After graduating from Miami University in May, Holly West wasn’t sure what kind of job she’d get. She certainly wasn’t expecting it to be spooky. She has been working as an actress in a Halloween show at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio since September. In the show, called “Midnight Syndicate: Creatures of Darkness,” West plays a mannequin that comes to life.
Colby Taylor has had a busy few months. The first-year music education major has been working since July to start a nonprofit organization with the help of just a few friends. The organization, called Prism Marching Arts, aims to give special needs students an opportunity to learn to play an instrument and perform in a marching band.
Boxes of arrows and a pile of archery bows rest on a bench as Archery Club President Justice Hubbard greets the people arriving to the band practice field. Veteran archers and new club members gather to send arrows flying across the field during the club's Saturday practice.
Three hours of chemistry homework might be a typical afternoon for a STEM major, while three hours of rehearsal is the usual for a music performance major. But for Grace Draw, who chose to double major in both music performance and a STEM field, managing her musical schedule and schoolwork becomes a juggling act.