Get rid of allergies with local honey

By Abbey Gingras // With the return of spring and warm weather means flowers, pollen and — for many — seasonal allergies. Instead of battling those allergies with over the counter medications like Claritin or Zyrtec, get rid of them for good with one simple, healthy product — honey. You see, honey has healing powers…

Losing Our Heritage?

By McKinsey Brewer//   For hundreds of years people have been creating heritage through food. The problem is that with the developing of commercial food, and readily available recipes made for the masses; we may be losing that heritage. When I was a child a few family recipes stuck out to me like my mammaw’s…

MacCracken Market: All it’s cracked up to be?

Alyza Madson// Here on Miami University’s campus, there are a variety of places for students to get meals throughout the day. One of the most popular locations on campus to grab food on the go is the MacCracken market, located in the back of MacCraken Hall in central quad. This market is the largest market…

Better Date Night

By McKinsey Brewer// Ever find yourself at a lost on where to go or what to do in Oxford? Want to make a night special for you and your loved one? I know date night can be hard when the only things that come to mind are movies at Princess theatre, dinner at Kona, or…

Stress Less

By McKinsey Brewer// Stressed about finals? Aren’t we all. “Anxiety disorders are one of the most common mental health problems on college campuses”, according to Anxiety and Depression Association of America. I can’t help you with your finals, but I can help you with ways to relax and get stuff done at the same time….

Think you know Miami?

By McKinsey Brewer Then take a moment to try a quick five question quiz ! I have learned a lot more about Miami while creating this. Miami is one of the oldest public schools in the country with a great reputation. Miami really likes their ghost stories too. For more information regarding the cool history of…

CHEERS TO SUMMER!!

By Bryan Wills// With the winter snow long behind us it is time to look forward to summer! Where I come from we’re known to have many late night bonfires and attend a lot of baseball games and concerts. “There’s not much to do in Dayton so we have to make our own fun sometimes”Calvin…

Four Minute Meal

By Xavier Wellington// Looking at the picture of a can of Kroger brand Albacore Tuna and a bag of microwave, Chicken flavored rice one may think of perhaps a bad joke. I can picture Gordon Ramsay about to explode and tear me a new one if he saw this combo. This is not a joke….

All-natural, Easy and Effective Home Ayurvedic Remedies

By Rasika Rane //   Ayurveda is a traditional technique based on the vedic culture of India originated around 2000-5000 years ago. Ayurveda, in Sanskrit, literally means “the knowledge of longevity”. Ancient yet timeless, it provides various natural medicine, techniques, procedure/process to attain and maintain health and well-being. However, due to modernization, Ayurvedic tradition is…

Worth a try: Butler County Donut Trail

By Abbey Gingras // I first heard about the Butler County Donut Trail from some friends at Miami, and my interest was immediately sparked. A trail made of donuts? A dream come true. Okay, actually donut shops, but never mind the technicalities. So, on assignment for Cincinnati Magazine, I embarked on the trail a few…

Q & A with a La Mia Delivery Man

by Bonnie Meibers// The other night I interviewed my La Mia pizza delivery man. I order La Mia more frequently than I would like to admit. And my friends and I have asked the delivery men to do some pretty odd things (like write a poem on the pizza box or compliment me because I’m…

Authenticity Restaurant Review: La Piñata

By Sarah Knepp// As a Spanish minor, I have taken several foreign language classes during my time so far at Miami. None, though, have captured my attention quite like the class I am in now. SPN 332, or Latin American Popular Culture, has been one of the most informative and interesting classes I’ve taken here,…