Author: Emily Williams

Women’s March, Washington, D.C.

The Miami Student‘s Photo Editor, Ryan Terhune, traveled to Washington, D.C. for the Women’s March on Washington. Just the D.C. march, which took place the day after President Trump’s inauguration, drew upwards of 500,000 people. At least 673 other “sister marches” took place the same day in cities all over the...

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Daryl Baldwin to speak at graduation

Daryl Baldwin, director of Miami University’s Myaamia Center and 2016 MacArthur fellow, will give the commencement address for Miami’s 2017 graduating class. Baldwin was chosen by a committee of students, faculty and staff members from Miami’s Oxford and regional campuses. The university’s president, Greg Crawford, announced their selection while in Miami, Okla., where he was participating in the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma’s annual Winter Gathering and Stomp Dance. Crawford shared the news with Baldwin’s family and fellow tribal members at the home of Douglas Lankford, chief of the Miami Tribe, in Miami. “I was so pleased that we could...

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Miami University to Miami, Oklahoma

Crawfords participate in Miami Tribe’s annual Winter Gathering On Friday morning, Miami University’s president and ambassador, Greg and Renate Crawford, boarded the university’s plane, bound for another Miami — Miami, Okla. (pronounced my-am-uh), a small town of about 14,000 residents along the historic Route 66 and the national headquarters of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma. This weekend marked the Crawford’s first visit to the tribe’s headquarters. About 50 Miami students, faculty and staff members also made the trip southwest to join the tribe for their annual Winter Gathering and Stomp Dance. For over 40 years, Miami University and the...

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Students and faculty show ‘fierce love’ for Miami with fliers

“We LOVE you and we HONOR you, and we defend your right to be here. In our difference is our strength.” “No matter where you are from, we’re glad you’re our neighbor.” “Students of color, students of any gender, international students, first generation students, gay, lesbian and queer students, survivors of sexual assault, students of any religion, students with disabilities, undocumented students, you are welcome here. You are an invaluable part of the Miami community. I make a commitment to building an inclusive, supportive space where you can thrive.” These were just some of the messages shared at the...

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White nationalist fliers posted at MU

By Emily Williams, Managing Editor Fliers with anti-immigrant and white supremacist messages were found posted in academic buildings on Miami’s campus on Monday. The logo of Miami University’s College Republicans was printed on the bottom right corner of the fliers. The student organization issued a statement Monday that the MU College Republicans are not affiliated with the fliers, nor did the organization give anyone permission to use their logo. “We unify with our classmates on the other side of the aisle, and raise our voices to make this declaration perfectly clear: the views presented on these fliers have absolutely no...

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