Reflections on a legend

Terence Moore ’78, who majored in business economics and was a sports reporter and editor at The Miami Student during his undergraduate days, started as a professional sports journalist at The Cincinnati Enquirer immediately after he graduated from Miami, and he's been doing the same thing ever since. These days, he also appears on national television and is part of a weekly TV show in Atlanta ...

Experimenting with Mrs. Upham’s Blitz Cake, hoping it won’t fall flat

I love to bake. Cheese Danish, Snickerdoodles, Monkey Bread with two sticks of butter. Yes, real butter. Like many of you, I’m spending more time in the kitchen these days. Eager to grease a cake pan and heat up the oven, I pulled out a recipe that Frances McClure sent me years ago from one of Helen Ball’s cookbooks. Frances and Helen worked together in special collections at Miami’s King Library ...

Historic moment pro players laid down the basketball

There was something sublime and rather glorious about being a member of the Miami University junior varsity basketball team during the 1973-1974 basketball season. I made the team as a walk-on, having handwritten a letter to Darrell Hedric ’55, the varsity coach at the time, letting him know I would soon be arriving on campus. I now chuckle at the chutzpah. My high school basketball career at Franklin Heights High School in Columbus was undistinguished ...