Ben Blanchard, Sports Editor Last weekend, desperate for its first win since late October, the Miami University hockey team (3-8-4 overall, 0-4-2 NCHC) seemed on the verge of breaking its seven-game winless skid. Leading Cornell 2-0 late in the second period Friday, the ‘Hawks seemed to be well on their way to victory. Four periods later, however, MU was swept by the Big Red, both losses (Friday 4-3 and Saturday 2-1) coming by agonizing one-goal margins. “We’ve had some close games,” sophomore forward Josh Melnick said. “I think a full 60-minute team game is what we need. Friday’s game,...Read More
By Grace Moody, The Miami Student Nearly 200 years ago, a group of Miami students in the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) received uniforms to go fight in the U.S. Civil War. Together, these students walked to the Oxford train station. From there, they took the train to Cincinnati to split up: some going to the north and some the south. Miami has approximately 8,000 graduates who are military veterans, 2,200 living graduates of the Naval ROTC program and more involved in the current ROTC program. To recognize and honor these veterans – past, present and future – the...Read More
By Sarah Camino, The Miami Student The Miami Associated Student Government (ASG) held its final meeting of the year Thursday, Dec. 8, voting on bills to limit audio and video recording during Senate meetings and to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day. There has always been an implicit understanding of courtesy surrounding audio and video recording, but the bylaws had never clarified the precise nature of this expectation, said Parliamentarian and co-author of the recording bill, Trevor Snyder. Nevertheless, Snyder assured the legislative body that the written permission required by the bill would nearly always be granted. In...Read More
By Anna Bolone, The Miami Student Dear World, the interactive portrait project aimed at uniting people through pictures in a message-on-skin style, came to Miami University on Dec. 8 for portraits and live storytelling. The event is one that interactively approaches reflections such as, “Who am I?” or “Who do I want to be?” and in particular, “How is this seen at Miami University?” The social project started in New Orleans in 2009 and has expanded its platform all around the world. Dear World is touring at colleges and universities such as Miami so that students can consider their...Read More
Coburn Gillies, Assistant Sports Editor For the first time since 2010, the RedHawks (6-6) are going bowling. The Miami University football team received and accepted an invitation to play Mississippi State University (5-7) in the St. Petersburg Bowl at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 26. This will be MU’s ninth bowl appearance in program history as the ‘Hawks look to improve upon their 5-3 mark in postseason play. Mississippi State hails from the West Division of the Southeastern Conference, where it finished sixth. This will be the ‘Hawks’ first matchup against an SEC opponent since falling short, 17-6, on...Read More
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