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Students used to fight drugs

Photo by Sean Kirkby:
A former University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student poses with a playing card distributed by the campus warning of the penalties of a drug conviction. The student, who requested anonymity because he is looking for a job, sold drugs to another student on campus who was a confidential informant.

September 17, 2014

Sept. 17, 2014 By Sean Kirkby: Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism   Moments after Javonni Butler was busted for selling marijuana in 2011, he says police officers offered him a deal: Buy drugs to help convict others, and they would “sweep this under the rug.” Officers...

Students should use spring break to learn

Graphic by Alyssa Miles

March 19, 2014

March 19, 2014 Editorial Staff Opinion Spring Break is a time for students to celebrate their week-long freedom from responsibilities. As MTV has been showing us since 1986, the year they began covering Spring Break live, many students head down to warm beaches and have their fill of alcohol and...

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