Nathan Royster

Lake Effect Intern

Son, Brother, Intern. Nathan is a graduate of UW-Milwaukee with a degree in English-Creative Writing.

He enjoys reading on the couch.

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Politics & Government
5:10 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Documentary Tells the Other Stories of the March on Washington

March on Washington
Credit The U.S. National Archives/Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich speaks with "Black Nouveau" host Joanne Williams.

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, the march that catalyzed the changes in civil rights for African-Americans that would be fought for through the 1960's and beyond.

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Arts & Culture
2:45 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

Finding Meaning at Burning Man

The Burning Man effigy
Credit Aaron Logan/Flickr

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews director and producer Julie Pifher.

Please note: This interview originally aired on July 10, 2013.

For a week every year, tens of thousands of people descend on a usually vacant spot in the Nevada desert for a festival that is equal parts performance art, philosophy, and party.

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Regional
12:38 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

New Dictionary Defines Bubbler, Sheepshead and Other Wisconsin Terms

The Dictionary of American Regional English defines geographically specific words and terms
Credit DARE/UW-Madison

Lake Effect's Amy Kylie talks to Joan Houston Hall about The Dictionary of American Regional English

If you’ve celebrated a golden birthday, played Sheepshead or directed a thirsty friend to the bubbler … you are probably a cheesehead.

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Economy & Business
10:56 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Does a Skills Gap Exist?

Potential employees and employers are both hurt by skill gap
Credit Navy/Flickr

Dan Harmon speaks with Erik Gunn on the skills gap

We've been hearing about the skills gap in manufacturing for a long time. But, is it real?

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Arts & Culture
10:53 am
Mon August 5, 2013

'Bootstrapper' Refuses to Sell Family Farm

Mardi Jo Link's memoir

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks with author Mardi Jo Link.

It’s the quintessential American idea of resilience: pulling ourselves up by our own bootstraps.

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