University students should be exposed to different and often conflicting ideologies, not just those approved by the university and the government. Last Friday, I received a telephone call from University Kebangsaan Malaysia's (UKM) chapter of the Asian Law Students' Association (ALSA) that an invitation to me to speak at their national conference on Sunday had been abruptly cancelled by the UKM administration, apparently because I was 'controversial'.
A new book chronicles the life story of "Miss Ella," Ella Brennan, the matriarch of the Brennan family and the woman who built Commander's Palace into a world class institution. The book, "Miss Ella of Commander's Palace,"was written with Brennan's daughter, Ti Martin, and has the perfect New Orleans and Brennan family subtitle: "I Don't Want a Restaurant Where a Jazz Band Can't Come Marching Through."
The most interesting topography in Wisconsin has to be the " Driftless Area," a large swath of land that glaciers missed as they squished other parts of the Midwest 10,000 years ago. You'll find few to zero natural lakes in this region, but streams, coulees and bluffs galore.