SETH HOFFMEISTER & MAGGIE McCONNAHA ’18 The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) just released the 2015 National Environmental Scorecard, which evaluates the most anti-environmental Congress in our history. This is in direct contrast to President Obama, who led the way on combating climate change and conserving our environment. Too many members of Congress were complicit… Read More National Environmental Scorecard: Ron Johnson Scores Zero
CAMILA DONOSO| FEATURES COLUMNIST As a person that is not used to the winter season, it has been a totally new and interesting experience. Winter mode takes full force for Wisconsinites. Everybody brings out their coats, mittens, boots and scarfs from the back of their closets, cranks up their heat and gets ready for three… Read More How to Survive Winter as a Non-Wisconsinite
BY LAUREN GANTENBEIN Believe it or not, the semester is wrapping up. Here come the days of scrambling to find a summer job, studying for finals and saying goodbye to friends for the summer or to those friends who are graduating. But, after the stress of the school year comes the much needed and highly… Read More Sweet Summertime in Wisconsin
BY CHRIS FRYMAN The middle of March is that lovely time of year when the snow begins to melt, birds begin their trek back to the northern parts of the hemisphere and, if only for a moment, the sun shines and the temperatures become bearable once more. For somewhere between ten and fourteen days, it… Read More We’ve Had One, Yes; But What About Second Winter?
BY KACIE GROSSMEIER Imagine interviewing for a dream job after graduating from St. Norbert College; resume polished, interview is going well, and personality shining through. But then a future employer asks the unexpected: they want social media passwords and have already found compromising photos online. Have no fear! Help for privacy protection is coming… Read More Protecting Your Privates: Revenge Porn and Social Media Protection
BY HANNAH KESTLY On Oct. 11, the Cassandra Voss Center hosted its first panel discussion as part of the center’s “Year of Bell Hooks” program. The panel featured speaker Billy Korinko, the former director of the SNC Men’s Initiative and current lecturer in Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Kentucky, and speaker… Read More The Will to Change: A Discussion on Men, Masculinity, and Love
BY NICOLE DUNBAR On Sept. 18, Julian Bradley, chairman of the La Crosse County GOP and vice chairman of Wisconsin’s 3rd District, gave a presentation entitled “Shattering Stereotypes” at the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay Bradley is not exactly what most people would picture when thinking of the word “Republican.” At the… Read More Shattering Stereotypes: The Real Story of the Republican Party