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Miami groundskeeper gives students a place to call home

(05/07/19 9:00am)

The frequent April showers that have sprinkled the grounds of Miami University's campus time and again have finally brought along the cheerful colors of the May flowers that are on proud display. In front of Pearson Hall, tulips of red and yellow sway in the breeze, while pink petals drift gently down from the cherry trees outside of Armstrong. The trees and lawns of Miami grow a verdant green seemingly everywhere.



A 'round the clock' relay for a cause

(04/09/19 9:00am)

For 12 hours straight beginning last Friday night through Saturday morning, Goggin Ice Center bustled with activity and color. Balloon arches of pink and white hung over the doorways, a bright yellow and black inflatable slide sat invitingly on the outside lawn, and booths and tables of all colors filled the chilly hallways, wreathing the center ice rink. Decked in leotards of deep, sparkling blue, figure skaters twirled and leapt across the frozen rink while therapy dogs in bright red vests happily wagged their tails from the floor above.






Student organizations get back into the swing this spring

(01/29/19 10:00am)

Miami's winter break is long, longer than the breaks most major universities in Ohio give. As the days of the month-and-a-half long holiday tick by, it's easy to settle into new routines at home or abroad. Whether engaged in arctic activities, relaxing by a roaring fire or jetting off to various locales around the world, many Miamians leave Oxford mentally as well as physically for six weeks.







Taking center stage: The thrills of a theatre major's first week

(09/11/18 9:00am)

The hum of cicadas cuts through the late-summer heat as the sun drops lazily below the horizon, marking the end to another blistering day. As the light fades from the sky and students meander back to their houses and dorms, classrooms and laboratories become vacant -- all except for the Center for Performing Arts.