DUBUQUE, IOWA (February 18, 2020) — Jackson Katz, PhD, who is internationally renowned for his pioneering scholarship and activism on issues of gender, race, and violence, will present “Culture of Respect: Ending Campus Sexual Violence” at 7PM, Wednesday, March 25, in McCormick Gymnasium on the University of Dubuque campus.

The presentation is free to attend and open to the public.

MOLINE, ILLINOIS (February 18, 2020) — A spring grants submission deadline of Friday, April 17. 2020 has been announced by The Moline Foundation, a community foundation headquartered in Moline, Illinois.

Any non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization in a seven-county region including Rock Island, Henry, Mercer, Warren, Henderson and McDonough Counties in Illinois and Scott County in Iowa is eligible to apply.

“Every day in communities across the United States, children and adolescents spend the majority of their waking hours in schools that have increasingly come to resemble places of detention more than places of learning.” — Investigative journalist Annette Fuentes

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN (February 18, 2020) — The following individuals from your area have been named to the Dean's List at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for the Fall 2019 semester. UWM is the second-largest university in the State of Wisconsin, with approximately 25,000 students, both undergraduate and graduate.

HOMETOWN, STATE; NAME, PROGRAM

Moline, IL

Luis Portillo, Letters & Science Undergrad

Morrison, IL

PELLA, IOWA (February 18, 2020) — Andrew Benhart of Geneseo, Illinois, is one of 33 Central College students participating in an internship during the Spring 2020 semester. Benhart, who graduates from Central in 2021, is interning at A-Team Travel in Pella, Iowa.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 18, 2020) — The River Music Experience (RME) is excited to announce that Great Sounds Promotions, a local nonprofit that promotes music and music education in our community through jazz concerts and workshops, is officially joining the RME family of programs.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (February 18, 2020) — The Figge Art Museum in downtown Davenport will feature the work of influential industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss beginning Saturday. Henry Dreyfuss: Designs for the Modern Age, will be the major first exhibition in over 20 years to focus entirely on Dreyfuss and his designs from the mid-20th century.

DUBUQUE, IOWA (February 18, 2020) – The University of Dubuque Wind and Jazz ensembles will present “Showstoppers: Music of Stage and Screen” at 3PM, Saturday, March 21, in Heritage Center’s Babka Theatre. The performance will be under the direction of Cassandra Bechard, wind-ensemble conductor, and Nolan Hauta, jazz-ensemble conductor.

Back in 2016, presidential candidate Donald Trump promised that Mexico would pay for his proposed border wall. Turns out Mexico wasn't interested, so Trump eventually resorted to declaring fake emergencies and illegally misappropriating money from the military budget.

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