Abby Bammerlin is a sophomore from West Chester, Ohio, majoring in journalism and political science. She joined TMS the first semester her freshman year and has never looked back! She was beyond thrilled to be on the editorial staff this semester. She enjoys writing about just about anything but has been focusing on local politics and the Oxford community. When she's not chasing stories, she can be found at Red River Gorge in Kentucky rock climbing. Some of her favorite memories at Miami are hanging out in the newsroom with Campus & Community Editor Madeline Phaby. After Miami, Abby isn't sure what she wants to do, but she knows writing will definitely be a part of it. If you have an idea for a story you can reach her at email@example.com.
While much of the world waited with bated breath for the verdict to be read in the trial of Derek Chauvin, Miami University Student Body President Jannie Kamara was in class presenting her capstone project on Black women activists.
The journalism program is undergoing two new changes according to an email sent to the Media, Journalism and Film (MJF) department from Senior Lecturer Patricia Gallagher Newberry, area coordinator for the journalism program.
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.
After the killing of George Floyd and the rise of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests over the summer, universities across the U.S. began increasing diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts.
As Black History Month comes to a close, Miami University published two virtual renaming ceremonies honoring its own Black history.