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Four Miami students chosen for Fulbright grant

Four Miami University students have been chosen to receive Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants for the 2017-2018 academic year. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program presents about 1,900 grants each application cycle. More than 10,000 students nationwide applied for grants this year. Of the 26 Miami students who applied, four were offered grants and two were named alternates. Last year, a record-breaking five students from Miami were offered grants. This year’s Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grantees were Khalid Osman, Eric Moenich, Graham von Carlowitz and Jennifer Tassaro. Kirsten Fowler and Madeline Tatum were selected as alternates. “This year’s recipients will...

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Representative Warren Davidson visits Oxford

Warren Davidson, representative of Ohio’s congressional eighth district, paid a visit to Oxford on Wednesday, April 19. Miami’s College Republicans organized the town hall event in the community room on the second floor of LCNB Uptown.   College Republicans facilitated the meeting for members of the Oxford community who had wanted to speak with Davidson, said director of communications for the organization, Luke Schroeder. The community room was standing room only with an audience made up of mostly Oxford residents. “He wasn’t very well received,” said junior Kyle Chance. “When he answered [questions], there was a lot of yelling back at him.” There were, indeed, several outbursts from the audience: “That’s not very Christian of you.” “I’d like to send you to Mexico and see how you like it.” “I hope we can have dialogue.” “They definitely have a right to be upset, they’re allowed to voice their opinions,” Chance said. “A town hall is the perfect place to do that. Town halls with just your supporters are campaign rallies.” Davidson opened up the town hall by giving some introductory remarks about his time in Congress. Members of College Republicans then passed out notecards to those sitting in the audience on which they were asked to write their name, questions, where they were from and their contact information. Davidson then spent the rest of his time answering questions from the...

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