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Monday, March 17, 2014
I've undergone chemo on and off for years. Every time my hair is starting to fall out I ask unsuspecting people to itch my head as my hands are full. Lots of hair falls out at the first slightest touch
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012
A new school year always brings excitement. Along with the opportunity to learn and grow in an academic setting, university students have a chance to explore the city. This year's Shepherd Express...
Monday, April 16, 2012
Spring Gallery Night and Day arrives in Milwaukee April 20-21, featuring works of art at 60-plus venues throughout the city. In addition to galleries, Milwaukee colleges and universities use this opportunity to present top student works...
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010

As university expands, North Avenue adjusts to increased student presence

Milwaukee’s East Side lost one of its historic landmarks early in the morning on Jan. 19, when after 40 years anchoring North Avenue, the restaurant Pizza Man burned down in a four-alarm blaze. The fire, which has been ruled arson, demolished a building that also housed Cush Lounge, the Black and White Café, the Grecian Delight restaurant and 10 apartments. Pizza Man will reopen, but almost...
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2008
This week, I turn the tables by asking my readers some questions. Students have been back at school for a month now, and I talked with a few from local colleges and universities about what they wished their parents had told them about sex before they were all grown up.   This topic is on my mind for a couple of reasons. The pregnancy of Sarah Palin's daughter, Bristol, has once again put the spotlight on the effectiveness of abstinence-only sex education and of parental messages about sexuality. In addition, I just kicked off a series of workshops for parents at the Tool Shed, the first of which focused...
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008

What you need to know

Seven people died of heroin overdoses in Milwaukee County last year, and six in 2006. That may seem like a small number of drug deaths, especially when you consider that 47 people died from overdoses of cocaine in 2007 and 76 people overdosed on coke in 2006 just in Milwaukee County.

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