Written by Sam Keeling There’s no question that 2016 was a rough year. From tragic deaths of icons from practically every field to national crises, international catastrophes and a presidential election-turned-media-circus, there is a lot we’re ready to move on from in the new year. On the bright side, 2016 happened to be one of the… Read More Year in Review: Best Albums of 2016
Written by Hannah Meibers Miami University has a long history with Native Americans, taking its name from the tribe that used to live in the area and now resides in Oklahoma. While today the relationship between the school and the tribe is cooperative, it was not always that way. The university reached out to the… Read More Native American Students at Miami Rediscover Their Roots
Written by Sam Keeling Song sampling is at the heart of hip hop. In the early days of the genre, when it was still largely live music that hadn’t yet found recording success, DJs would scour funk, R&B and soul records for interesting instrumental breaks in the music. Once they found a catchy one, they… Read More 5 Samples that Completely Change the Original Song
Written by Tori Levy I went to high school with an immense amount of students (4,000 to be exact). And trust me, I was never the student who got a 36 on their ACT or participated in multiple varsity sports. However, I did find my way by volunteering every week at a different organization through… Read More Oxford Community Dinner Gives Chance to Give Back
Written by Graham von Carlowitz I work as the sole German tutor for my university. I do think I am qualified for the job, but always in the back of my mind during my sessions is the idea that no one else applied. “They were forced to select me,” I think to myself. “I’m the… Read More Has it Happened Again?
Written by Angela Day On Friday, November 25, I celebrated my first Thanksgiving away from home and my first Thanksgiving in China. In order to stave off the homesickness that settled over us at the start of the holiday season, the 40 students in my program all worked together to make an enormous feast. With… Read More 25 Things I Learned Having Thanksgiving Abroad
Written by Laura Fitzgerald Going home for a week over Thanksgiving means something different to each student — it’s a time to reconnect with family and enjoy the comforts of home, but also a time to navigate family tensions, romantic relationships and the passage of time. Junior Gabrielle Fernandez went home to St. Louis. Sifting… Read More The Many Shades of Thanksgiving Break