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Zach Hauser

Zach Hauser is a student at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

October 16, 2008

Republic of Lakotah requires national recognition

Today the situation in the Republic of Lakotah is a dire one. Having withdrawn from all treaties they are purportedly on their own in any domestic affairs. Corruption, drug use and police protected meth labs rank high on the list of problems to be dealt with. According to Russell Means, the local chief of police […]

October 9, 2008

Native American treaties violated by United States

Today, life on American Indian reservations is a sad and horrid affair. Poverty runs rampant on reservations; in Wisconsin alone, 96 percent of natives living on reservations and working are living below the poverty line – a number so astounding it is hard to believe, though the numbers are there on the Bureau of Indian […]

October 2, 2008

Students fail to care about what matters

I was going to write this column about the $700 billion bailout that was rejected by the U.S. House of Representatives on Sept. 29. I was truly considering it, but then I started wondering why, and I came to the conclusion that many of the students here at UW-River Falls couldn’t care less about any […]

September 25, 2008

Branding battles result in billion dollar spending, product pushing

How many dollars do we spend annually on advertising, and to what ends? After asking myself this question I decided to try and get to the bottom of it. I did a quick Web search and found a Web site called adage.com, which may be familiar to some business and marketing majors. Though it is […]

September 18, 2008

What went wrong with human evolution

What went wrong with human evolution? A coworker of mine recently wore a shirt with this same title, and it really got me thinking. The shirt illustrated the evolution from monkey to man with a man standing tall and holding a spear at the apex of the chain to the downward spiral to the modern […]