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‘No matter who won, we lost’

Kimberly Wethal, Co-Editor in Chief

December 2, 2016

  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

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

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

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

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

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...

Campaigns ramp up as election winds down

Campaigns ramp up as election winds down

Kimberly Wethal, Co-Editor in Chief

October 13, 2016

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...

Candidates deserve equal opportunity

Candidates deserve equal opportunity

Dusty Hartl, Opinions Editor

September 28, 2016

This year, three presidential candidates will be on the ballot in all 50 states, but only two were in the nationally televised debates. Those two are Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump, who’s the third? The third candidate is Libertarian Gary Johnson. Although he is on...

To Say, or Not To Say

June 21, 2016

Term “Radical Islam” will not remedy domestic, foreign terrorism Dusty Hartl June 22, 2016   Since the mass shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub last week, there’s been an overwhelming number of calls for President Barack Obama to call shooter Omar Mateen a “radical Islamic...

Too dangerous for planes, but not for your rights

Too dangerous for planes, but not for your rights

June 16, 2016

The ‘no-fly,’ FBI watch lists needs legislation behind it Kimberly Wethal June 16, 2016   “And yes, if you’re too dangerous to get on a plane, you are too dangerous to buy a gun in America:” the words of former Secretary of State and Democratic Party's presumptive nomi...

Life after Bernie

Life after Bernie

June 15, 2016

Third-party alternatives worth considerating   Dusty Hartl June 15, 2016 If you are like me, a “Bernie Bro,” then you must be having a hard time in this primary. With Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) down almost three million votes and all primaries finished, it’s not l...

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