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Taylor Stumbaugh

Gary Speck conducts the Miami University Wind Ensemble. Under his leadership, the ensemble has been invited to the Ohio Music Education Association 10 times and has made seven appearances at the College Band Directors National Association.

How one retiring professor encourages students to follow their musical passions

 For the past 36 years, Gary Speck taught courses in music education and conducted the melodic sounds of clarinets, flutes, trumpets, trombones and different percussion instruments. The melodies floated through the walls of Presser Hall, permanently staining the ears of anyone passing by. However, Speck’s time conducting the Miami University Wind Ensemble is coming to a close. 

The organization "Created Equal" stands outside Armstrong Student Center to advocate their pro-life stance

First Amendment continues to protect Miami students

 College students across America are protesting, rallying and supporting activism movements on their campuses with threats of arrest looming over them. To do these acts of assembly, protesters on college campuses often rely on the First Amendment to support their actions, whether that’s holding up signs or more noticeable acts like encampments or volatile language. 

Shirts were made and pictures were taken for this once-in-a lifetime event.

Uptown Park celebrates the total eclipse with live music and food trucks

As the moon covered the sun on Monday, students, community members and visitors cheered at the sky, reveling in this perplexing event. The last total solar eclipse that could be viewed in Ohio was in 1806, and North America won’t be in “the path of totality” again for another 20 years, with Ohio having to wait until 2099.