Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Wisconsin has a nitrate pollution problem

68% of Wisconsin residents rely on groundwater potentially contaminated by harmful nitrates


Where’s the Wi-Fi?: UW must provide more reliable internet to students

Several days of unreliable internet connection cause some to question how to adjust to hybrid learning


Restrictive sex education bills create unnecessary divisions

From a student who has experienced a gender identity class, these bills will prevent positive learning experiences


UW psychedelic research shows promise for medicine, must proceed with caution

New research program revisits historical use of psychedelics as medicine


Heightened student marijuana use could affect campus culture, points to national trend

UW and other college students across the country using the most weed since the 1980s, could cause brain and productivity problems in adulthood


US universities come up short in comparison to international institutions

UW is consistently ranked as top tier university on an international scale but still has issues it could learn from with examples set by universities in other countries


Yik Yak offers positive comedic community to students despite controversy

After a four years offline, the app has returned with new safety measures to prevent hate speech


Pandemic reveals weaknesses in UW’s GPA system

While UW, other schools rely on GPA to admit students, they ignore other grading methods that may be better for students' mental health


Wisconsin bill is not the right way to regulate rioting

New Wisconsin law defines rioting to prevent violence but definition will likely cause, exacerbate worse issues

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UW expands sexual assault services to UHS, campus rape culture persists

A new partnership with DaneMAC will allow students to access forensic tests through UHS, but more can be done to support survivors

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