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Photo Blog (By: Lesia Witkowsky)

For this website, I am the sole photographer and part of a team of 4 copy editors.  I’ve never had either of those responsibilities before, but I’m ready to give them all I’ve got. So far things have just started … Continue reading

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Income Inequality (By: Laura Howe)

Income inequality in the United States is in the spotlight for the upcoming presidential election. However, other countries around the world are plagued with a similar problem “This is happening in every country- a top-end pulling away,” Director of the … Continue reading

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K-12 Education (By: Sasha Hayman)

Throughout my research regarding Obama and Romney’s standpoints on the many issues surrounding K-12 education, I came across an article on LifeSiteNews.com about a comment President Obama made in his State of the Union speech this January that outraged a … Continue reading

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Looking Beyond the Abortion Debate (By: Caitlin Furin)

When it came time to choose story ideas for Election Connection, I hesitated in picking women’s rights. In my realm of friends and contacts, I hadn’t heard much about women’s rights in this election. I had watched the debates and … Continue reading

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Remember Respect (By: Jade Likely)

It’s hard to live in Madison without being slammed with political opinions. As one of the top advertised-to cities in America, Madison is a whirlwind of political activity and information, especially this close to the election. It’s no secret that Dane … Continue reading

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Writing about Foreign Policy (by: Ryan McGlynn)

    The experience of writing a story on presidential foreign policy was enlightening. It made me more critically analyze the candidates not only in the respect of foreign policy, but their differences in other areas as well.    It was … Continue reading

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Undecided voters (by: Olivia Truby)

While writing my article, I found myself questioning the balance. I had to find the balance between undecided voters and professionals who could interpret the undecided voters. Many of the quotes reflect undecided voters who simply do not know nor care about … Continue reading

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