By Joey Hart, Asst. Editorial Editor Jared Krauser, political science major, says he regularly leaves his laptop open with Politico articles on the screen to show other students that he knows about politics. Krauser, a sophomore, explains that he usually does this in general education classes so that other students know he is majoring in political science. He says he even leaves open videos on occasion to ensure that passersby notice what he has been browsing. “Yeah, it’s pretty cool that everyone is paying attention to politics right now because there’s an election,” Krauser says. “But I just want...Read More
By Joey Hart, Asst. Editorial Editor Miami Redhawk mascot Swoop was put down late Wednesday afternoon after veterinarians determined his quality of life was severely hampered by a broken wing. The bird, which had served as Miami’s mascot for nine years, broke his wing last week throwing out T-shirts at a hockey game. Once veterinarians determined that there was no hope for recovery, he was fed a mixture of bird seed and strychnine and passed away about twenty minutes later. Sarah Plume, Swoop’s trainer and handler, said she was “deeply upset” to see him go. “Everyone who came into...Read More
By Joey Hart, Asst. Editorial Editor Albert Einstein was born in Germany on March 14, 1879. He was a world renowned physicist who revolutionized the physics world with his theories on special and general relativity and won a Nobel Prize in 1921 for his discovery of the photoelectric effect. He was a pacifist, a United States immigrant and he married his own cousin, but most of us know him as the face of all things science. So, when someone calls you “Einstein,” that’s a good thing, right? Probably not. In fact, I’m betting that the last time you heard...Read More
By Joey Hart, Asst. Editorial Editor Junior Gregory Smithers says that he loves seeing the confused looks on people’s faces when he tells them that he has never eaten at Bagel & Deli during his time at Miami. “Yeah, Bagel and Deli is a pretty popular restaurant around this community,” Smithers says, “so I just love seeing how people react when I tell them that I’ve never ordered anything there.” Smithers says that he regularly brings up the fact that he hasn’t eaten at the popular restaurant during social hangouts, classes and parties. “I especially like telling people as...Read More
Joey Hart, Asst. Opinion Editor Sean Ables, representative from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, stated in a press release Wednesday that Oxford locals and Miami students alike should watch for migrating herds of freshmen travelling Uptown. Ables said that now is prime season for freshmen, who are also known by the Latin name “Firstus Yearus.” He explained that generally, this species can be seen in large flocks of 10 to 12 individuals, all of the same sex. These separate groups then comingle, in Uptown establishments where the courting ritual begins. Ables noted that with mating season right around...Read More
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