What can you find in this week's Isthmus? Highlights from the latest issue follow:
- Rosemary Zurlo-Cuva profiles Marian Fredal, who has devoted her life to fighting racism.
- Joe Tarr reports on omissions in Monona Terrace's 2013 annual report.
- Judith Davidoff reports on the pro-life advocate the Wisconsin Department of Justice hired to help with its defense of an abortion law.
- Joe Tarr rounds up the city's "big uglies" -- student housing eyesores.
- Ruth Conniff predicts trouble for Scott Walker if he betrays big donors in the John Doe case.
- Becky Holmes interviews UW professor, Slate columnist and math advocate Jordan Ellenberg, whose book How Not to Be Wrong just came out.
- Jessica Steinhoff chats with Chloe Benjamin, the UW creative writing program's latest success story, about her forthcoming novel The Anatomy of Dreams.
- Laura Jones reports that the Madison Symphony Orchestra's HeartStrings program for disabled audiences has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
- Joshua M. Miller discusses folk artist Jeremiah Nelson's new EP, Whittier.
- Joe Engle previews rapper Lyrics Born's performance at Marquette Waterfront Fest.
- Jessica Steinhoff reports on the return of the BandSwap program with Fort Collins, Colorado.
- Dean Robbins falls for a young journalist fighting leukemia in ABC Family's Chasing Life.
- Scott Renshaw loves director Doug Liman's focus on relationships in the sci-fi thriller Edge of Tomorrow.
- André Darlington encounters shortcomings at Short Stack Eatery.
- IsthmusParents.com: Michael Popke surveys the kids musicians taking part in the upcoming Make Music Madison.
- Tell All defends Madison's single men.
- Kristian Knutsen compiles favored spots to watch the FIFA World Cup.
- Dan Seiter weighs in on the NBA Finals.
Kimberley Jones appreciates the measured storytelling in the teen love story The Fault in Our Stars.