Two weekends ago, the Marquee at Union South played “When Marnie Was There,” the last movie to come out of Studio Ghibli before the studio’s indefinite hiatus. “Marnie,” Hiromasa Yonebayashi’s second film as director, toned back Ghibli’s trademark fantasy and wayward imagination for a more grounded story that flirted between being too convenient and incredibly touching.
Dean Smith was never like the other coaches. He attended the University of Kansas on an academic scholarship and majored in mathematics. He was a guard for the basketball team, while also playing varsity baseball, freshman football, active in a fraternity and enrolled in the Air Force ROTC.
More than 1,000 people have used the Madison Water Utility Board’s new online water consumption tracking feature, according to a City of Madison press release Thursday.
Last summer, I enrolled in a philosophy course here at University of Wisconsin-Madison entitled “Contemporary Moral Issues.” The course, as its name suggests, involved students reading academic papers about rational arguments for the ethical permissibility or unacceptability of a number of policies, such as capital punishment, abortion, voluntary active euthanasia and the consumption of meat produced by factory farms. I came into the class with fairly strong beliefs about most of the subjects, with little expectation of having my mind changed.
Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke said in an ABC interview Saturday she supports President Barack Obama’s plans to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour “over time.”
A scheduled redesign of St. Paul’s University Catholic Church, across from Memorial Library, could add to the construction Library Mall and the 700 and 800 blocks of State Street are slated to undergo in the coming years.
Andy Tyink and Dan Weber are two ordinary twenty-year olds, with one small exception: they own their own business called DANDY’s frozen treats.