Archive | December 2003

Eudemon: The Gift

A deep chill was in the air as Eudemon left his home and headed east on Locust Street. A full moon shone on him as he walked to Riverside’s Urban Ecology Center. As he walked he stared at the moon as the earth’s shadow crept across its face. In the park telescopes were set up […]

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Local Holiday Events and Shopping

by Tess Reiss and Eryn Moris Sprinkle some seasonal cheer around by keeping your shopping dollar local. Shop in the neighborhood where you can slow down, walk, bike, bus, or drive only a short distance to your next destination. The Currents‘ Holiday Shopping Guide covers everything from Holiday Fairs and Events, to hidden treasures and […]

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Talking Tires

by Jackie Reid Dettloff This year I had to be away for most of October and I missed the autumn colors. One of the first things I did after unpacking my suitcase was to head for the woods along the Beerline trail. I love the way we have a patch of forest right in our […]

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Queer Zine Archive Project

by Jennifer Wilson “Where’s all this going to go when none of us are here to make it available or share it with people?” is a question that Chris Wilde asked himself years ago when he realized that many queer zines were ending up in people’s private collections. “Instead of work being passively collected, why […]

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Irradiation In Our Schools: Part 2

In May, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, despite opposition from parents, teachers, community members, and public interest groups, approved the use of irradiated ground beef for donation to the National School Lunch Program. This fall, officials from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, which heads the Division of School Nutrition Services, joined dozens of other […]

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