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Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008

The Fairly Detached Observers

Three weeks ago, the Green Bay Packers had just trampled the hated Chicago Bears and were tied for the division lead. Now, after a 24-21 loss to the lowly Houston Texans at frigid Lambeau Field, the Packers are 5-8 and all but eliminated from the playoff race. With one-half of the Observers passionately committed...
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008
As right-wing talk-show hosts see their political power waning in America, they are worried about a brand-new threat to their bizarre version of democracy. After dominating the public airwaves for two decades, right-wing radio is terrified that a new administration will be more open to attempts in Congress to require...
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008
Milwaukee native Tyanna Clayton Mallet is making a difference as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ghana. Before leaving family and friends to embark on a whirlwind adventure to Ghana, Tyanna received a bachelor’s degree in African-American Studies from Marquette University in 2005. Her passion for change...
Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Tonight @ the Varsity Theatre - 7:30 p.m.

Hard-touring rapper Talib Kweli returns to Milwaukee for a 7:30 p.m. performance at Marquette University’s Varsity Theatre tonight. In recent years, Kweli has found a comfortable balance between his status as one of the underground rap scene’s favorite conscious rappers and one of mainstream rap’s long-shot stars, releasing . . .
Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Marquette University

Located on the Marquette campus this medium sized gallery features two floors of exhibits, beautiful photography and paintings.
Wednesday, April 9, 2008
Corporate social responsibility has come a long way since 1970, when economist Milton Friedman called its advocates “unwitting puppets of the intellectual forces that have been undermining the basis of a free society for three decades.”
Wednesday, March 12, 2008

A Shepherd Q&A with Marquette University’s Father G. Simon

n March 2003, the United States invaded Iraq in what was sold as a “cakewalk” that would last a few weeks and plant the seeds of democracy. But five years later that vision has turned into a nightmare. The war has claimed the lives of more than 1 million Iraqis and close to 4,000 U.S. soldiers while displacing more...
Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Tonight @ Marquette University - starting at 6:15 PM

Marquette University’s Foreign Film Festival continues tonight with two winning films: Akira Kurosawa’s surreal 1990 opus Dreams at 6:15 p.m, and 2004’s Machuca, a Chilean drama that shows a political coup through the eyes of two little boys, at 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 1, 2008

Today @ Marquette University - starting at 3:45 PM

Marquette University’s kicks off the second year of its free, six-day Foreign Film Festival today with a pair of dramas (Ju Dou, from China, at 3:45 p.m., and Children of Heaven, from Iran, at 6:15 p.m.), before screening the ambitious ensemble film Paris je t’aime at 8:30 p.m. For that last film, over 20 directors from . . .
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

The Drive-By Truckers’ Brighter Than Creation’s Dark is the band’s most assured and intense collection yet, a largely acoustic record that further distances the group from the Southern-rock and “cow-punk” labels they picked up early in their career.