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Illinois: The New Home To Fracking?

Illinois regulators ended a four-year feud as they signed the first fracking permit to Woolsey Operating Company on Aug. 31, 2017. The argument between environmentalists and the oil drilling industry has been a long one and the decision came as a shock because the regulations put in to practice years before. Located in White County, the company plans to move ... Read More »

Students Speak Their Minds at ‘A Day Without Latinos’

An estimated 14,000 activists gathered in Madison to take part in “A Day Without Latinos and Immigrants in Wisconsin” to protest two legislations they argue are racist and discriminatory against immigrants. One these legislations, Assembly Bill 450, would permit police and government agencies to investigate a person’s immigration status if they are charged or involved with certain crimes. They would ... Read More »

In Wake of Campus Shootings, UWSP Emphasizes Active Shooter Policy

After a mass shooting at an Umpqua Community College in Oregon led to 10 deaths and other college massacres, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is trying to raise awareness for its active shooter policy. The policy provides students with advice on how to best ensure their own safety in the event of an active shooter. According to Bill Rowe, director ... Read More »