The Associated Students of Madison passed a $1,388,230.04 budget for 2019 — overriding some changes made to the initial proposal by the finance committee. Repeatedly, representatives debated what level of involvement in ASM warranted a salary, and voiced concern that if positions weren’t paid they wouldn't be accessible to students who need a paying job to support themselves.
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After about a decade-long saga surrounding what officials have called “dangerous” and “hazardous” local prison facilities, the Dane County Jail is finally slated for major renovations as part of the most expensive project in county history.
The Madison Police Department will not receive federal funding intended to hire 15 more officers, the U.S.
Just over two weeks after a campus climate survey revealed that marginalized groups feel less comfortable than majority students contacting the University of Wisconsin Police Department about issues on campus, UWPD Chief Kristen Roman responded to the concerns.
After the Wisconsin Law Review and REFORMA, which aims to serve the Latinx community, had their funding revoked, the two organization are suing the Associated Students of Madison Grant Allocation Committee Chair Rachel Widra.
Wisconsin teachers are less experienced and leaving the profession at higher rates since the passage of Gov. Scott Walker’s Act 10 legislation, according to a recent report from a left-leaning think-tank.
Tony Evers is being sued for allegedly overreaching on his authority to make rules as the state’s education superintendent — but he and his department are denying the claim, citing similar cases they’ve won in the past.
Each year thousands of accomplished students from throughout the country apply for the honor to be a Rhodes Scholar at the Oxford University. This year, UW-Madison seniors Kyra Fox and Ross Dahlka were named finalists for the prestigious award.
REFORMA and Wisconsin Law Review are suing after they had their funds revoked.
“A Patronage System:” Over last two governor administrations, UW System regents defined by political influence and isolation from students
Using donation data accumulated by the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, The Daily Cardinal found that between 2003-’16, UW regents and their family members contributed almost $700,000 to political candidates running for state office.
UW-Madison Police Department’s definition, WiscAlerts — UW-Madison’s emergency notification system — aim to warn people of potentially dangerous situations promptly so the community can take action to stay safe without creating unnecessary panic. WiscAlerts are sent to every “wisc.edu” email address and any registered phone numbers, according to UWPD’s website.
A Facebook video mocking a UW-La Crosse student has created conflict between UW-Madison’s College Republicans and College Democrats.
Madison police arrested a man this week who allegedly fired multiple rounds of bullets into the air with a handgun in October.
UW-Madison’s Tommy G. Thompson Center on Public Leadership, a policy center funded both privately and by the state to promote research and leadership training, held its first event Friday, after its controversial inclusion in the state budget.The event titled “Leadership Across the Branches” featured speakers from top lawmakers, professors, journalists, and experts on Congress.
The minimum wage in Wisconsin would be raised to $15 from the standard $7.25 in an effort to support middle-class families, under a bill introduced by two Democratic lawmakers Friday.Along with the $15 increase over a five-year period, the bill includes requirements for the minimum wage to be annually indexed to inflation after the fire-year period.
For Bernadette Galvez, a child setting a fire is no small matter — she knows that if preventative measures are not taken when kids are young, curiosity about fire can lead to dangerous behavior and serious disciplinary action when they get older.
The student finance committee approved the Associated Students of Madison’s internal budget Thursday night, but it was not without an amendment that defunded pay for two student positions.
A resolution in support of free speech written by UW-Madison academic staff members was sent back to the drawing board after some students argued that its wording wasn’t strong enough.
Controversial speaker, criticized for stance on LGBTQ issues, tackles ‘political indoctrination’ in UW-Madison speech
A speaker who many on the left have derided as “transphobic” came to UW-Madison Thursday for a talk on “political indoctrination” on college campuses.
In addition to serving as UW-Madison’s dean of students and vice provost for student life, Lori Berquam will take on an additional role as the interim vice chancellor for student affairs, a new position within campus administration.