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Rock County Cannabis Referendum

On this November 6 election day, Rock County voters will be asked to vote for more than just their state representative or senator. This election, voters will be asked “Should cannabis be legalized for adult use, taxed and regulated like alcohol, with the proceeds from

Warren’s DNA Test Plays Into Trump’s Hand

To be frank, it is a mistake to presume facts still matter. That the Democratic Party continues to behave as though they do is a serious tactical blind spot, and indicative of a failure to grasp the political reality in which we currently live. Last

Truk’t: Bang for your buk’t?

Stepping under the emerald lights and enveloped in the velvet wallpaper, Truk’t and its friendly workers immediately welcome you into their bustling bar and restaurant. With a menu made for tequila and taco lovers, your taste buds are in for a tasty surprise. We started

Commons and DKs work incredibly hard to provide us food

Midterms are a time when students are both reflecting on everything they have learned so far and what their experience has been like so far in the semester. Many aspects of students day-to-day life have changed slightly since budget cuts affected the college this year.

Meet the horrifying new mascot for the Philadelphia Flyers: Gritty

Like a cross between Maurice Sendak drawing, a monster from Chinese mythology, and LA Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner, Philadelphia Flyers mascot Gritty has arrived. The first Flyers mascot since their 1976 representative, Slapshot (not to be confused with the current Washington Capitals mascot), leaving

U.S. Open highlights the poor treatment of Serena Williams

In Tennis’ U.S. Open Women’s Final, tennis superstar Serena Williams got into a heated disagreement with a referee, Carlos Ramos, after he accused her of cheating. The ref saw Williams’s coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, making a hand gesture, with his hands six inches apart moving in

Elon Musk smoking weed on Joe Rogan podcast highlights inequality

On Sept. 6, Joe Rogan’s podcast, “The Joe Rogan Experience,” aired featuring a surprising twist. Many have seen the pictures and videos of Rogan’s guest, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, smoking marijuana, drinking whiskey, and wielding a flamethrower. Quickly becoming the source of many memes, Musk’s