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Project Description & Rubric

"As we become more informed about Wisconsin’s past, we should also be knowledgeable of Wisconsin TODAY.  You will be responsible for investigating an issue / topic current in Wisconsin news  and sharing it with your classmates. "

Cite Your Sources of Information - MLA

For example, this is how you would cite an article from a subscription database:


Cite online databases (e.g. Badgerlink databases) and other subscription services as containers. Thus, provide the title of the database italicized before the DOI or URL. If a DOI is not provided, use the URL instead. Provide the date of access if you wish:

Alonso, Alvaro, and Julio A. Camargo. “Toxicity of Nitrite to Three Species of Freshwater

     Invertebrates.” Environmental Toxicology, vol. 21, no. 1, 3   Feb. 2006, pp. 90-94. Wiley Online

     Library, Accessed 26 May 2009.

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Online Wisconsin Current Events Sources


  • Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers - via Badgerlink (automatic access from WUHS; need login credentials to access from home)
  • Full-text daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago, plus newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s

  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is Wisconsin's largest news organization and a source for breaking news, analysis and investigative reporting.

  • Wisconsin Public Radio
  • Today, WPR’s news, music, conversation and entertainment programs inform, inspire and build communities throughout Wisconsin and around the world. News and cultural content reflects our belief that people and communities thrive with an open exchange of ideas and information.


  • Wisconsin State Journal
  • Source for news, analysis and features about Wisconsin business, politics, crime, entertainment, sports and more.


  • Wisconsin Public News Service
  • Public News Service has pioneered a model of member-supported journalism to engage, educate and advocate for the public interest. By combining legacy and new media, it reaches audiences across geographic and political divides.


  • Discover Wisconsin
  • Discover Wisconsin is a weekly non-fictional television program which encourages tourism in the U.S. state of Wisconsin and features profiles of cities, events and tourist attractions throughout the state.