Category Archives: “Forum Series”

A gender non-conforming writer and performance artist addresses societal gender constructs

By Nandini Parikh There is an uprising anti-transgender violence that is happening in society because gender is a construct, according to a gender non-conforming writer and performance artist. “You have the power to write your own reality,” Alok Vaid-Menon said. … Continue reading

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Breaking the Binary

By Rosa Gómez Alok Vaid-Menon speaks with Dorothy Chan during the question and answer portion of an online forum with the UW-Eau Claire community for the “Racing Towards Justice” series, sponsored by the Center for Restorative Justice.  © 2020 Rosa … Continue reading

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Hella Buchheim- Raised in the Shadow of the Holocaust

By Samantha Geiger The horror, the pain and the stories that come from, The Holocaust. Photographer and daughter of parents who survived the Holocaust, Hella Buccheim digs deep into her parent’s painful past. Hella Buchheim spoke as part of UWEC-Barron … Continue reading

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Climate scientist advises thinking locally about climate change

By Rebecca Mennecke Climate change is a topic that often provokes people to think of polar bears and melting ice caps in Antarctica, but a noted climate change scientist said people need to think about climate change on a personal … Continue reading

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Scientist talks about future hope for climate change

By Hayley Jacobson Climate change is real and affects us all, but we still have time to reverse it, a noted climate scientist said Wednesday night. “Global warming is one symptom… global weirding is more accurate” said Katharine Hayhoe, a … Continue reading

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Scientist advocates for effective conversation about climate

By Adam Pearson Discovering ways climate change effects someone personally and then finding a sense of hope is what is needed to effectively talk about climate change, an atmospheric scientist believes. “We need hope because without it we will be … Continue reading

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What is one solution to climate change? Talk about it

By Ta’Leah Van Sistine When it comes to climate change, an atmospheric scientist said many people do not think it will affect them personally. “We often don’t think the impacts matter to us,” Katharine Hayhoe, the atmospheric scientist, said. However, … Continue reading

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Hope is the key to fighting public apathy on climate change

By Peter Martin People aren’t apathetic to climate change because they are unaware of it, but because they are wary of the action that must be taken to combat it, a prominent climate scientist said Wednesday night. “We don’t believe … Continue reading

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Fixing climate change means learning to talk about it

By Anna Sveiven Uncommon snow fall and icy conditions on an April day set the scene for a speech about global warming from an atmospheric scientist. “Climate change effects where we live,” said Katharine Hayhoe, a political science professor at … Continue reading

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Talking about climate change will help fix it

By Erin Liebeck Climate change is a threat multiplier, said an atmospheric scientist who believes that climate change will continue to affect the planet if something isn’t done about it soon. “The number one thing we need to do is … Continue reading

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