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To Say, or Not To Say

June 21, 2016

Term “Radical Islam” will not remedy domestic, foreign terrorism Dusty Hartl June 22, 2016   Since the mass shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub last week, there’s been an overwhelming number of calls for President Barack Obama to call shooter Omar Mateen a “radical Islamic...

Letter to the Editor: Brussels, bicycles and talk of terrorism

April 5, 2016

April 5, 2016 Remember “Brussels?” It’s in Europe, or was last week, or parts of it were. For our troubles, I’d recommend an OTC (over-the-counter) tranquilizer — “R.E.A.D.” (That’s Resistance, Evasion, Avoidance, Denial). Works fine for now. Our “leaders” employ it effectively. T...

Letter to the Editor: Threat of terrorism not fully understood

December 8, 2015

Dec. 8, 2015 How will the extremist Islamic State, plus gargantuan immigration, affect your next 40 years? Your children’s whole lives?  Below, some thoughts on a situation insufficiently understood or confronted. The two issues are the fast-&-obvious military attack, but also a slower-but-covert demographic immig...

‘Pray for Paris:’ UW-Whitewater students gather in solidarity for Paris, other nations

November 17, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Nov. 18, 2015   The UW-W campus mourned those who were impacted in the Paris terrorist attacks on Nov. 13 during the Peace for Paris event in Hyland Hall on Monday. While the main topic of the gathering was to grieve the 129 people who died in the attacks on French soil, sen...

Practice critical thinking

January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 The Paris terrorist attacks show that social problems badly need competent, “critical” thinking. But does current education (yours?) provide a robust repertoire? Like: Comprehensiveness: overlook nothing vital, see “both,” “all” sides—fair-mindedly… Beware propaganda—on...

Students plan to travel for spring break

March 21, 2012

Seniors Rose Schneider and Chris Kautza are packing their bags and heading out of Wisconsin to go on spring break. While studying abroad in Ireland for the semester, senior Rose Schneider will be traveling to multiple countries over her spring break, or “reading week” as they refer to it in Ir...

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