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Emily Williams

Experiencing 'Dead Season' in Northern Michigan

If you look up Good Old Books online, you'll find that the Leland, Michigan, used and rare bookstore is only open from mid-May to mid-October. But if, on a cold winter afternoon, you walk up to a gray-blue, bi-level home with an "OLD, RARE BOOKS" sign posted in the yard, you'll find a note signed by George and Mary Ball.

The Bee's Knees: The Prohibition-era classic cocktail

When the phrase "the bee's knees" was coined -- more than a century before this cocktail's invention -- it referred to something small or insignificant. By the 1920s, however, the phase joined the company of several other zoological expressions meaning "the best" (see also: the cat's pajamas, the eel's ankle, the capybara's spats).

Miami Student hosting public safety forum

The Miami Student will host a public forum, "City Matters," at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 21 in Wilks Theater to discuss issues and possible solutions for the city's health and safety challenges.

The grounds behind the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma's council house.

Miami Tribe steps forward in stomp dance

MIAMI, Oklahoma -- At the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma's Winter Gathering on Saturday, Jan. 27, Jarrid Baldwin and George Ironstrack -- both Miami Tribe members, Miami University alums and Myaamia Center staff -- led its annual stomp dance.