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Duard Headley


Conquering Quarantine: A 2020 survival guide

  This time of chaos and quarantine is a difficult one for many. That's why it’s important now more than ever to continue to find ways to relax, unwind and decompress. So here’s another Miami Student survival guide: quarantine edition. This one might be a bit more necessary than either of my previous guides, so here’s to hoping it’s helpful, even if only a little. 



Starbucks regulars: the consistent quest for caffeine

Coffee is a powerful beverage. Like a warm, devious siren, its call beckons countless individuals with an aromatic allure. Some can resist the temptation, indulging in the drink only infrequently, if ever. Others are less stalwart, succumbing to the summons with regularity. 




Sustainable together: MU climate groups unify efforts

There are over a dozen groups with an environmental focus at the university, and until recently, they had little in the way of contact or communication with one another. With so many organizations overlapping one another, effort was wasted and potential members for each club slipped through the cracks. Members of the groups were left wondering if there was a better way to coordinate their efforts.


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.