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Finding nature in Wisconsin

Earlier this week, I found myself sitting at a talk by James Edward Mills, a self-proclaimed adventure journalist.I had no idea what an adventure journalist was, in fact, I was only at the talk because my class was hosting him and I was required to

Hidden microphones betray community trust

The hate emails are coming in, folks; the blogs rippling with distortion and invective.  And for your reading pleasure, don’t forget to check out the comments sections, where you’ll find the straight up personal attacks and veiled threats.  I’ve often lamented the stupid cruelty that

American Health Care Act poised in negatively impact millions

The American Health Care Act, lately termed Trumpcare, technically falls under the category of a health care initiative. However, it seems to be moreso an act against health care, more specifically against former President Barack Obama. Trumpcare is “Obamacare lite,” which means that some of

The importance of O.J. Simpson

It has been 10 years since O.J. Simpson was arrested for armed robbery and kidnapping in Las Vegas. It has been more than 20 years since Simpson was acquitted of the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman. And it

Pope Francis strives to be progressive

During morning Mass at Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis made a statement which has stirred up some controversy. He said that it is better to be atheist than to be a bad Christian. This has stirred up some angry feelings from many politicians and businesspeople,

Beware the return of Milo

In the span of 96 hours, right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos became the ultimate embodiment of Icarus, flying too close to the sun — virtually skimming it, within this metaphor — before disintegrating before our very eyes. Within that four day timespan, Yiannopoulos had a chummy appearance on Bill