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Common cents: Unpacking the numbers behind the gender wage gap

Though a gender wage gap does exist, its origins lie in lifestyle choices, rather than gender-based discrimination

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There’s no need for a state-run student loan refinance program

Loan refinancing is already offered by private sector, state government is not well-equipped to manage student loans

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How to support workers while keeping taxpayers informed

Incentive packages which entice business to maintain jobs in Wisconsin will help Wisconsin workers

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Gov. Evers must continue to defend in-state tuition freeze

The tuition freeze is one way the state legislature can check UW System spending and prevent inflated tuition prices

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Don’t buy into scare tactics — economic issues are more complex than they seem

Lobbyists use deceptive language to garner support for policy changes, voters must take time to fully understand the issues

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Voters should do their homework ahead of state Supreme Court elections

Easily digestible news articles only encourage citizens to vote along party lines, not on candidate’s character

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First Amendment does not unconditionally protect blocked Twitter users

Brief analysis of court cases reveal the complicated history of First Amendment protection on the public forum

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Changes in attitudes toward higher education must prompt changes within institutions

UW Stevens Point aims to cut majors with low enrollment, but still integrate liberal arts in meaningful way

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Madison on the cutting-edge of sustainable transportation, must continue seeking multi-faceted approaches

New study highlights mitigation efforts, many of which Madison already has

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Fundamental values of checks and balances justify treasurer’s small role

Voters may have preserved the office of treasurer, but an activist role is unnecessary