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Wednesday on Lake Effect: Marquette Black Student Council, Fall Astronomy, Star Wars Philosophy

Wednesday on Lake Effect

We hear from leaders of Marquette University’s Black Student Council about the changes they’re advocating for on campus. We hear an essay about size stigma. Then, astronomy contributor Jean Creighton talks about what we can find in the fall night sky. Plus, we learn about the intersection of mythology, philosophy and world religions found in Star Wars.


  • Breanna Flowers, president of Marquette’s Black Student Council; Lazabia Jackson, vice president of Marquette’s Black Student Council
  • Jessica Young, community activist and writer
  • Jean Creighton, director of Manfred Olson Planetarium at UW-Milwaukee
  • Mark Peterson, philosophy professor at UW-Milwaukee