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Political, civic engagement in higher education important part of Wisconsin Idea, speaker says

Hess said higher education is often where students encounter the most diversity, making it important to encourage discussion

Editorial

Editorial Board: Fall 2019 stories to watch

From free speech, to police practices, to juuling, let the Badger Herald Editorial Board be your guide

Column

Money begets money: Increased funding for computer science will prove beneficial for Wisconsin

As universities struggle to keep up with increasing demand for computer science, government has a duty to fund these programs

Column

Race-blind decisions don’t exist in a society that has always been anything but

Following Texas Tech's decision to repeal affirmative action policies, recognition of racial bias inherent in higher education is vital

Column

Natural Light’s unnatural solution to the student debt crisis

Natural Light, other private companies generously aid with student loan repayment — but is that a solution for this problem?

Column

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

Column

University’s focus on employability makes demise of the ‘well-rounded student’ inevitable

University is trending away from its purpose, but students should not give up hope

Herald

Historical Society speaker discusses higher education through the mind of Jefferson

Turns out our third president had more than one revolutionary idea in mind

Herald

Rollback of restrictions on for-profit colleges exploits vulnerable student populations

If guidelines are repealed, corrupt institutions gain an opportunity to further profit instead of students

Column

GOP tax reform hits closer to home than students think

Education is a privilege that, because of the tax reform, will become much less accessible for middle, lower class families, students