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New Stuff Tuesday – April 19, 2016

Dog Whistle Politics how coded racial appeals have reinvented racism and wrecked the middle class by Ian Haney Lopez E185.615 .H278 2015 New Arrivals, 2nd floor In Ian Haney Lopez’s work, we learn that the words we use matter a … Continue reading

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First Past the Post and Public Opinion: Do Early Primaries Matter?

Dr. Jolly Emrey*, Associate Professor and Chair of the Political Science Dept., will talk about “First past the post and public opinion: Do early primaries matter?” on Tues, Apr 12, at 7:30pm at The Fort Atkinson Club Community Center (211 … Continue reading

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Vote on April 5th!

The Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary will be held on April 5, 2016. Don’t forget to vote! Whitewater’s polling locations, the downtown Armory (146 W North St) and on campus (UC Hamilton Room), will be open from 7 a.m. … Continue reading

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T3: Presidential Debates and Google

Google has just announced that they are partnering with Fox News Channel to bring more information to people following the Republican presidential debate tonight. If you do a Google search for “Fox News Debate” anytime after the debate starts at … Continue reading

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State of the State – Jan 19

Wisconsin’s Governor Scott Walker will deliver his 2016 State of the State address on Tues., Jan. 19, at 7pm. You can watch on TV (see the Library’s 2nd-floor big screen tv) or watch the livestream on the Internet. What might … Continue reading

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Aug 26: Women’s Equality Day!

August 26th is Women’s Equality Day! Although celebrated since 1971, it was actually 95 years ago on this day in 1920 that the 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States guaranteed women the right to vote. The women’s … Continue reading

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Confederate flag controversy

Would you like to learn more about the controversy over the flag of the Confederacy? Andersen Library can help! Search Research@UWW to find books such as Colors and blood: Flag passions of the Confederate South, Confederate Symbols in the Contemporary … Continue reading

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Jobs, Freedom and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights

Dr. William Jones, Professor of History at UW-Madison, will talk about Jobs, Freedom and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights on Tues., Feb. 3, 2015, from 3:30-4:30pm in UC 275A. It’s part of the African American Heritage Lecture Series and … Continue reading

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Whiteness in U.S. political culture

Dr. Matthew Frye Jacobson, professor of African American Studies, History, and American Studies at Yale University and Organization of American Historians Distinguished Lecturer, will talk about the history of “whiteness” in U.S. political culture at 7 pm on Wed., Oct. … Continue reading

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United Nations Day

Happy birthday, UN! Friday, October 24, is United Nations Day, the anniversary of the UN Charter creating this body going into effect. The Secretary-General issues a statement every year in honor of this anniversary. How will you celebrate? Learn more … Continue reading

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