Uptown Park bustled with students, alumni and Oxford families as the Homecoming Huddle began. This new evolution of the traditional Homecoming Parade appeared to be a success among Miami fans.
A neon crowd of girls stand in a black-lit room, yelling to each other over the pounding bass of the dance music. It could almost be a typical scene from a Friday girls' night Uptown. There will be dancing, maybe even a punch or two thrown. But it's 8 p.m. on Thursday night, and they're not at Brick Street, New Bar or anywhere else Uptown.
For Miami students who are looking for some new music to add to their summer playlists, Redhawk Radio is offering a solution. This Wednesday, Redhawk Radio will be hosting a free spring concert featuring the bands Argonaut & Wasp and Cross Country. The concert will run from 8-11 p.m. in the Armstrong Student Center in Pavilion C.
As the bright, swirling Technicolor background lit up Hall Auditorium, the audience was instantly pulled in. Dancers in long, medieval gowns began to twirl from behind the curtains until they were interrupted by a young man in full 1970s hippie garb, carrying a boombox playing "Stayin' Alive"
The steering committee of Miami University's JANUS Forum will host two speakers who will discuss the mounting conflict between the #blacklivesmatter and #bluelivesmatter movements at 6 p.m. this Thursday in the Farmer School of Business's Taylor Auditorium.
"One thing we all have in our lives is creativity," Dr. Elizabeth Lokon told the gathered crowd at the Oxford Community Arts Center last Friday. This is the key principle that drove her to start the Opening Minds through Art (OMA) program at Miami back in 2007. Through OMA, Miami students work with those who suffer from dementia in and around Oxford, allowing these patients to become artists.
From Broadway to high school theatre productions to a feature film starring Johnny Depp, the musical "Sweeney Todd" has taken on many different forms. At Miami, the student theatre group Stage Left will perform the musical on Thursday night.
The sky was gray on Saturday morning. Wind tugged at the black and blue shirts of the group that stood outside Millett Hall, huddled together against the cold. Katie Harris stood in front of dozens of students and community members and thanked them for being there and supporting her cause, Jane Doe No More.
Hall Auditorium will soon resonate with the sounds of masterfully composed music. As a part of the Performing Arts Series, Louis Langree and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will be performing at 7:30 p.m on Friday. This marks the first time in 20 years that the CSO will perform at Miami.
The Hueston Woods State Nature Preserve comprises 200 acres of beech and maple trees that have never been cut down. Since Matthew Hueston bought the land in 1797 and fell in love with the area and with the production of maple syrup, it has been preserved and protected, and it now represents the largest mature beech maple forest in Ohio.
Miami University's theatre scene was alive and well this past week thanks to the Independent Artist Series that took place around campus.
From the decorations in gold, purple and green, to the lively music that filled the room, to the ornate glittering costumes, the Center for American and World Cultures' A Carnival of Flavors showcased the energy and enthusiasm of the holiday, Carnival.
Last Friday, the Art Museum Student Organization held its annual student reception at the Miami Art Museum with the theme of "Steampunk Night At The Museum." The event was designed to encourage students to tour the museum. This year, AMSO partnered with Late Night Miami and MAP to offer alternative activities to underclassmen.
Messages of love and acceptance were abundant in Oxford last week as the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA) passed through.
With fluorescent pink hair and a matching shade of lipstick, Alice Bag is not your conventional chicana woman in her 50s. She was born in east Los Angeles in 1958, and was the lead singer in The Bags, a punk band formed in the mid 1970s.