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Gina Roth

Ways to stress less this exam season

For college students around the country, exam season is one of the most stressful times of year. Between studying, papers and packing for the semester, things can be tense. Luckily, Miami University offers plenty of ways students can engage in activities to help them distress. 

Oxford offers several sustainable and cheap clothing options.

Second-Hand clothing in Oxford: Exploring Oxford’s thrift stores

For second-hand clothing and fabric options, Oxford prides itself on two locations unique to Oxford, on top of the commonly-found chain Goodwill. Thread Up Oxford and Uptown Threads support local, second-hand sales with good prices for distinctive finds. Although all of these stores fall within a one-mile radius of each other, many students aren’t aware of the options.

Not everybody's Thanksgiving are the same. Gina Roth's Thanksgiving often consists of 80 people.

80 people and pink stuff: A not-so-typical Thanksgiving

I never considered my mom’s side of the family, the Logans, as unconventional. I never thought  Thanksgiving with the Logans was strange.  When I was little, all I cared about at dinner was scarfing down pink stuff — a whipped cream, strawberry and jello concoction created in the depths of the Midwest — and playing Guitar Hero on my cousin’s PlayStation.