Morning Links for April 7, 2015

Less water, more tuition, and the tears of many Wisconsin sports fans.

Sports fans might have shed many tears yesterday, yet the world keeps spinning. Let’s get to the news.

  • Rand Paul announced this morning that he’s running for president.
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s App Brewery and the Sojourner Family Peace Center have created an app for victims of domestic violence, reports the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service.
  • Did you perform your civic duty today? The Journal Sentinel rounds up the races and polling information here.
  • As the state’s universities determine where to cut costs because of decreased funding from the state, nine campuses have said they will also seek substantial tuition increases.  
  • The Los Angeles Times explains how exactly water allocations will work in Southern California as a result of its severe drought.

 

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Claire Hanan worked at the magazine as an editor from 2012-2017. She edited the Culture section and wrote stories about all sorts of topics, including the arts, fashion, politics and more. In 2016, she was a finalist for best profile writing at the City and Regional Magazine Awards for her story "In A Flash." In 2014, she won the the Milwaukee Press gold award for best public service story for editing "Handle With Care," a service package about aging in Milwaukee. Before all this, she attended the University of Missouri's School of Journalism and New York University's Summer Publishing Institute.