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HUMOR

I'm a single lady

Spoiler alert: he dumped me at my sister's wedding where I was the maid of honor and he had a seat with me at the bridal party table. 10/10 would recommend.



CULTURE

Getting Lost on My Way to Class

Before Aug. 18, I thought it would be impossible to get lost on the first day of class — just one more essential college experience the Class of 2024 will never get. I was wrong. 


CULTURE

“Painting the face” online: how a stage makeup class is held virtually

  The class that Lisa Martin-Stuart teaches, THE 151 — Stage Makeup, is just one of many studio art classes that has had to adjust to online learning. Being in a tactile career field like theatre has proved to present many difficulties during this virtual era of learning. Despite that, Martin-Stuart said there have been some surprising positives that came out of hosting the stage makeup class online, such as extra application and research time.




Students must decide whether or not to report others for breaking COVID-19 guidelines to OPD and the university, or keep quiet.
NEWS

To snitch or not to snitch?

Turning in other students to the Oxford Police Department (OPD) or the university, or “snitching,” is becoming more common around Oxford, with the desire to limit the spread of COVID-19 being a driving factor in many of these situations.




NEWS

First-year social lives to be primarily virtual

Miami University will continue to offer most first-year transition and engagement events online through the fall semester. With in-person classes set to begin Sept. 21, the university will enforce social distancing guidelines and other COVID-19 regulations. To that end, campus events designed to integrate first-years into the Miami community will be held virtually.








FOOD

Special delivery: the face behind the food

  With her Release Radar playlist bumping on Spotify, Kayley Harris pulls her brand-new Honda Civic into the McDonald’s drive-thru. When she gets to the window, the employee recognizes her and smiles. Back in her car, she turns the music up, and the cycle continues.  A DoorDasher’s work is never done. 



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