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Wisconsin primary determines race for state superintendent

Elise Fjelstad, Copy Editor February 17, 2021

The state of Wisconsin held its spring primary on Feb. 16. The only statewide race is for the nonpartisan election for the Superintendent of Public Instruction. The role of the Superintendent of Public...

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Summerfest – World’s biggest music festival

Brighid Monahan , Staff Writer April 20, 2016

When thinking about Wisconsin summers, many of us think of rolling hills, corn and 4-H fairs. Even though these are staples of the state and take up a good portion of the summer there is more to our state’s...

Three contested elections for Dane County Board

Tiffany Pearson, Staff Writer March 23, 2016

When Dane County voters go to the polls on April 5, they will find the big races -- presidential primary and Wisconsin Supreme Court – but for the majority of races, voters will be asked to determine...

Supreme Court race not without controversy

Renee Hake, Staff Writer March 23, 2016

Somewhat overshadowed by all of the presidential election shenanigans, until recently, was the Wisconsin Supreme Court race between Justice Rebecca Bradley, and State Court of Appeals Judge JoAnne Kloppenburg....

Exploring the Wisconsin experience

Christina Springfield, Librarian March 23, 2016

I have a confession to make. Growing up, I never gave nonfiction books a chance. Compared to the thrill I got trying to name the real killer in a mystery novel, immersing myself in the fantastical happenings...

Wisconsin’s voter ID law aims to suppress certain people’s rights

John Everman, Staff Writer March 23, 2016

Voter ID laws are now in effect across our state. This means that people in Wisconsin hoping to participate in this year’s presidential election will face a new obstacle at the polling stations. All...

An estimated 20,000 people gathered outside the State Capitol in mid-February in protest of anti-imigration legislation.

Time has passed, will the bills?

Mouna Algahaithi and Nicolas LaMorte March 2, 2016

“I am an American citizen but my heart is illegal,” one sign read, held up high amongst the thousands of signs in the crowd gathered at the state capitol on Feb. 18 demanding acknowledgment and equality...

Ryan faces tough road as the new speaker

Morgan Engels, Staff Writer December 10, 2015

Wisconsin’s Paul Ryan was elected earlier this year as the 54th Speaker of the House. The vote took place nearly a month to the day of Former House Speaker John Boehner’s announcement of his resignation. Boehner,...


Daniels puts students before any recognition

Ana Bon, Staff Writer November 10, 2015

Madison College president since August 2013, Dr. Jack E. Daniels III has twice been recognized as one of the most influential people in Wisconsin. This past summer, InBusiness Magazine named him one...


Panelists discuss equity in Wisconsin education

Mouna Algahaithi, News Editor November 10, 2015

Institutionalized racism is the root of which the “achievement gap” thrives on. This term doesn’t insinuate that most individuals in the United States are racist, but rather that government policies...

Group gathers at Wisconsin Transgender Health Summit.

Wisconsin Transgender Health Summit held at Fitchburg Public Library

Natalie Connors, Editor in Chief May 12, 2015

Awareness and action continue to snowball around trans rights. Bruce Jenner gave their last interview prior to transitioning in April and more people than ever before say they know a trans person. The...

Winding road home inspiration for Wisconsin travel column

Adam Ruka, Staff Writer August 29, 2014

The desire to travel seems common among college students. Whether it’s some tropic party town for spring break or a relaxing getaway tucked somewhere in the wilderness, escaping our daily routine is...

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