Jill Richardson

05/21/2015 - 3:45pm

    Republicans may like to rail against big government. But here in Wisconsin — where conservative lawmakers just introduced a bill to dramatically restrict what people can buy with their own food stamps — Republicans want to cook up a new kind of nanny state.

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04/08/2015 - 11:12pm

    Not long now until freedom — or temporary freedom, anyway.

    I’m just one month away from the end of my first year in graduate school. It’s my first year out of a projected six,...

04/02/2015 - 2:36pm

    I can’t easily reduce my own footprint on the planet in some of the ways that I’d like. Sure, I can walk and take the bus instead of driving some of the time, and I can turn off the lights when I leave a room.

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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...

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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