President Trump is assuredly not our first racist president. But he is the first in this modern era to have gone beyond dog whistles to demonstrate by word and deed that he embraces racism.
– @oricardopimente https://t.co/O1TMvEt830 pic.twitter.com/RKOtNuR489
— Wisconsin Examiner (@WIExaminer) November 16, 2020
In a jointly issued statement, chancellors at UW-Eau Claire, UW-Stout, and UW-River Falls on Thursday said students at those schools will complete coursework virtually for the rest of the semester after Thanksgiving break. Those campuses join UW-Madison, UW-Superior, UW-Stevens Point, UW-Platteville, and UW-Whitewater, who had previously announced plans to go remote after the break.
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President Trump’s comments came after a top Wisconsin health official warned of a “nightmare scenario” as the state reported more than 5,000 new cases and 64 additional deaths Tuesday. That official also warned Wisconsin’s coronavirus surge could get worse in the comings weeks. https://t.co/L4IscW7zha
— Mary Spicuzza (@MSpicuzzaMJS) October 28, 2020
"Covid is running rampant through the state," says Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes. "We had our first 100,000 cases, it took seven and half months to get to that point. We got our second 100,000 cases in a mere 36 days … We are in a crisis right now." https://t.co/vGGpD8BoEA pic.twitter.com/9VIbPVyCCE
— CNN (@CNN) October 28, 2020