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  • MKE Film Fest arrives with a bang.

    Milwaukee Film Festival arrives in high anticipation

    Story and Photos By Sara Raasch People came in droves to walk the red carpet. Searchlights flooded the sky and beamed down light, spelling out in block letters, MKE Film Festival. On Thursday, Sept. 26, the sold-out opening night party kicked off the 2014 Milwaukee Film Festival, a two-week lollapalooza showing 275 films. As parties go, it was a great one: movie trailers, music, appetizers, […]

     
  • 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 […]

     
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • 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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