A butterfly flaps its wings somewhere and a hurricane ravages an entire area elsewhere. There might be days where everything about us feels small, insignificant and unnecessary. It is difficult to fathom what our being here really means or contributes in the grand scheme of things. Sometimes can all feel like the hypnotic chug-chug of a train rolling down old wooden tracks; the courses, clubs, weekends, games. Rolling down the same path it always has, making the same sounds and traveling the same route. It isn’t morbid but human curiosity to wonder what the world would be like if we hadn’t been pushed out, squalling and terrified from the first moment, into it.
Members of the campus community are invited to submit nominations to permanently fill the vice provost for diversity/chief diversity officer position.
Outside the Barrymore Theater on Saturday night, a long line of avid Tim and Eric fans excitedly anticipated the comedy duo’s performance with special guest Dr. Brule (played by the iconic actor John C. Reilly). As I entered the venue, hoards of fans purchased merchandise from the duo’s Adult Swim comedy show, some already in costume of their favorite characters. It was clear at that moment this crowd knew exactly what they were getting into and were happy to be a part of it.
What does it mean to be independent? For some, this question could take them down a path of introspection, but I'm not talking philosophical independence, I'm talking about FAFSA independence.
The fourteenth Dalai Lama will be in Madison May 15-16 for the grand-reopening celebration of UW-Madison's Waisman Center's remodeled Center for Investigating Healthy Minds.
Well, we've reached the end of the year, and because the final issue next Thursday will be full of summer previews, this will be my last column... or will it? Might some extra page space show up conveniently? Will I flex my considerable power as arts editor and kick some freshman's measly article off the page for my own enjoyment? You'll have to wait and find out.
The tour featured stories from Science, Bascom and North Halls.
Most would think it absurd to step out into the snowy and frigid weather wearing sandals, but after enjoying the luxurious spa treatment of a pedicure during the winter months, that is exactly what women are forced to do.'