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Football Head Injury Illustration

Head injuries cast a shadow over the game

Morgan Engels, Staff Writer December 10, 2015

On Nov. 4, Luke Schemm scored two touchdowns for his high school team. Then he suffered a traumatic brain injury during the game that caused his brain to swell and the blood flow to it. Schemm was a...

Reality check ‘Straight Outta Compton’

Mouna Algahaithi, News Editor September 16, 2015

When asked about how his group’s music glamorizes gangs, drugs, and violence, rapper Ice Cube replied with a reality check many people needed to hear: “Our art is a reflection of our reality.” He...

Incidents harming trust of law enforcement

Marisa Comeau-Kerege, Arts Editor December 11, 2014

You have heard about what’s happening in Ferguson, Mo., Cleveland, Ohio, and Staten Island, N.Y. People have died at the hands of police officers, two officers avoided indictment in highly publicized...

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Recent school shootings have officials looking for answers, ways to protect students

Michael Klein, News Editor February 5, 2013

There have already been more school shootings than months, so far this year. Another murder, of a 14-year-old-boy, at an Atlanta middle school occurred on Feb. 1. Americans are traumatized by the disturbing...

Our View: Reactions to Sandy Hook Elementary massacre are misplacing blame

Our View: Reactions to Sandy Hook Elementary massacre are misplacing blame

Clarion Editorial Board January 22, 2013

There seems to be a growing concern that video games, specifically, “Mass Effect 3” and other first person shooters, have something to do with the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown,...

Campus prejudice a growing problem

Ryan Spoehr, News Editor January 12, 2011

Hate crimes on University of Wisconsin campuses grabbed headlines late in 2010, most notably at Whitewater and Platteville. Madison media paid most attention to the three hate crimes reported this past...

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