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Behind the Brick — Episode 4: We're Not in Texas Anymore

"We're Not in Texas Anymore" is the fourth episode of The Miami Student's podcast, Behind the Brick, which is released on Fridays every two weeks. The inspiration behind the series is to explore unfiltered parts of life at Miami University that aren’t so glamorous — the slices of college life that can't be scrolled by on Instagram or showcased through Snapchat stories.

In this episode your host, Julia Plant, talks with senior Maggie McIlroy about her experiences as a transfer student at Miami, who spent her freshman year in Dallas, Texas at Southern Methodist University. Maggie struggled her freshman year at SMU, but didn't find that the transition to Miami was much of a walk in the park either. Maggie and Julia talk about about navigating Greek life and mental health, specifically focusing on the importance of finding helpful coping mechanisms, like yoga.

This podcast was produced and edited by Julia Plant, with supervising production by Ceili Doyle, narration by Julia Plant and music from YouTube's FreeMusic channel.