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A student is facing two charges of disorderly conduct and endargering health and safety after calling out alleged acts of racism within the Alpha Phi soroity.

Student organizations respond to killing of George Floyd

In the weeks following the killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, several student organizations at Miami University have released statements responding to their deaths and calling for action. Though all of these statements condemned the killings themselves, some organizations had differing perspectives on the protests that followed.






‘All my motivation has disappeared’

When Miami University President Greg Crawford decided to move classes online for the rest of the semester on March 13, the Miami community was thrown into a state of uncertainty. Because the current situation is unprecedented, both students and faculty have had to navigate the world of online learning on their own. Needless to say, the transition has been easier for some than others.


Surviving a pandemic in the pre-Zoom era

Current Miami University students have faced a variety of struggles due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, such as switching to online classes and having to say goodbye to their friends and return home. But today’s students aren’t the first to live through a pandemic. There have been four influenza pandemics since the beginning of the 20th century — the most deadly being the Spanish flu of 1918.


Miami is set issue tens of millions of dollars in refunds to students in light of the novel coronavirus.

Refunds to cost Miami tens of millions of dollars

Miami University will be forced to spend tens of millions of dollars on refunds for housing, meal plans and study abroad programs due to campus closures caused by the spread of novel coronavirus, according to an email sent to the faculty from Provost Jason Osborne on March 19.




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