Jill Richardson

03/26/2015 - 8:18pm

    As a teaching assistant in a class on race in the United States, I’ve probably paid more attention to the #BlackLivesMatter movement than a lot of my white peers.

    The professor who teaches the course here in Madison, Wisconsin —...

03/19/2015 - 2:52pm

    Cereal’s gone full circle since the invention of corn flakes by nutrition guru John Harvey Kellogg.

    Kellogg ran a sanitarium in Battle Creek, Michigan. An advocate of vegetarian eating, he...

03/12/2015 - 6:53pm

    I was always one of those kids who got As in school.

    Give me an assignment, I’ll do it. A test? I’ll take it. Lecture to me, and I’ll absorb every word.

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03/05/2015 - 7:23pm

    Remember the old food pyramid?

    Until “MyPlate” replaced it a few years ago, the U.S. government’s official dietary advice for Americans fit neatly into that triangle.

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02/26/2015 - 4:52pm

    When an angry neighbor murdered three Muslim students in North Carolina, my Facebook feed lit up.

    Tragic, I thought, and I scrolled on.

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02/19/2015 - 8:35pm

    “Has nobody in this bleeping town heard of a kale salad?” I wanted to scream.

    That’s the anguish of a Californian convert transplanted to Wisconsin in the dead of winter.

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