‘Trump: An American Dream’ reveals the dangers of chasing wealth

Netflix’s new series, “Trump: An American Dream,” narrates the character development of our current president. It unravels Trump’s ascension in the business world through sketchy deals with local politicians, his accumulation of wealth and his short-lived downfall through foolhardy deals. All of this leads to the crescendo of him announcing his bid for the White House in Trump Tower. Interviews with those from Trump’s past (his chauffeurs, friends and former employees) reveal an intimate portrait of the man behind the catchphrase: “You’re fired!”

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The only baseball preview you need this season

The doldrums endured in the harsh winter months by baseball fans were hardly warmed by a Hot Stove this offseason. This free agent market was closer in consistency to collusion-riddled molasses than the quick flowing open-market that us baseball fans are accustomed to following.

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Local women are sorry

Almost every female Miami University student reports that they are sorry. Not for anything in particular, most of them were quick to clarify — just in general.

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Can music continue our emotional education?

A few days before we left for break, Miami University’s Symphony Orchestra put on “The Two Titans,” a powerful concert presenting both Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Mahler’s Symphony No. 1, “Titan.” As I looked around me in Hall Auditorium during that concert, I saw hundreds concentrating on Beethoven’s abrupt harmonic shifts and Mahler’s magnificent symphonic form. Not everyone was enraptured — in fact, I spotted several slumped heads sleeping through the heavenly performance.

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