at the height of the Cold War. In fact, the conflict’s memory lives on in a scattered collection of structures off Taylor Road and Todd Road, where the U.S. military planted a missile base to defend Cincinnati from Soviet attacks.
The announcement of unionization did not come quickly for Cathy Wagner, president of Miami University’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). She’s been working on her plan to introduce collective bargaining to Miami faculty for two years.
Miami University announced through its Emergency Text Messaging System Oxford and Regional campuses will be closed at 6 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 3 until 6 a.m. Friday, Feb 4.
Oxford City Council approved a resolution allowing the city manager to sign a union agreement with the local fire department and planned ahead for a potential weather emergency later this week at its Feb. 1 meeting.