Written by Kirby Davis “Moonlight” is not easy to watch. Most Best Picture Winners aren’t. “Moonlight” joined the illustrious ranks of films like “Schindler’s List,” “12 Years a Slave” and, most recently, “Spotlight” when it was bestowed the Academy Awards’ top honor on Feb. 26. It’s definitely harder to watch than the film that was first… Read More “Moonlight”

Chinese New Year’s Gala

Hosted by the Confucius Institute and the Chinese American Cultural Association, the Chinese New Year’s Gala helped students to ring in the Year of the Rooster in Hall Auditorium. The event included singers, dancers, traditional music, and even a visit from two performers from the Peking Opera Company. Photos by Renee Farrell    

Portrait of a Man at Desk; or, A Poet Contemplating

Written by Delaney Heisterkamp Dr. cris cheek (intentionally uncapitalized) is not a to-do-list type of person. He didn’t plan on being here, in this office of the neo-Georgian red-brick housing Miami University’s English Department, nor teaching poetry at a university 3,944 miles away from his birthplace—though he suspects London will always be hardwired into his… Read More Portrait of a Man at Desk; or, A Poet Contemplating