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December 2018

A Chambers-Fisher Company Christmas

by Rachel Phillips

In November and December of 1955, the local newspapers were filled with large advertisements from Chambers-Fisher Company. Sometimes comprising an entire page, these ads featured illustrations of popular Christmas gifts and catchy phrases…

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December 2018

Once Upon A Child

Kids look so great in stylish outfits, but who wants to pay high-end prices when clothes are outgrown so quickly? Once Upon A Child offers the perfect solution: the latest in gently used brand name clothes, shoes, toys, books, equipment, and…

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November 2018

Hurricanes in the Heart

by Kris Drummond

“We do not see that what we devalue and destroy is part of ourselves. We do not see that we aren’t merely conditionally dependent on the oceans, rainforests, and every living system on Earth for survival; that something more…

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November 2018

The ‘Chunch’ Lady Gina Albini

by Jerry Schuster

If you shop for groceries in Bozeman, you have probably seen Gina Albini in action. She is the volunteer head of the free student lunch ministry sponsored by Resurrection Catholic Parish in Bozeman. The home-style meal is served at midday on…

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November 2018

House Hacking Bozeman

by Tim Ford

As Bozeman looks to attract new talent and to retain MSU grads, finding housing for those new to the work force can be a challenge. Affordable housing is a hot topic in Bozeman. One solution can be house hacking.House hacking is a term often…

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November 2018

Sixteen Names on a Plaque

The Mortal Toll of the First World War at Montana State College

Just inside the main west entry of the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse is a plaque at the top of which is the text:  “THESE STUDENTS OF MONTANA STATE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND MECHANIC ARTS GAVE THEIR LIVES IN DEFENSE OF HUMANITY IN THE…

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November 2018

Let Slip the Dogs of War

Julius Caesar at the Ellen

Kevin Brustuen

"Beware the Ides of March!” Thus spoke the soothsayer to Julius Caesar a few days before he was murdered on March 15, 44 B.C. Shakespeare in the Schools now brings the history and the tragedy of Julius Caesar back to life for a brief…

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