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What I Like

Dave lives in Bay View and is a graduate student at Marquette University. He is a student of politics and history, a skeptic, optimist, and writer, among other things.

Everyone Likes Food

milwaukee, obesity

I haven’t had much time to write here lately and I’m sorry I’ve been away. Mostly this is because I’ve been paying to write and do research elsewhere, which is not the arrangement I have with Bay View NOW. There are, after all, only so many hours in a day and some of them cost more than others.

Part of what I’ve been up to is a journalism project by the Marquette University Graduate School called the Milwaukee Obesity Project. The reporting is focused on childhood obesity in Milwaukee, its causes and some potential solutions. The results have just been published online and I encourage you to check it out.

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Everyone Likes Water

water, milwaukee water works, conservation


(Milwaukee Water Works system blueprint)

Last month some construction on my street had my faucets either coughing out brown liquid or nothing at all. I left town for the weekend, came back, and was annoyed to find that the water had not returned.

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