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Travel writer advocates drug law reform at 75th Forum Series

By Hannah Pitzl The criminalization of marijuana in the United States creates more harm than good, and the drug itself isn’t the issue, travel-writer Rick Steves said during a speech advocating the reform of the nation’s marijuana laws. “I’m not in … Continue reading

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Political activist gives plan to fix Congress

By Erica Jones With its focus on fundraising, Congress has corrupted the system the framers of the Constitution originally intended, according to a one-time presidential candidate and current Harvard professor. “Democrats and Republicans alike are increasingly distracted by this fight … Continue reading

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Political activist addresses a corrupt Congress

By Taylor Pomasl Congress is corrupt and hindering our representative government, a Harvard law professor and one-time presidential candidate said at a University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire forum Wednesday night. “The reality is that today in America we have … Continue reading

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Selma, Ala., close to home for one civil rights activist

By Justin Dade A participant in the Selma marches of 1965 has belief in the current generation to spark change after speaking of her involvement in the voting rights movement in her speech at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. “When … Continue reading

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Former child foot soldier teaches by telling her story

By Kristin McLeod a civil rights activist and former child foot soldier delivered a call to action speech on modern civil rights for students and faculty of UW-Eau Claire as well as members of the Eau Claire community on Monday. … Continue reading

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