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Garbage on the Streets

This cover story was originally published in the March 8, 1996 edition of Isthmus. >More
 UW's Neil Whitehead explores a world of violence

University of Wisconsin-Madison professor of anthropology Neil Whitehead died on Thursday, March 22 at 56. A department chair and beloved by students, Whitehead researched culturally expressions of violence, shamanism, and historical anthropology; his legacy is detailed in a UW news release and and obituary. The following cover story by David Medaris, published in the August 24, 2004, edition of Isthmus, explores his work investigating ritual violence in the form of kanaimà sorcery in the South American nation of Guyana. >More
 Steel Dreams

New York Times journalist Anthony Shadid died on February 16 at 43. He was on assignment in Syria when he apparently suffered a fatal asthma attack. The Pulitzer Prize-winner attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he wrote for The Daily Cardinal and Isthmus. The following story, from the October 27, 1989, edition of Isthmus, is a look at Madison's railroad corridors. >More
 Looking back at 9/11: An antidote for helplessness

You pull into the parking lot off Lien Road on Tuesday evening, hoping to find an antidote for the sense of helplessness you've felt since you saw the horrifying images on the morning news shows. >More
 Looking back at 9/11: Responses to the Isthmus essay from Washington D.C.

The following letters were sent in response to an essay by former Isthmus editor Marc Eisen about his experiences while visiting the White House during the 9/11 terrorist attacks. His reply follows. This was originally published in the September 28 issue of Isthmus. >More
 Looking back at 9/11: One more casualty

On Tuesday morning, we're back at the White House for a tour arranged by 2nd District Rep. Tammy Baldwin. Her chief of staff, Bill Murat, is accompanying a dozen or so Badgers for the 8:45 visit. We see the Red Room, the Blue Room, the dining room, etc. A drive-by tour, for sure, but a special moment for my youngest daughter. >More
 Stagestruck: Colleen Burns finds theatrical success by staying close to home

Beloved local actress Colleen Burns died Friday, June 10 at age 58. Burns caught audiences' attention at the Madison Repertory Theatre beginning in the 1970s, demonstrating comic flair in such plays as Nunsense and A...My Name is Alice. She went on to make significant contributions as a playwright, composer, cofounder of Forward Theater Company, and actress over the next 30-plus years. The following cover story by Judith Davidoff was published in July 22, 1994, edition of Isthmus. >More
 Ricardo Gonzalez: Ringing in the new

This article originally appeared in Isthmus on June 23, 1989. >More
 Betty Franklin-Hammonds: Cultivating community

This article originally appeared in Isthmus June 20, 1997 >More
 Joel Gersmann: Rebel without a pause

This article originally appeared in Isthmus on July 1, 2005. >More
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