Wisconsin Attorney Brad Schimel attended a UW-Madison College Republicans meeting Tuesday as a guest lecturer, with topics ranging from his recent activity as AG for the state Department of Justice to his take on the latest issues in the political spotlight.Schimel addressed his role in the ongoing Wisconsin district lines court case, in which Democratic voters accused the state of gerrymandering — the process of systematically establishing a political advantage by skewing district lines.
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Six years after a sexual harassment and discrimination complaint was filed to Wisconsin’s Equal Rights Division by an aide, Wisconsin taxpayers spent $75,000 to resolve the settlement against former Democratic state senator from Milwaukee Spencer Coggs.Coggs, who is now Treasurer of Milwaukee, was accused of discriminating against one of his aides, Jana Williams, because of her race and gender.
Students signed up and lined up to donate blood in UW-Madison’s School of Education for the first Sickle Cell Awareness Blood Drive of the semester Tuesday afternoon to combat a disease that disproportionately affects African American men.
Leia’s Lunchbox, a late-night food cart previously located downtown, seems to have closed after an employee brandished an automatic rifle outside of the business in October.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 7.1 percent of college-aged individuals used vapes in 2015 — this number rose to roughly 16 percent in 2016. Additionally, 2016 records show 3.1 percent of the Wisconsin adult population vapes.
Foxconn Technology Group is preparing to have at least 1,040 employees in Wisconsin by the end of 2018 and another 1,040 the following year, the company announced Monday.
Walker is moving forward despite critics who say such an effort is a waste of taxpayer money, based on false stereotypes of welfare recipients, and unconstitutional.
UW-Madison’s new Libraries Facilities Master Plan will restructure library facilities within the next 20 to 25 years to make them more multifunctional and accessible to the public.
Furthering the backlash about a new dining hall policy that would require incoming students living in residence halls to spend a minimum of $1,400 on dining, a number of UW-Madison community members have responded with a petition condemning the policy.
While most students have enough on their plate worrying about overwhelming homework and looming exams, some face a more pressing problem — finding their next meal or a place to stay the night.
About one in eight students said they couldn't always afford sufficient food and housing while at UW-Madison, according to the Campus Climate survey data.
Each year, the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences produces the Regional Emmy Awards to recognize excellence in broadcasting, and this year, UW-Madison alumnus Rodney Lambright II.
State Republicans are celebrating the momentum of their legislative agenda marked by the Senate’s passage of a new tax bill Friday night, while Democrats warn of potential costs to students and universities.The bill’s passage has been claimed as a victory for general nationwide tax cuts, a cause championed by Wisconsin Republicans for the last several years.“I’m happy to see Congress is finally following our lead for tax reform by eliminating the alternative minimum tax, the death tax and lowering rates for all Americans,” said state Rep.
Democratic lawmaker Josh Zepnick was accused of kissing and groping two women without consent on Friday, sparking demands from his own party that he resign.The Capitol Times reported Friday that state Rep.
Bouncers at a downtown bar called police for help after a fight involving around 20 people got out of control early Sunday morning.
A domestic dispute that started early Sunday morning escalated when good samaritans tried to intervene and subsequently had a gun pulled on them.
Two armed suspects entered a house near campus Saturday night, pointed guns at the residents and battered one victim’s face, according to a Madison Police Department incident report.
UW-Madison’s student government has come out against a new plan that requires housing residents to spend at least $1,400 at dining halls in a year, joining other prominent campus groups including the school’s College Democrats and Working Class Student Union.
Students could be affected if the GOP tax bill passes, according to the UW-Madison Alumni Association, who took a stance on the controversial measure in a petition addressed to congressional leaders.
A new dining policy has sparked backlash on campus, but UW-Madison housing leaders are hoping that providing additional information will help quell students’ concerns.