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Friday Fun: Atlas Obscura

Here’s some Friday fun, if you’re in need of some fun or armchair travel right about now. Atlas Obscura is a web site that claims to be “the definitive guide to the world’s wondrous and curious places.” Anyone can create … Continue reading

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International Year of Sustainable Tourism

Right around now, with temperatures so low, seems like a fine time to think about travel, especially to warmer places, doesn’t it? The United Nations (UN) has designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism (A/RES/70/193), intended to highlight … Continue reading

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Generations of Southeast Asian Youth: Assimilation, Styling and (Racial) Profiling

Pao Lee Vue, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Program Co-director of Women and Gender Studies at St. John Fisher College, will talk about “Generations of Southeast Asian Youth: Assimilation, Styling and (Racial) Profiling” on Thurs., Dec. 8, 2016, from 3:30-4:30pm … Continue reading

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Film Screening – “Deepsouth” Nov. 30

There will be a screening of the film “Deepsouth” on Wed., Nov. 30, at noon (running time about 72 minutes) in the University Center’s Warhawk Connection Center. You can read a brief synopsis of the film online at its web … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Kaleidoscope Painter

It’s less than a month to Thanksgiving and less two months to finals! Aiee!!! Feeling any stress? What can you do? Here’s some Friday fun to the rescue. Try Kaleidoscope Painter – Select color patterns and background color below the … Continue reading

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The things they carried

Tonight (Monday, November 7th) at 7 p.m., in the Young Auditorium, Chancellor Kopper will present the 2016 Chancellor’s Regional Literary Award to novelist and U.S. Army veteran Tim O’Brien, who wrote The things they carried, a work of fiction about … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Mammal Images

The American Society of Mammalogists hosts a digital mammal image library containing more than 2,500 images. Browse a numbered list for a random delight, select a mammalian order (e.g., Proboscidea) at the bottom of the screen, or search the image … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Star Trek at 50

Quickly, before September ends: The sci-fi TV series Star Trek, Gene Roddenberry‘s “Wagon Train set in space,” first aired in September 1966 and ran for three seasons. The original series, that is, with Captain James Tiberius Kirk, his Vulcan first … Continue reading

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Growing Wisconsin – Digital Magazine

Did you know? Wisconsin leads the nation in dairy goats, it’s home to 52,000 bee colonies, and cows outnumber people in some counties. We probably all know that Wisconsin is number one in the U.S. for cranberry and cheese production. … Continue reading

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Effigy Mounds – Tour and Learn

The Whitewater Landmarks Commission will provide a guided, family-friendly and moonlit walking tour of the Effigy Mounds Preserve (288 S. Indian Mound Parkway, Whitewater) on Fri., Sept. 16, from 7-8 p.m. Learn about the history of the site and its … Continue reading

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