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Taylor Stumbaugh






Students celebrate the first night of Hanukkah.

Exam week doesn’t stop Hanukkah celebrations

This year, Miami University’s finals week overlapped with Hanukkah, leaving students to celebrate on campus and not with their families. The Jewish holiday started the night of Dec. 7 and spans eight days, ending on Dec. 15, the last day of exams. 




Jack and Amanda enjoyed their time Uptown for their date.

Miami … Merged: ‘Zero expectations’

At 11 a.m. on a cold, drizzly Saturday morning, Amanda and Jack went on their first date at the Oxford farmers’ market. They spent the morning and early afternoon drinking apple cider and buying stickers and croissants at different booths while walking around.


Miami … Merged: ‘No boring moments’

When Katie, a sophomore nursing major, signed up for “Miami … Merged,” her expectations weren’t high. She just wanted to have fun and meet new people. After not going on a real date since high school, she was ready to get back out there.