Oxford Observer

Observer Supporter Is a Citizen of the Year

By Halie Barger

January 11, 2019

John Skillings, a retired provost at Miami University who helped create the Oxford Observer, is one of five people named an Oxford Citizen of the Year earlier this month.As a member of the Oxford Community Foundation, Skillings urg...

Editorial: The Observer’s First Semester Ends Today

By David Wells

December 7, 2018

Today’s edition of the Oxford Observer closes out our first semester of operation.The Observer, with stories covering life in Oxford that are reported, written and edited by students, faculty and staff from Miami’s Departme...

Figo the K9

November 9, 2018

Figo the K9

November 9, 2018

Caroline Scott Harrison, a First Lady from Oxford, Returns Home in Bronze

By Lauren Snyder

October 12, 2018

On Oct. 14, Caroline Scott Harrison officially comes back to Oxford, when a life-size bronze statue of the 23rd first lady of the United States is unveiled in the gardens behind the Oxford Community Arts Center. But in a sens...

Betty Hawley Brookbank, 94, Remembered

By Halie Barger

September 28, 2018

Paulette Novak described her mother, Betty Hawley Brookbank, as a woman who loved to help other people. Brookbank, 94, died Sunday at The Knolls of Oxford. “She was warm and caring and loved to help out when she could,” N...

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