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Miami senior and recent grad drown in Kentucky lake

Miami University Hamilton rising senior Guan Lian and recent graduate Yanqi Xing both drowned in Jamestown, Ky., last weekend. Interim Director of University News and Communications Carole Johnson confirmed the identities and deaths of both men in an email to The Miami Student.




Our news editor and opinion editor consider whether or not Mr. Big was even worth wondering about.

And I couldn’t help but wonder: were Carrie and Big toxic, or just passionate?

News Editor Tim Carlin and Opinion Editor Rebecca Wolff discuss their thoughts on Carrie and Big’s relationship in Sex and the City. This conversation was edited for clarity.  Tim: So why are we on the phone today? Rebecca: We are discussing whether or not Carrie and Big’s relationship in Sex and the City deserves to be the central relationship ... because it was toxic.


Coronavirus questions: the answers we have now

With the constant barrage of novel coronavirus news updates, it can be hard to stay informed. Here’s a list of some important coronavirus related questions The Miami Student has answered over the past month:



Governor Mike DeWine enacted a state-wide stay-at-home order at Sunday's press conference. The order goes into effect at 11:59 p.m. on Monday.

DeWine announces state-wide stay-at-home order

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced a state-wide stay-at-home order which will go into effect at 11:59 p.m. Monday night and end on April 6. The new order comes after DeWine’s multiple attempts over the past week to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus through other executive orders such as the closure of restaurants and bars and banning gatherings of more than 50 people. 


One year later: Delts hazing survivor tells his story

Laura Perino awoke to a barrage of text messages on Sunday, March 17, 2019 — one year ago today. The messages were from her son Tyler’s girlfriend. As her eyes began to focus on the bright screen, words began jumping out in her mind: hospital, police, he’s okay.  A feeling of panic washed over her. She would later find out that her son was hospitalized with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.231 — three times over the legal limit — after being violently assaulted at his fraternity’s big/little brother reveal event.


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