Articles by Malia Jones

While place of birth is straightforward for most people, for a few the waters are uncertain.More
The number of babies born in a given year can have deep social and economic implications, as both younger and older adults may know from their experiences in crowded schools, competitive job markets, and, for the latter, retirement destinations.More
In the age of big data, it is possible to influence election results by drawing district boundaries without producing the bizarre-looking legislative districts which gave "gerrymandering" its name.More
Given their prominence in Wisconsin's traditions, where cows and deer can actually be found around the state can serve as a lens to examine rurality.More
Immigration is an engine of change that has shaped Wisconsin throughout its history, reflecting the broader story of newcomers building new communities around the United States.More
In 2016, there were an estimated 255,000 more Wisconsin residents with health insurance compared to in 2013.More
Wisconsin is at the center of what is shaping up to be a landmark legal decision about how electoral districts are determined and the role of partisanship in creating legislative district boundaries.More
Despite their differences, rural and urban places are connected by the people who live and work among them.More
Madison is home to a wide variety of dogs, reflecting the myriad shapes and sizes these canine companions can take.More
When it comes to their pet preferences, Madisonians lean towards bigger breeds for canine companions.More