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Walker wins re-election

Walker wins re-election

Joe Ballard, News Editor

November 5, 2014

Gov. Scott Walker won his third election in four years and will remain governor of Wisconsin after defeating Democratic challenger Mary Burke on Tuesday night in the Nov. 4 election. The most expensive midterm election in American history ends with Republicans maintaining their control of the state...

Protestors rally for minimum wage increase

Marisa Comeau-Kerege, Arts Editor

October 29, 2014

Minimum wage workers rallied on the Capitol steps Tuesday Oct. 14, to protest Governor Walker’s and the Department of Workforce Development’s inaction on raising the minimum wage to a living wage. The protestors, organized by Wisconsin Jobs Now and the Raise Wisconsin Coalition, assembled to raise...

Students share views on governor’s race

Students share views on governor’s race

Joe Ballard, News Editor

October 29, 2014

Many contentious issues will drive voters to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Recent polls show the 2014 Governor’s race is still anyone’s game and Madison College students will cast their ballots with many concerns on their minds. Many students are undecided while others are strongly in support...

Political advertising

Political advertising

Yoon Park, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

As tensions rise before the upcoming Wisconsin gubernatorial election, television viewers are being subjected to a slew of new ads designed to sway voters. Some ads have come to a clear case of mudslinging, with both sides challenging the accuracy of the other’s assertions. “Comeback,” an ad...

Candidates differ on same-sex marriage

Candidates differ on same-sex marriage

Anna Richter, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014

My Dads were finally able to legally wed this year thanks to the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage. They already wore gold wedding bands and owned a house together in Madison. To family and friends, they were already married; they just didn’t have a piece of paper to prove it. They have...

Endorsement: Mary Burke would move state forward

Joe Pruski, Opinion Editor

October 28, 2014

Gov. Scott Walker’s 2014 campaign slogan of “Moving Wisconsin Forward” should be changed. The phrase “Keeping Wisconsin Stagnant” or “A Mediocre Wisconsin” would be a more fitting representation of his time spent in office and his plans for the next four years. In a time of great social...

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