Tag Archives: UWSP veterans

The Super Bowl is Over but AMVETS Still Asks You to #PleaseStand

The NFL denied ad space in their Super Bowl 53 program to the group American Veterans after the group declined to alter language about standing for the national anthem. The AMVETS ad featured two soldiers in uniform holding the American flag with the hashtag “#PleaseStand.” The message targets NFL players who have taken to kneeling during the national anthem over ... Read More »

Students Discuss Veterans’ Lives, Trauma

On the United States Marine Corps’ 240th birthday and the eve of Veterans Day, the university’s Veteran’s Club members spoke at Coffee and Culture to discuss their time in the military and experiences following. The club’s members have served in various military branches, ranging from the Wisconsin National Guard to the U.S. Army to the U.S. Air Force. Some members said they stayed ... Read More »

Modern Day Heroes

Many kids idolize superheroes for their ability to make evils of the world disappear. Citizens everywhere don’t have to worry about their safety because the superheroes watch over them. If you subtract the ability to turn invisible and add camouflage, you get the real superheroes – soldiers. Protecting the freedoms we enjoy every day and sacrificing the possibility of theirs ... Read More »