In November 2012, Wisconsinites went to the polls in the first election since the state Legislature redrew boundaries for the state’s voting districts.In that election, Republicans received only 47 percent of the vote in state Assembly races but won more than 60 percent of the chamber’s seats.
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Tornado season in the Midwest ends around July, but this year Madison was an exception to that rule. Saturday night a tornado ripped through the East Side of the city.
Restrooms in the Student Activity Center will likely have free menstrual products at the start of next week.
An alleged drunk driver struck a pedestrian in downtown Madison Saturday night, causing “significant injuries.”
A naked and unconscious woman was found in a car in downtown Madison Friday night.
A food cart employee appeared to point a large rifle at another man early Sunday morning in an incident captured on video by an onlooker.
In the midst of a constant rainfall and the threat of thunderstorms, hundreds of UW-Madison alumni, students and community members crowded Library Mall Friday to celebrate the opening of a new park honoring alumni and their achievements.
Expulsion and suspension will be handed down to students who disrupt speakers on campus, after the Board of Regents voted in favor of their policy resolution Friday.
The Board of Regents passed a free speech policy resolution Friday that gives strict punishment to students who disrupt a controversial campus speaker.
The Wisconsin Association of Black Men is suing the Student Services Finances Committee.
The university is committed to helping students — particularly the largest UW-Madison freshman class in history — afford college through scholarships, Chancellor Rebecca Blank said in her blog post Wednesday.
The next UW-Madison chancellor could come from the private sector, after the Board of Regents approved sweeping hiring policy changes requiring the UW System to also recruit potential hires from non-academic fields.
The Madison Metropolitan School District is making moves this year to help students in grades five through 12 succeed, after recent data showed nearly nine percent of students in the district are at risk of not graduating high school.Though Wisconsin law requires each district to submit a list of at-risk students and a developed plan to help them every year, MMSD officials couldn’t say the last time they turned in a plan, according to the Capital Times.Originally, MMSD would send a single letter to the parents or guardians of at-risk students, but the new plan could allow schools to work with individual students and their families for the best solutions.
Wisconsinites would have highly limited access to police body camera videos in a new proposal making its way through the state Legislature.
The Board of Regents’ proposed free speech draft policy would harm students’ ability to express dissenting opinions on campus, state and campus leaders argued Thursday.
When a 23-year-old UW-Madison student walking home from studying was tested by a thief on State Street early Thursday, he aced it — not only hitting the robber to the ground and reclaiming his belongings, but also possibly dodging an exam that morning.
UW-Madison employees struggling with choosing a benefits plan can now seek help — from ALEX.
UW-Madison will host a panel of three experts to discuss its 2017-’18 Go Big Read book, J.D. Vance’s “Hillbilly Elegy.”
A national conservative group recently launched a $1.4 million ad campaign in Wisconsin against Democratic U.S.
The Board of Regents will now have significant power over the chancellor search and selection process.