"Second semester senior year, I mean... it truly just feels like I'm still a freshman at Miami. It's gone by so fast"
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.
Audrey loved podcasts. I often thought she loved them more than I did -- and I was the one leading the independent study in podcasting. Her eyes always lit up when we discussed certain episodes or storytelling techniques during class, and she had a good voice for audio.
When Briah Lumpkins arrived home from her first party of "Halloweekend," she was reeling from a mix of emotions. She was happy to have enjoyed the party, relieved to be inside, away from the crisp October night, but most of all, she was ready to get out of her costume and jump into her warm bed.