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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Christianity and Atheism

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By Robert E. Meyer Robert Nordlander (hereafter referred to a Mr. N) is well known locally as an atheist who writes letters to the editor (and has been a contributor to this publication), often making rhetorical arguments impugning Christianity. In a recent response to Mr. N’s letter, a friend of Mr. N’s, whom we will refer to hereafter as Mr. R, made ... Read More »

From the Wine Cave

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By Kimberly Fisher As the wind and cold still keeps us indoors these next few weeks, let’s not forget that Spring is around the corner.  It is a time of change, exploration and a reason to get outside and enjoy what Mother Nature has in store for us. It is easy with the cold to stay in the same patterns, ... Read More »

Opera for the All-American Family

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The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Opera Workshop will perform an American Opera Triptych in April. The three one-act operas include Samuel Barber’s “A Hand of Bridge” as well as “The Telephone” and “The Old Maid and the Thief” by Gian-Carlo Menotti. The opera -- which includes direct references to Stevens Point -- will be directed by UWSP Assistant Professor of ... Read More »

Optimize your immune system and beat disease

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By Dr. Steve Hansen The field of neuro-immunology has well established the connection between a healthy nerve system and normal immune function. Chiropractic adjustments boost your ability to fight off colds and flus by unlocking your spine, clearing nerve tension and unleashing your immune potential. Doesn’t it make sense to keep your immune system working its best so you can ... Read More »

America the (Diversely) Beautiful

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By Dennis Riley Coca Cola is not normally thought of as a company that sets people’s teeth on edge with bold or provocative commercials.  But Coke’s February 2 Super Bowl ad seemed to have teeth on edge, noses out of joint, and knickers in a twist, all at once.  It is hard to know if frenetic activity on Twitter and ... Read More »

Can Your Conscience Make You Green?

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By Laura Rowe What motivates people to want to take positive action toward saving the environment? Is it out of individual guilt or fear, watching an inspirational film, hope for future generations, or could it be something else? That’s one question Mark Ferguson, PhD, is trying to answer. A common method for motivating people to improve the natural environment is ... Read More »

Trampled By Turtles return to Meyer

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By A.C. Kruse-Ross   Trampled By Turtles returns to the beautiful Meyer Theatre on March 20 to dazzle audiences with a one-of-a-kind mix of sonic influences. The band merges the technical precision and tempo of speed metal with the lyricism and emotive qualities of Bob Dylan, and performs songs distinctively their own on acoustic instruments.   Their last two studio ... Read More »

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