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Jenna Calderón


This Miami duo brings a mix of musical stylings to the basement stage of 1868.

Sharing the stage leads two Miami students to find their own paths

On Tuesday nights, two very different styles of music can be heard emanating from a basement bar on High Street.  Nestled underground on West High Street is Bar 1868, a laid-back lounge with an atmosphere that makes Brick Street’s bustling dance floor seem all the more hectic. The bar has pool tables, biweekly drag shows and, every Tuesday night, live music performed by Miami University seniors Karen Mayet and Zach Vanderink. 


Destination: Staycation

While many of us flocked to our homes and various travel destinations over the lengthy winter break, some folks decided to remain in Oxford. Four of them offered to share a snapshot of their experiences.


Bachelor Hall is no stranger to writers. But last Friday, the writers and their stories were of a spookier variety than normal.

Spooky stories fuel creative minds

The crescent moon hung high as the Halloween spirit carried on into the evening of Nov. 1, when 20 students gathered in the Reading Room of Bachelor Hall to celebrate the holiday in a creative and expressive way. 


Seminar teaches students ‘Howe’ to spark social change

On Saturday, Sept. 28, about 15 Miami students came together at the Howe Writing Center (HWC) for a workshop titled “Writing for Social Action: Local Issues, Local Practices.” There, they met and worked with professionals in writing and rhetoric to improve their writing skills and knowledge on local social action issues. They also learned how to meet their own personal social justice goals.