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Laura Giaquinto


As election season ends, Democrats look back

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. 


With 40% less students on campus, dining halls are struggling with staffing.

Dining halls face employee shortages

Miami University students are constantly rushing between classes, clubs, jobs, social events, sleeping and eating. Lunch or dinner for students often means sprinting to their dining hall of choice and grabbing a quick meal between Zoom calls. 


 The Butler County Board of Elections has averaged 2,000 early voters every day so far as election day approaches.

Early voting is under way in Butler County

 It is misting and gray at the Oxford Senior Center. A sign on the front door of the building reads ‘locked because of COVID-19.’ Shanna Cianchetti, the driver of the senior center’s early voting shuttle bus, leads passengers through the parking lot — braving the faint drizzle — to one of the shuttles.