Emily Williams

Outside Oxford: Best bets for Fall Break

Want to do something over Fall Break, but not willing to travel far? Here are four recommendations for things to do and place to go, all an hour or less from campus: BLINK Cincinnati Oct. 12 – 15 7 p.m. – Midnight This weekend, the Queen City will be lit up with one of the largest light, art and projection mapping events in the nation. The four-day event will feature large-scale projection mapping installations, murals, urban artscapes, media light and interactive art. BLINK will span 20 city blocks, from Cincinnati’s Banks to Findlay Market. Better yet, the event is...

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Road Trip Recommendations: Fall Break

Podcast – Pod Save America I swear to you, seemingly endless hours in the car will go by in the blink of an eye with this podcast. Four former aides to president Obama sit around a table with some microphones and hash out the issues plaguing this administration with comedians, journalists, politicians and activists. The conversations are lively, freewheeling, unedited, unfiltered and enlightening. “Pod” comes out twice a week. And you cannot miss an episode. – Angela Hatcher, Opinion Editor Album – Teens of Denial What better for a roadtrip than a band named Car Seat Headrest? But seriously...

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Events this weekend: Oct. 5 – 7

“Drifting” Studio 88 Theatre Thursday, 7:30 – 9 p.m. In this solo performance from William J. Doan, former chair of Miami’s Theatre Department, the audience is taken on a journey into traumatic brain injury, sibling loss and the need to make art. Doan will explore how sounds, smells, images and memories pull us through life. Admission to the performance is free, but seating is limited. Community Square Dance Oxford Community Arts Center Friday, 7:30 – 10 p.m. Sure, you’re probably used to hitting the Brick dance floor on a Friday night to the tune of Top 40 hits, but...

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Trials set for Oxford rape case suspects

Trial dates have been set for two of the three men suspected of raping a 19-year-old woman in Oxford in February. Roger Simpson, 23, will go on trial Jan. 2, 2018 and Elijah Mincy, 21, will go on trial Jan. 23. A trial date for 21-year-old Rodney Gibson II has not been determined. They face a combined 72 charges of rape, sexual battery and kidnapping. The 19-year-old female who was assaulted is not a Miami student, Oxford Police said, and was visiting friends in Oxford on Saturday, Feb. 11. She was at a party with her friends when they...

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Two sexual assaults reported at Miami today, MUPD investigating

Two sexual assaults were reported today, both of which occurred early this morning, Sept. 22, in campus residence halls. A female student was sexually assaulted in an  East Quad residence hall by “one or more males,” according to a safety bulletin released by Miami police this afternoon. Police are seeking three black males in their twenties for questioning. The bulletin included descriptions for the three men: Male #1, approximately 6’3”, about 300 lbs., wearing a red t-shirt and black pants. Male #2, about 5’6”-5’8”, approximately 200 lbs., wearing blue jeans, dark t-shirt, and appears to have a tattoo on...

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