Briah Lumpkins is a senior journalism and sociology double major from Toledo, OH. She joined TMS her first weekend on campus and fell more in love with journalism with every story she wrote.
She’s had the opportunity to intern at two of Ohio’s largest newspapers, The Columbus Dispatch and The Cincinnati Enquirer, where she’s learned from some of the best journalists statewide and uncovered stories important to the communities she served.
After college, she hopes to be a full time features or investigative reporter. Briah wears many hats at TMS. In addition to Managing Editor, she is also the recruitment chair and co-social chair.
Briah loves connecting with the staff and is excited for the school year!
Jazmine Sullivan dropped the deluxe version of her critically-acclaimed album “Heaux Tales” a year after its initial release.
"Winter Break Pop Culture Round-Up" is the 12th episode of The Miami Student's entertainment podcast, Pop Culture Convos. This week, entertainment editor David Kwiatkowski is joined by EIC Tim Carlin and managing editor Briah Lumpkins to discuss all the media they consumed over winter break.
When I turn on the TV, I don’t want to be constantly reminded of the unfair treatment I can — and do — experience every day. It seems as though Hollywood is sending a message that Black creativity can only be accepted if it is focused on our struggle and oppression.
Although Miami University has mandated masks to be worn indoors on campus, student organizations will have more opportunities to meet in person this semester.
"Black artistry in the award show circuit" is the 4th episode of The Miami Student's entertainment podcast, Pop Culture Convos In honor of Black History Month, Pop Culture Convos host David Kwiatkowski sits down with campus & community editor Briah Lumpkins to discuss Black artistry in the award show circuit.
After six years of radio silence, one of the most soulful voices in R&B, Jazmine Sullivan, released her latest EP, “Heaux Tales.” Through its eight songs and six ‘tales,’ interludes from Sullivan’s friends and family, she delivers a strong project about love, heartache and, yes, sex.
Before the majority of the students came back to campus for the start of the spring semester, there were a few who returned to Miami early. Although COVID-19 provided record-low resident attendance during the winter term, resident assistants (RAs) made the best of the experience.