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Longtime music journalist and historian Larry Nager is returning to Cincinnati to speak at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County as part of Miami Regionals Appalachian Studies project. 

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The Miami University Symphony Orchestra opened its centennial season earlier this school year with what many consider to be one of the most important pieces in history, Beethoven's Eroica - Symphony No. 3. The orchestra closes the year Thursday night with something a bit more modern, and certainly unusual.

Arcade Variations is an original work celebrating video games.

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The number of women who edit the popular open-source website Wikipedia is much lower than you might think. A Miami University edit-a-thon seeks to change that by teaching female students and staff how to contribute to the site.

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"Alarming" is how Miami University officials describe the hospitalization of 21 students this weekend for alcohol abuse.

The ambulance runs started when a self-imposed moratorium by sororities and fraternities on alcohol events expired Thursday following  "rush," or the recruitment of new pledges.

University spokeswoman Claire Wagner says President Gregory Crawford had about 50-55 sorority and fraternity presidents at his home Friday to talk about the problem. He has also asked student leaders, faculty and staff for input about what else to do.

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The White House administration's travel and immigration ban is alarming colleges and universities in Greater Cincinnati and beyond.

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Coffee, one of the top traded commodities worldwide, is especially important as an export crop to developing countries, where 90 percent of the word's coffee production takes place.

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The number of multiracial Americans is growing three times faster than the country’s population, according to the Pew Research Center. Seven percent of the U.S. population is considered multiracial. 

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According to the Pew Research Center, adults 18-34 living with their parents is the most common living arrangement for the first time in the modern era. 

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Miami University's football team is heading to its first bowl game since 2010. The RedHawks take on Mississippi State Dec. 26 at the St. Petersburg Bowl in Florida.

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The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio says Miami University has agreed to make sure technologies on all of its campuses are accessible to students with disabilities. Ben Glassman says the agreement comes after Miami was accused of not being compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Miami University professor Daryl Baldwin is a 2016 MacArthur Fellow, more commonly known as a 'genius grant' recipient. Baldwin is Director of Miami's Myaamia Center and a leader in Native American language and cultural revitalization.

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According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, one in five women and one in 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college. These cases frequently make headlines, such as the recent case of Brock Turner at Stanford University, whose short sentence of six months for sexual assault sparked outrage.

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Miami University honored outgoing president David Hodge Friday. During its regular meeting Friday morning the board of trustees recognized Hodge for his ten years of service. He's retiring at the end of the month.

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It’'s every kid’'s dream come true: a study by the American Psychological Association shows that video games may provide learning, health and even social benefits. 

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Last month, President Obama's oldest daughter, Malia, announced she plans to take a year off between graduating high school and starting her studies at Harvard.

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