Wisconsin, the only state in the United States that does not have a minimum drinking age, is starting to feel pressure from groups in favor of alcohol regulation. AU students have mixed views about state-regulated minimum drinking ages. Minors can drink alcohol in Wisconsin bars and restaurants if an accompanying parent or legal guardian gives consent, according to The New York Times.
President-elect Barack Obama is now planning his education reform policies, including making higher education more affordable, which could affect AU students in the future. During his campaign, Obama formulated two fundamental policies concerning education-one that deals with school funding and reforms to No Child Left Behind, while the other focuses on higher education, according to The Washington Post.
President-elect Barack Obama's victory can be attributed to his hard work in swing states, James Thurber, a School of Public Affairs professor, said during a post-election analysis forum Wednesday. The forum touched on many topics surrounding the outcome of the election.