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Archives for November 2015

Freakfest Costume

Freakfeast: God on Republicans, and other Observations.

BY CIARAN FITZPATRICK | NOVEMBER 23, 2015 “You met Moses!? I saw him, we high-fived. I was like whoa, another dude from the bible.” So began my conversation with Jesus Christ, real name Jesse Bodnar, at Madison’s largest Halloween party. Freakfest is a yearly event drawing upwards of 34,000 people, according to NBC15 WMTV. The event,

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America’s Achievement Gap

BY CARLY OEDING | NOVEMBER 23, 2015 On Thursday, November 5th Edgewood College hosted a panel discussion in Anderson auditorium on the Achievement Gap and what we, as a community, can do to fix it. The achievement gap is the disparity in success between people of color and their Caucasian counterparts in academics, which in

Madison’s First Skatepark

BY YASIR ALHUMAIDAN | NOVEMBER 15, 2015 In early September, Madison opened the first and biggest skatepark in Wisconsin. With an approximate 20,000 square feet, skating near downtown is now legal only in this location. “The skatepark is a wonderful addition to Central Park, and many years in the making. I am especially grateful to the

On the Edge - Marshall Hall Haunting

Marshall Hall Haunting

Photo by Yasir Alhumaidan BY SHELBY LOOCK | NOVEMBER 15, 2015 Tricks, treats, and new traditions filled Marshall Hall the Thursday before Halloween as Edgewood kicked off its first ever Haunted House on the Hill. More people than expected made their way through the haunted house tour on its debut night. Marshall Hall RA, Katie


The Wood Brothers – “Paradise”

BY EVAN VERPLOEGH | NOVEMBER 1, 2015 The Wood Brothers have done it again. The Nashville-based trio have released another heart-stirring, whiskey soaked record that encompasses exactly what they do best. In Paradise, their blues/americana act adds a touch of pizzazz and a little more distortion to their traditionally acoustic sound. Ultimately, The Wood Brothers