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Stop the Mines! Speaking Tour

The Stop the Mines! Speaking Tour is making a stop at UW-Whitewater on Wed., Nov. 15, from 6-9pm in Heide 101. Speakers will be Dr. Al Gedicks, executive secretary of the Wisconsin Resources Protection Council, and members of the Menominee … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — August 29, 2017

Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest By Zeynep Tufekci HM742 .T84 2017 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Zeynep Tufekci, a information scientist and sociologist at UNC-Chapel Hill, writes about 21st-century protests and social media technology in … Continue reading

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Earth Week

UW-Whitewater offers several Earth Week (April 18-22, 2016) events, including these: The documentary This changes everything will be shown on Mon, Apr 18, from 5-7pm in Summers Auditorium (UC). If you miss it, Andersen Library has the book by Naomi … Continue reading

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Andersen Library’s MLK weekend hours, UWW MLK event (Jan 27)

On January 15th, in 1929, civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta, GA. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was designated a federal holiday in 1983. Many people and organizations use it as a day of service. … Continue reading

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Media Freedom v. Corporate Control

Peace, Education and Activism through Creative Engagement (P.E.A.C.E.), a UWW student organization, will show the documentary “Shadows of Liberty” on Thurs., Oct. 16th at 5:30pm in UC Summers Auditorium. This 90-minute award-winning documentary examines the impact of corporate ownership on … Continue reading

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Gandhi

Today is the anniversary of the 1948 assassination of Mohandas Gandhi, political and spiritual leader of the Indian movement for independence from British rule. He’s famous, of course, for nonviolent activism, passive resistance, and civil disobedience. You can read more … Continue reading

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Jody Williams @ UWW Mar. 19

Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize winner and founding coordinator of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, will speak at 7p.m. in the Young Auditorium on Wed., Mar. 19, 2008 on “An Individual’s Impact on Social and Political Change.” You can … Continue reading

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