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Duard Headley

Miami music on a national stage: MUSO and Miss Ohio team up

Amid the bright lights and dazzling dresses of the Miss America pageant, each contestant showcased a unique talent. Miss Missouri twirled a sparkling baton, Miss Oklahoma strutted her stuff with a jazzy dance number and the pageant’s winner, Camille Schrier from Virginia, blasted colorful foam from giant glass beakers in an extravagant experiment.  Caroline Grace Williams, Miss Ohio and a Miami University alumna and current employee, brought a piece of Miami into the talent portion of her performance. 

Encounters: Small Town Blues

  Starting his first year at Miami, Matt was stepping into tradition. A third-generation Miamian, he felt he was entering the annals of his family history. His father loved this place. His mother did, too. His grandfather couldn’t stop talking about it. Matt hated Miami. 

Beans, bears, bewildering improv: Sketched Out takes Chicago

This fall break I got to live out everyone’s wildest dream: I piled into a large, white van with nine other college comedians and drove through some of America’s flattest, most corn-infested farmlands. That’s right, Sketched Out Improv was headed to Chicago. 

Parkland survivors tackle activism, guns, politics

Hundreds of people filed through a pair of metal detectors into Hall Auditorium last night, entering a venue peppered with about a dozen armed officers, in what University Lecture Series organizers described as one of the most secure events Hall has ever hosted.