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Visiting faculty member Michael Scoggins (center), who has been teaching two-credit-hour social dance classes at Miami for 17 years is losing his job due to budget cuts across the university. A group of his undergraduate assistants (UAs) have made a separate petition to reinstate him. 

Students speak out in support of visiting professors

When two Miami University sophomores found out many current faculty members won’t have a job at the university in the fall, they knew they had to do something. Makayla Archer and Ruku Pal heard about the changes from friends and professors and came across a petition put out by Miami’s chapter of the American Association of University Professors, an advocacy group for faculty.  

Kamara (pictured right) became the first female black student body president at Miami this spring, how has she adjusted to the pandemic?

Miami elects first black female student body president

Jannie Kamara and Jessica von Zastrow won the student body president election yesterday and will serve as president and vice president respectively for the 2020-2021 school year. Kamara will be Miami’s first black female student body president (SBP). 

Notes of nostalgia: the times are a-changing, but that’s okay

  Going off to college, my soon-to-be roommate was texting me, excitedly talking about future plans and how she couldn’t wait to get to Miami. It seemed like all my friends from home were the same way, counting down the days until they would leave for school.  I was the complete opposite. I was terrified to leave the only place I had ever known to move 300 miles away and live with complete strangers. When my parents left me, I cried the entire walk from their car back to my dorm, before wiping my eyes and trying to pull myself together as I met the people I would be living with for the next year.