Morning Links for October 6, 2015

A potential marine wildlife sanctuary in our Great Lake, inaccurate word choice, and the city’s newest arts incubator.

The doctor recommends regularly consuming newsy bits like these.

  • An 875-square mile portion of Lake Michigan, from Port Washington to Two Rivers, has been nominated by President Obama to become a national marine sanctuary. 
  • Reddit is jumping into the news business with its site Upvoted, says Newsweek.
  • The story you didn’t realize you needed: the history of the breakfast sandwich.
  • The Sherman Park neighborhood is getting an arts incubator in the former Finney Library, says the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.
  • A high school freshman in Houston noticed his text book referred to slaves as “workers” when referencing patterns of immigration. The book’s publisher, McGraw-Hall Education, has said they’ll change the wording.




Claire Hanan worked at the magazine as an editor from 2012-2017. She edited the Culture section and wrote stories about all sorts of topics, including the arts, fashion, politics and more. In 2016, she was a finalist for best profile writing at the City and Regional Magazine Awards for her story "In A Flash." In 2014, she won the the Milwaukee Press gold award for best public service story for editing "Handle With Care," a service package about aging in Milwaukee. Before all this, she attended the University of Missouri's School of Journalism and New York University's Summer Publishing Institute.