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Riley Crabtree


Students need help and homework is the answer

Assignments, especially the reading and homework students are asked to complete, are the dread of many college students. No one jumps at the chance to read a 10-page PDF of Socrates’ writings or to complete three hours’ worth of online math equations a week. 



What I wish I knew as a first-year at Miami

Coming into your first year of college is one of the hardest moments for anybody to experience. Whether you’re a first-generation college student or you’ve had family members attend before, it’s a challenge to navigate adulthood and start at a brand new school. 


Seniors take photos around campus in preparation for graduation in a couple of weeks.

Four years later, Miami’s first class impacted by COVID-19 is ready to graduate

For many students at Miami University, it’s easy to recount the trials that came with the COVID-19 pandemic: physical distancing, masks and contact tracing. Usually students just beginning their college years associate the time with freedom, new friends and social experiences they’ll always remember. Unfortunately, for many current Miami seniors, their experience was not what they expected.




The performance opened with a flag ceremony. More than 20 students marched dressed in the traditional garb of a country and bearing its flag.

Fusion showcases Asian American talent at Miami

The Asian American Association hosted their largest event of the year on Feb. 25. Hall Auditorium was filled with eager friends, family and other Miami University students there to experience one of the largest cultural events on campus.




Riley Crabtree poses next to the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree. While it wasn't what she was expecting, it was still a memorable part of her trip.

Christmas in the Big Apple

New York City. It’s a pretty common travel location. The bright lights, the art and culture, it’s enough to attract tourists by the thousands every year. This winter, I too was attracted by the allure of “The Big Apple” and decided to visit the city over break.