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  1. Madison leaders call new immigration executive order unconstitutionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | The Badger Herald Online

    Mayor Paul Soglin says 'We are not going to operate on anything other than our Constitution and our own good will' In light of a recent executive order on immigration from President Donald Trump's administration, Madison city officials have voiced their support for its undocumented immigrants. Mayor Paul Soglin, representatives from the city attorney's office, leaders from local organizations and city alders came together for a Thursday news conference to discuss how the city will act following the executive order's release.

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  2. UW professor discusses intersectionality of anti-racist, anti-feminist sentimentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | The Badger Herald Online

    At the time, the proposal was received warmly across the political spectrum. Republicans approved of it because it reduced state control over local schools and Democrats were pleased it allowed the possibility for black and white students to have equal opportunity to thrive.

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  3. Dane County Board stands with Standing RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | The Badger Herald Online

    In an effort to show solidarity with the indigenous community, the Dane County Board approved a resolution to stand with the Standing Rock Sioux water protectors and oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline. Solidarity resolutions show the county's commitment to issues that are even outside of their boundaries, Supervisor Hayley Young, District 5, said.

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  4. Men's basketball: Badgers look to extend win streak to five in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | The Badger Herald Online

    No. 15 Wisconsin is only 3-2 on the road this season, New York marks a big opportunity to change that narrative The University of Wisconsin men's basketball team gets back on the road Wednesday as they head to one of the biggest stages in basketball, Madison Square Garden, to take on Rutgers University. Despite a 12-0 record at home in Kohl Center this season, the UW squad has a 3-2 record away from Madison.

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  5. What will it take for a progressive to win the governor's race in Wisconsin?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | The Badger Herald Online

    At a time where the state Legislature and federal government is entirely Republican-controlled, a panel of state representatives and experts came together Tuesday evening to discuss the overarching question of whether or not a Madison progressive can win the next governor's race. The panel, hosted by The Capitol Times at at High Noon Saloon, discussed what it means to be a progressive, examined the political scene of Wisconsin and what it takes to be successful in the new political environment.

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  6. Men's basketball breakdown: Badgers continue hot streak with dominant win against Penn StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | The Badger Herald Online

    If the last two games serve as the totality of the sample size, it'd be safe to declare the University of Wisconsin men's basketball team as a second-half squad. No. 15 Wisconsin followed a road overtime win over Minnesota with a 82-55 victory over Penn State at the Kohl Center Tuesday night.

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  7. Men's basketball: Happ caps off massive week with Oscar Robertson Trophy Watch List honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | The Badger Herald Online

    Sophomore standout is the only NCAA player to average at least 13 points, nine rebounds, three assists, 1.5 steals and one blocks per game University of Wisconsin men's basketball's sophomore standout Ethan Happ continued to rake in national notoriety this week as he was named to the Oscar Robertson Trophy Watch List Tuesday after earning Co-Big Ten Player of the Week honors Monday. The watch list marks Happ's fourth national watch list, including the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year, Naismith Player of the Year and the John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 25. The Badger sophomore's most recent watch list is composed of 19 players in the NCAA and recognizes the USBWA's Player of the Year during the Final Four in March.

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  8. Making Justice: At-risk youth, artistic expression come together in unique programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | The Badger Herald Online

    Looking to bring Madison-area artists and at-risk youth together, Making Justice provides young people with outlets of expression and connects them with their communities. The program, which began in 2014, operates at the Dane County Juvenile Detention Center, where arrested youth are placed for community protection, John Bauman, Dane County Juvenile Court administrator, said.

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  9. Waukesha woman injured after being hit with an orange thrown from EquinoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | The Badger Herald Online

    From the upper floors of the Equinox apartment, oranges and beer cans were thrown down, injuring a Waukesha woman visiting friends in Madison early Saturday morning. According to a Madison Police Department incident report , the woman was crossing West Gorham Street around 2:25 a.m. when several young men shouted that someone was throwing oranges and beer from a balcony.

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  10. Men's hockey: Badgers upset Minnesota in weekend Border BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | The Badger Herald Online

    The University of Wisconsin men's hockey team earned an impressive four points against No. 7 University of Minnesota with an overtime loss Friday and a comeback, 5-3 win Saturday.

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  11. Concerts to look forward to this semesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | The Badger Herald Online

    We all know the start of the semester is bound to bring some of us down. For others, the return of structure is needed.

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  12. Madison community marches in solidarity with women around the country and worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | The Badger Herald Online

    The footsteps of women in Madison echoed those from around the world as they marched in solidarity Saturday to protest the upcoming presidency of Donald Trump. In Madison alone, what was estimated to be an event of at least 10,000 participants quickly turned into a peaceful crowd of 75,000 to 100,000, according to a Madison Police Department incident report .

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  13. UW students walk out of class in opposition to Trump's inaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | The Badger Herald Online

    At 11 a.m. Friday morning, Donald Trump was sworn into the Oval Office, effectively becoming the 45th president of the United States of America. At noon, thousands of students across the country staged walkouts in a united national opposition to the newly sworn-in president.

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  14. Cook to be arraigned on 21 counts of criminal chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | The Badger Herald Online

    After a judge struck down a motion to dismiss four of the six recently introduced charges , University of Wisconsin student Alec Cook will be arraigned on all 21 counts of varying criminal charges. At the last bail hearing, Cook's defense team, Christopher Van Wagner and Jessa Nicholson, said they planned on filing a motion to dismiss some of the more recently introduced charges, particularly those related to disorderly conduct and stalking.

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  15. Men's hockey: Badgers host No. 7 Minnesota as border rival returns to MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | The Badger Herald Online

    The University of Wisconsin looks to add a rivalry win over the No. 7 Gophers and their high-powered offense to its list of 2016 improvements as the border battle returns to Madison this weekend.

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  16. Badger Caring Closet to open its doors to low-income students seeking extra resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | The Badger Herald Online

    As University of Wisconsin students rush to buy new school supplies for the semester ahead, others facing financial constraints will now be able to prepare for the remainder of the year with the help of Badger Caring Closet . The project, spearheaded by UW's chapter of Enactus - a community outreach organization that focuses on social entrepreneurship - aims to provide homeless or financially insecure students with items such as clothing, hygiene products and school supplies.

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  17. Men's hockey: Border battle returns to Madison this weekend as Minnesota travels eastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | The Badger Herald Online

    The University of Wisconsin men's hockey team will take on their biggest challenge of the 2016-17 season so far when they face the University of Minnesota at home in a weekend series. While the two schools dispute exactly how many games they have played against each other, the rivalry has played at least 300 games and is considered one of the greatest in the sport, with another highly touted matchup in a few days.

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  18. Expanded restorative justice programs offer young offenders an escape from life behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | The Badger Herald Online

    For most young people, the changes associated with coming of age can seem daunting, and when combined with the instability that comes with an arrest, it can become unmanageable. Restorative justice programs like the TimeBank's Youth Court Program and the Dane County Community Restorative Courts work toward reshaping the traditional criminal justice model.

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  19. Cook to be released on reduced $100,000 cash bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | The Badger Herald Online

    A day after University of Wisconsin student Alec Cook received six new criminal charges , he posted a reduced $100,000 cash bail. At the Friday morning bail hearing, Cook's defense team, Christopher Van Wagner and Jessa Nicholson, argued their client's full cooperation with investigators and lack of a prior criminal record warranted a signature bond instead of the agreed upon $200,000 cash bail.

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  20. Cook faces six new charges against five new womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | The Badger Herald Online

    After University of Wisconsin student Alec Cook's defense attorneys motioned last week to remove a $200,000 cash bail citing the state's failure to produce new charges, the state added six new charges to the criminal complaint Wednesday. Cook now faces 21 counts of varying criminal charges against 10 women.

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