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In 1964, the Western College for Women (now part of Miami University) in Oxford hosted hundreds of student volunteers to train them on how to register voters in the South as part of the Civil Rights Movement. The event was called Freedom Summer.

How to celebrate Black History Month in Oxford

February is nationally recognized as Black History Month, and there are many ways to celebrate and acknowledge Black Americans. This year is the 60th anniversary of Freedom Summer, making this Black History Month even more special.


Miami students work at Armstrong Student Center, preparing for their various final exams in two weeks

How Miami students are destressing for finals

After Thanksgiving break, students return to colleges across the country, disappointed by the stressful weeks coming up. At Miami University, the phenomenon remains the same. The conclusion of the semester means finals, projects and countless hours in the library.