Oxford Observer

A True Tale of Sexual Harrassment

Sarah Siff

October 12, 2018

I’m an average 42-year-old woman. Something happened to me two years ago that I’d like to tell you about. It was a few days before the 2016 election. I was away from my family on a two-week research trip to California. I didn’...

These shirts, photographed on campus last week, were included in the annual <a href=\Clothesline Project that encourages awareness and discussion about sexual assault. Photos courtesy of Sophie Thompson" />

Crisis Center Workers Say Sexual Assault Services Are in Greater Demand Lately

October 12, 2018

Cell Users Can Get Informed Emergency Response with Smart911

Peyton Gigante

September 28, 2018

Call 911 from a landline and the operator knows where you are. Call from a cellphone and the operator won’t know right away who or where you are. Smart911 aims to fix that.Smart911, now available in Butler County, is an app that allows you to build a profile the e...

Talawanda Implements New Safety Measures

Halie Barger

September 14, 2018

If your children come home from school talking about Alice, they won’t be referring to a new classmate.Talawanda School District students will be trained in A.L.I.C.E., which stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate,...

Bike Boxes Painted on Pavement to Improve Safety

Julia Arwine

September 7, 2018

The installation of painted bike boxes on the pavement at two intersections on Locust Street is the newest development in a long-term plan to make alternative transportation more viable in Oxford.The green boxes are painted a...

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