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Women of Congress

Women of Congress

March 13, 2019

Vote for the change you want to see in the nation

Story by Ryan Huling, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018

As midterms approach, any social media-savvy person has probably seen the numerous local advertisements supporting or bashing different candidates whose job might be on the line. Whether it’s an ad on YouTube, a commercial ...

Speed limit increase

Story by Sammi Wendling, Staff Writer

March 10, 2015

Wisconsin drivers may soon join 19 other states with a 70 mph speed limit, after a Wisconsin Assembly Transportation Committee vote March 3. The committee approved a plan 14-1 to increase speed limits on Wisconsin freeways and expressw...

Two allocations approved

Two allocations approved

November 17, 2014

Congress should listen to voters

Story by Brittni Straseske, Copy Editor

November 6, 2013

On Monday, Senate voted to begin debate on the Employment Nondiscrimination Act. The legislation, which failed to pass in 1996, would make it illegal for a workplace to discriminate in hiring and employment on basis of sexual...

Senate supports captive campus cell signal upgrade

Story by Nate Beck, Copy Editor

September 26, 2013

Student Senate passed a resolution at its meeting Monday supporting improved cell phone reception on campus, after talks with local cell providers ground to a standstill. The university met last year with local cell phone companies...

Freeze puts Blugold Commitment on hold

Story by Nate Beck, Copy Editor

September 19, 2013

The last stage of Blugold Commitment funding was scheduled to kick in this fall. But when state legislators passed a UW system tuition freeze in the 2013-2015 state budget this summer, Blugold Commitment funds froze also. “It’s...

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