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US backs out of TPP; is NAFTA repeal next?

US backs out of TPP; is NAFTA repeal next?

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Biz & Tech

Machinery, medical supplies, energy and electric materials and dairy goods. The top four industries of the badger state will not see increases in exports due to a recent executive action that could harm Wisconsin’s economy. A proposed free trade deal between the U.S. and 11 other nations that would...

Is possible ACA repeal cause for alarm?

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

January 25, 2017


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With the potential for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there’s currently no need for concern – that’s the message from health care specialists in and around South Central Wisconsin. While both houses of Congress at the federal level, along with President Donald Trump, support actions...

‘No matter who won, we lost’

Kimberly Wethal, Co-Editor in Chief

December 2, 2016


Filed under News

  At 3 a.m. on Nov. 9, tears were shed, emotions were raw and jaws were picked up off the floor, as Republican nominee Donald Trump surpassed the projected 270 electoral college vote to be deemed the country’s President-elect in an upset victory against opponent Hillary Clinton. It’s...

When Trump wins: Liberals rage, day is made

Dusty Hartl, Opinions Editor

November 16, 2016


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I told you so. Those are the only positive words I can offer you right now. In one of my political science courses, I was told to see from the point of view of the protesters who think Trump is the root of all that is evil in America. It is hard to see from that point of view because that point of v...

Badger state tips the electoral meter to Trump

Badger state tips the electoral meter to Trump

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

November 9, 2016


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The 30th state in the United States was the late-night deciding factor for the nation’s 45th president. Wisconsin was the final push needed for the first step of now-President Elect Donald Trump’s mission to “Make America Great Again,” winning 276 of the electoral vote in a stunning blow to Demo...

VIDEO: Warhawks Weigh In on Ballots

November 8, 2016


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Check out exclusive interviews on UWW students after voting for this year's presidential election!

What really constitutes as “locker room talk?”

Kaitlyn Mellom, Social Work BA

November 2, 2016


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I am sure at this point we have all heard the infamous audio recording in which Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, boasts his ability to do whatever he wants to women he lusts after simply because he is a celebrity. This recording was quick to be dismissed by Trump supporters as everyday ...

Low turnout hurts local elections

Low turnout hurts local elections

Dusty Hartl, Opinions Editor

November 2, 2016


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It is that time of year again. The time when millions of people head out to the polls to cast a vote, more often than not, for the president of the United States. What is unapparent to many is that the ballot contains far more candidates for office than just the presidential candidates. Many people might b...

Professors caution skepticism on tax policies

Professors caution skepticism on tax policies

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

November 2, 2016


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Only two things in life are certain: Death and taxes, according to Founding Father Benjamin Franklin. While the reality of paying taxes is certain, the prospect of whether the winner of this year’s presidential election will be able to implement the full details of their taxation reform plan remains...

Voter Pal can save you hours on election day

Voter Pal can save you hours on election day

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

October 26, 2016


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Standing in a four-hour line on election day just to register to cast your ballot is probably the second most tedious waste of an afternoon, just after waiting in line at the DMV. But what if I told you there was a way to skip that line entirely? Voter Pal, powered by ThinkVoting, provides users with...

Campaigns ramp up as election winds down

Campaigns ramp up as election winds down

Kimberly Wethal, Co-Editor in Chief

October 13, 2016


Filed under News

As an election cycle spanning almost a year and a half enters its final weeks before the Nov. 8 election day, both voters and candidates for public office all over the state of Wisconsin are preparing for the ballot box. On campus, advocates for the Warhawks Vote campaign are ramping up their efforts to...

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