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Pop Culture Convos - Mariah Carey: The Queen of Christmas

It's time — Mariah Carey has thawed. The pop-diva’s hit Christmas song, “All I Want for Christmas Is You," has broken several records since its debut in 1994. Why does the world bow down to Mariah Carey every single year? And why has the time of her thawing moved up every year, from early December to Nov. 1?  Today, hosts Maggie Peña, Sean Scott and Reece Hollowell discuss this holiday enigma and Mariah Carey’s legacy.


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Behind the Brick - The international life

In this episode your host, Babs Dwyer, speak with senior, Jason Zhang or JZ, about his personal journey and experiences while studying as an international student from China at Miami! From tips and tricks of studying abroad to JZ’s favorite memories in Oxford.


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Pop Culture Convos - Taylor Swift: The music industry

Taylor Swift shattered records with the release of her tenth studio album, “Midnights.” In an era of music where even big names like Drake and Adele struggle to sell units, how does Swift manage to stay so far ahead of the game?  Today, host Sean Scott is joined by assistant entertainment editor Reece Hollowell and staff writer Chloe Southard as they talk about the present and future of Taylor Swift and the music industry.


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Press Box Thoughts - Episode 29

In this episode, Ted Brennan sits down with Coach Travis Steele of the Miami men’s Basketball team to discuss a season preview of the team and the new direction of Men’s basketball


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Pop Culture Convos - Are runtimes too long?

Movies and television episodes these days seem to be getting longer and longer, with no end in sight. But what’s driving this trend, and what does it mean for consumers? Today, co-hosts Maggie Peña and Sean Scott answer these questions and more with assistant entertainment editor Reece Hollowell.


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Pop Culture Convos - Is Disney stuck in the past?

Each year, Disney hosts D23, its own personal Comic Con to show off upcoming projects and announce new ones. This year, though, it was clear that the company has little room for original works in its future. Today, co-hosts Maggie Peña and Sean Scott are joined by Reece Hollowell and Abbey Elizondo to discuss what Disney’s focus on the past means for the company’s future.


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Press Box Thoughts - Episode 27

In this episode, Ted Brennan sits down with Brian Zapp a Miami baseball player and the first active openly bisexual college baseball player. In this feature piece, Ted and Brian discuss Brian’s journey of how he got to where he is today. 


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Behind the Brick - The sophomore slump

In this episode your new host, Babs Dwyer, introduces herself and talks about the sophomore slump. While Miami loves its freshman, sometimes sophomores feel neglected, and Babs is here to discuss it.


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Pop Culture Convos - "Don't Worry Darling" and the future of Harry Styles

“Don’t Worry Darling” has been one of the most overexposed films in recent memory, with press fueled by the rifts between its director and stars. If no press is bad press, this movie could be huge, but what will that mean for everyone behind it? Today, co-hosts Maggie Peña and Sean Scott talk about how this film’s drama could impact Florence Pugh, Olivia Wilde and Harry Styles, plus what it may mean for the box office.


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Press Box Thoughts - Episode 25

In this episode your host, Ted Brennan catches you up on the Miami fall season, provides updates on a few pro Miami athletes and congratulates the Miami Athletics Hall of Fame class of 2022. 


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Press Box Thoughts - Episode 24

In the first episode of the semester, @TedBrennan15 previews the Miami fall season, and sits down with Miami track and field athlete Elle Miller to learn what life is like for lesser known student athletes.


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Press Box Thoughts - Episode 23

In the final episode of the semester, @TedBrennan15 recaps Miami sports, and sits down with Miami women’s soccer goalie Lauren Parker to talk about her future plans outside of Miami, and what it’s like to be a woman in sport.

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