This is a nonpartisan publication. Like a crucible, this forum will be a fusion of different cultural backgrounds. This forum will be a vessel for addressing societal ills on Miami University’s campus. The Crucible will melt the social, economic and political issues of multicultural student together to unite as one voice. This publication will shine light on the issues affecting multicultural students at Miami University. This publication is a forum where students can express themselves openly. This magazine will record, review and debate the happenings and movements that affect the Miami student. This publication will be the canvass upon which multicultural students display their creativity – be it art, music, stories, photography, or literary expressions.