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05.25.2014 | 120 days ago | Posted at 04:22 PM
By Tyler Friedman
"Death and taxes," is the classic, glib attempt to enumerate life's certainties. A more sober and somber response differs only in omitting the latter conjunct. For some the inevitability of death is a source of crippling despair. Woody Allen, for example, has made a career of filtering this despair through his sense of humor. But this maneuver is nothing new; bluesmen have long sung of "laughing j...
Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014
 Teachers deserve more recognition. Financial recognition, to be sure, but more than that. Peering through horn-rimmed glasses, clad in tweed, covered in chalk dust, they teach us everything from the kindergarten lesson of how to share to, years later, how to understand Kant’s categorical imperative as a philosophical
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013

Carroll University’s ‘Frame Story’

Jessica Meuninck-Ganger’s new exhibition demonstrates how collaboration fuels compelling art. While the multimedia artist describes her work as equally informed by the past and the future, the pervasive merging of tradition and experimentation is just one of the collaborations inspiring
Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012

Also: ‘Wimpy Kid’ author visits Oconomowoc

Given the prominence of women’s rights in the recently completed presidential campaign, it is a good time to take a look at the role that women play in the White House. In the timely new volume Women and the White House
Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012
Institution Type: four-year private Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and...
08.22.2010 | | Posted at 03:36 PM

Donavan Ensemble brings comic love of opera to Carroll University

By Russ Bickerstaff
Years ago, California’s Reduced Shakespeare Company realized that there’s a comic appeal in going through some very, very serious material very, very quickly. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) was soon joined by All The Great Books (Abridged), The Complete History of the World (Abridged) and so on. Only a few years ago, New York-based Donovan Ensemble started doing somethi...

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