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  • A sea of lawnchairs and blankets is a nice representation of the event, held September 15th.

    Music concert brings unity to Milwaukee

    BY Leea Glasheen glasheed@mtmary.edu MEDIA BY Sara Raasch raaschs@mtmary.edu   Mariana Yegros, vocalist of the band La Yegros from Argentina, believes that music can unite the globe. “Music is the universal language,” Yegros said. “I play in France and Germany, and I don’t speak the language, but I see the connection of the people with my music. Music can connect all the world.” La Yegros, […]

     
  • Skydiving: Perfect cure for summertime blues

    Skydiving: Perfect cure for summertime blues

    By ANDJELKA BOGUNOVIC bogunova@mtmary.edu Some sports require speed, agility, strength or stamina. Skydiving requires only the desire to jump out of a moving plane at an average of 13,000 feet above the ground, free fall at a speed of approximately 126 mph and hope that the shoot opens. Mount Mary University math instructor Dr. Suzanne Caulfield is in her seventh season of skydiving at Skydive […]

     
  • Photo provided by SHANNON VENEGAS

    Horsin’ Around

    Spring seeps into the soul By SHANNON VENEGAS venegass@mtmary.edu One Monday in April, I spent the day driving up to Waupaca, Wisconsin, with my co-workers to meet with other employees at the Wisconsin State Farmer newspaper, which I help edit. The weather was iffy — mostly rain by us — but gradually turning to snow as we drove north. As soon as we neared Waupaca, […]

     
  • Aromatherapy prescribes users to unwind

    Aromatherapy prescribes users to unwind

    By JIMMY BENTIVENGA bentivej@mtmary.edu When people catch a cold or get a sore throat, it is common to head for the drugstore or medicine cabinet and reach for a pill, tablet or syrup to relieve the symptoms. Practitioners of aromatherapy have an alternative approach: use an essential oil. Cindy Wilichowski, a licensed massage therapist and practicing aromatherapist in Nashotah, Wisconsin, explained the errors behind this […]

     
  • Mount Mary grad faces possible prison sentence

    Mount Mary grad faces possible prison sentence

    By DENISE SEYFER seyferd@mtmary.edu Mount Mary University graduate Jessica Benson made her second court appearance on Monday, April 28. She pleaded not guilty to one count of robbery of a financial institution, as a party to a crime. Under the advice of her attorney, Alejandro Lockwood, Benson waived her right to a preliminary hearing in front of Judicial Court Commissioner Maria Dorsey. Benson chose, instead, […]

     
  • Standard mammograms fail to detect tumors

    Standard mammograms fail to detect tumors

    By SHANNON MOLTER molters@mtmary.edu What is your breast density? Finding the answer to this question could potentially save your life. Nancy Cappello, from Woodbury, Connecticut, went for her yearly mammograms and each came back normal. After an ultrasound appointment in 2003, a 2 1/2 centimeter tumor was found. Cappello was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer. Cappello had dense breasts, which hid the cancer in […]

     
  • From Habit to High Fashion

    From Habit to High Fashion

    By EVONE HARRIS When Sister Aloyse Hessburg was asked whether she would prefer to teach cooking or fashion courses, she chose fashion. She did not want to go grocery shopping. The rest is history. In 1965, Sister Hessburg founded Mount Mary’s fashion major, the first four-year fashion design program in the nation with a liberal arts foundation. Students choosing to study fashion would major in […]

     
  • Jessica Benson charged with felony

    Jessica Benson charged with felony

    By DENISE SEYFER On  April 17, former Mount Mary University scholar Jessica Benson shuffled into court with her hands cuffed. She wore a navy blue jail shirt. Her now long, black wavy hair provided a shield from cameras that awaited information of her fate. She was charged with one count of robbery of a financial institution, as a party to a crime. Benson’s 11-month disappearance Nearly one year […]

     
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • From Habit to High Fashion

    From Habit to High Fashion

    By EVONE HARRIS When Sister Aloyse Hessburg was asked whether she would prefer to teach cooking or fashion courses, she chose fashion. She did...

     
 
 
 
  • Horsin’ Around

    Photo provided by SHANNON VENEGAS

    Spring seeps into the soul By SHANNON VENEGAS venegass@mtmary.edu One Monday in April, I spent the day driving up to Waupaca, Wisconsin, with...

     
 
 
 

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    Bird’s eye view offers exhilarating experience

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  • Student athletes score big at Miller Park

    Student athletes score big at Miller Park

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    What’s your job worth?

    Hard work, education may not be as important as luck By SHANNON VENEGAS venegasd@mtmary.edu In the last season of “Friends,”...

     
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    Hot yoga burns calories

    By BRITTANY SEEMUTH seemuthb@mtmary.edu An hour-long session in a crammed studio where temperatures reach up to 98 degrees...

     
  • On the Job

    Photo by RENNIE PATTERSONAshleigh Brown, columnist and student at Mount Mary University.

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  • Staff Editorial: First Amendment Freedoms

    Cartoon by RENNIE PATTERSON

    Kudos to Mount Mary Administration On Thursday, May 1, students at Fond du Lac High School held a sit-in to protest the censorship...

     
  • Men with long hair don’t make the cut

    Men with long hair don’t make the cut

    Short hair preferred in  professional workplace By CHRISTINA CARAYANNOPOULOS Long locks gently caress the nape of the neck....