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I no longer believe in civil discourse about race

There were many moments in my life when I objected to the way a minority group behaved or protested. I had been taught that the good and noble people who committed civil disobedience did it with complete respect and without violence. I was taught about MLK and Gandhi and Rosa Parks, noble heroes who refused

The U.S. Does Not Care About The Syrian People

On April 6, 2017, Donald Trump ordered 59 cruise missiles on Syria’s Shayrat air base. In his address to the public, Trump used language that rationalized the air strikes based on humanitarian issues. In regard to the chemical agents used against the Syrian people, he state: “no child of God should ever suffer such horror.”He

Staff Editorial: Don’t forget about Appleton

The results of Tuesday’s election are a disaster for our nation, for our communities and for our friends. Gay marriage, abortion, immigration reform, healthcare, Syrian refugees, guns—we took our three steps forward and now, thanks to The Donald, we have been shoved thirty back. Community gatherings this week have been a beacon of hope. Student

President Trump, what about President Pence?

Donald Trump’s rhetoric is disgusting. His blatantly racist, sexist, transphobic and bigoted statements garnered international media attention. But at heart, he is no more than a shrewd businessman capitalizing on the fears of Americans. He will not last the full term in the office. So get ready for President Mike Pence. Hopefully, the American people

Spoerl lecture informs about wildlife conservation and public health

On the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 26, Kevin J. Olival, Associate Vice President for Research at EcoHealth Alliance presented a lecture titled “Forecasting and Preventing Viral Zoonoses: Integrating Wildlife Conservation and Public Health Research.” This lecture is the second installation in the Spoerl Lecture Series in Science and Society, which is co-sponsored by the Recent

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