Miami University hosted its first COVID-19 vaccine clinic for staff, including student employees, on Wednesday, April 7. The initial 1,000 Moderna doses were administered by TriHealth and provided by the state of Ohio at no cost to the recipients.
In the weeks leading up to Green Beer Day (GBD), students reserved their tables at Uptown bars and decorated with green shamrocks. They also prepared hats, masks and sunglasses to hide their faces from police body cameras and, possibly, drones, as rumors spread throughout the city.
SilverSneakers is a free program offered through qualifying Medicare Advantage plans for seniors 65 years and older. According to SilverSneakers’ official website, members receive access to online workouts, more than 17,000 gyms and community centers, fitness classes, a fitness app and discounts on health-related items.
This school year, Miami University is seeing a decrease in the number of sexual offenses reported by students, a downturn some administrators are attributing to the COVID-19 pandemic.
During a virtual town hall featuring six Miami University faculty members, panelists discussed the effects of the 2020 presidential election and recent social unrest on American democracy.
Upon entering Wild Berry, a local retail shop uptown, customers are overcome by the smell of incense and the store’s eclectic nature. Each wall is lined with different trinkets, gifts and accessories, and the store’s floors are crowded with racks of imported clothing and towers of incense. Although the store has been open for decades, general manager Kimberly Clarke says Wild Berry has always sold the same type of products and has successfully maintained their brand as a “hippie” shop throughout the past 50 years.