Bright purple lights hang down from the ceiling and popular new music plays as guests devour the fan favorite beer cheese pretzel. The Secret Elephant, a new restaurant that recently opened Uptown, features a wide variety of appetizers and drinks. It replaced Wild Bistro, a business that struggled to stay afloat during the pandemic.
The Miami University Recreational Sports Center (rec center) and its fitness centers have remained open the entire 2020-2021 school year, but the CDC recently announced some COVID-19 outbreaks can be traced back to public gyms.
While residence hall custodians at Miami University love to see students back on campus, both COVID-19 and online learning have made their daily lives harder.
Most students, no matter what age, get excited about snow days and being able to miss a day’s worth of class.
Throughout the past year, the nation endured a number of challenges. 2020 was the year that felt like the same day kept happening over and over again like in Harold Ramis’s movie “Groundhog Day.” Even as 2020 came to an end, the outlook of 2021 was still unclear. So what does this mean for 2021 New Year’s resolutions? Where does one even begin?
Production season finally rolled around, stage lights were turned on and rehearsals for the next masterpiece had begun. But then, COVID-19 struck and disrupted the entirety of the plan. According to the state guidelines, audiences have not been allowed to attend shows since last spring. But as the theatre saying goes, the show must go on.
The United States Postal Service (USPS) has faced many challenges this year, from increased mail due to the pandemic to the loss of federal funding. So what does a day in the life of a postal worker look like during these turbulent times?
Online classes to online activities to online events. With this being the life of a college student for the past six months, many were excited to branch out and do something outside of a computer screen. On Sept. 24, Miami Activities & Programming (MAP) hosted its first face-to-face event of the semester, “Plant Your Roots,” where free succulent plants were available for students to pick up near the Armstrong Student Center.
While Miami students are currently separated, we will be together in person soon and the sense of belonging will be even stronger.