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Abby Bammerlin


Abby is a junior from West Chester, Ohio. She’s majoring in journalism and political science. While she’s in Prague this semester enjoying everything Europe has to offer, you can normally find her bylines under stories about the Oxford community, Miami’s administration or major happenings on campus. When she’s not in the newsroom, she can be found rock climbing or hiking trails on campus. Abby is a board game enthusiast and lives to host people for game nights and good times. She also is a hobby photographer who loves taking shots of wildlife and natural landscapes. She’s a member of Alpha Phi Omega and frequently volunteers in Oxford, mostly for Meals on Wheels. After graduation, Abby doesn’t have solid plans, but hopes to find a job in journalism or pursue law school. 




Miami University hired a law firm to help address faculty unionization.

Miami hires law firm to address union

Miami University has hired the law offices of Porter Wright to assist the university in navigating law surrounding unionization, wrote Jessica Rivinus, senior director of News and Communication, in an email sent to The Miami Student. 




Sophomore Preston Anderson's painting, "Tunnel Vision," was selected to go to the moon.

That art is out of this world … literally

 When Preston Anderson submitted his painting to an online art show, he didn’t expect for it to be shown in a Chicago contemporary art gallery.  When he found out his painting would be one of a few hung in the gallery, he was overjoyed.


With just less than 30% of the student population absent on Tuesday, Talawanda Middle School has opted to close its doors for the rest of the week.

COVID-19 case spike causes Talawanda Middle School closure

Talawanda Middle School (TMS) will be closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week due to increased COVID-19 cases, according to an email sent to parents on Tuesday, Jan. 11. The email, sent by Talawanda Superintendent Edward Theroux, explained almost 30% of TMS’s students were absent Tuesday. 




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