Coping with President Trump

At Crawford’s request, Student Counseling Services holds post-election event By Jack Evans, News Editor Miami University Student Counseling Services (SCS) and the Office of Community Engagement and Service (OCES) held a post-election counseling event in Armstrong’s Community Lounge early Thursday evening. Almost 50 students, staff and faculty filled the room to discuss their feelings about Donald Trump’s presidential victory as well as coping and organizing strategies for the next four years. This event mirrored a national trend of educational institutions offering counseling support to students across the country, from high schools in Boston to the University of Michigan and...

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Miami students decide to vote early, absentee

Weighing the costs of casting a ballot in Ohio By Jack Evans, News Editor As the national presidential campaigns crank up the pressure in their final push for voters on November 8th many Miami students have decided to get the stress of voting over with early. Miami has 6,057 domestic, out-of-state students across its Oxford and regional campuses, according to 2015 Miami Institutional Research. While these students are eligible to register to vote in Ohio, many members of this significant chunk of voters elect to fill out absentee ballots that allow them to vote as a member of their...

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ASG votes to censure senator

Sophomore under review for recordings By Jack Evans and Jake Gold, The Miami Student At the Miami Associated Student Government (ASG) meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 4, senators voted to censure on-campus senator Nick Froehlich, citing Ohio Revised Code 2933.52, regarding the interception of wire, oral or electronic communications. In the official recommendation for censure, the ASG oversight committee wrote that “senator Nick Froehlich admitted to knowingly recording other members of the ASG government in the ASG office without consent of these members.” The primary cited evidence was a cellphone audio recording of a conversation between Froehlich and other senators...

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ASG publishes Bell Tower petition

RHA survey shows 91.4 percent of students upset with Miami dining By Jack Evans, News Editor As student frustration regarding Miami’s meal plan grows, student governing bodies are responding. Miami Associated Student Government recently published a petition to return Bell Tower Dining Hall to an a la carte dining location in light of increasing student frustration regarding the meal plan. Posted on change.org on Sept. 28, the petition was presented at the Administrative Dining Committee meeting on Sept. 29. “…Bell Tower was not broken and didn’t need to be fixed. We have heard from hundreds of students who feel...

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Trump moves in Uptown

Oxford reacts to field office By Jack Evans, News Editor The Butler County Republican Party opened a Trump field office on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 123 West High Street in Oxford. Packed with glossy blue and white yard signs, neatly-stacked literature and folded t-shirts, the office marks the latest attempt by a national campaign to win the hearts and minds of Miami students and Oxford residents before the Nov. 8 elections. The opening has been met with both praise and condemnation from members of the local community. “The response has been overwhelming so far,” said Scott Lepsky, Butler County...

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