The interactive talk and workshop, titled “Mechanics of the Mind: Unpacking White Supremacy,” was sponsored by the organization Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment. It was initially supposed to be led by racial justice consultant and trainer Brandi Grayson. However, due to a family emergency, Muab-El stepped in for Grayson.
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“I think having the bus pass automatically connected to the WisCard makes it a lot easier for students to use it, since they don't have to pick up a separate card, which with more convenience could lead them to using the pass more often,”Matovich said.
UW-Madison instructors debated how they should deliver course content to this generation of college students that have seen the term “trigger warning” splashed on recent headlines.Ellen Samuels, an associate professor in the Gender and Women’s Studies and English departments, gathered a group of students, faculty and staff to discuss how instructors can handle the communication of difficult content in their courses.
With the passage of a potentially devastating state budget proposal looming, the Student Services Finance Committee debated the budgets of two student resources that may be in jeopardy.
The state Assembly Health Committee passed the Right to Try bill Wednesday which will broaden terminally ill patients’ access to experimental drugs.
A newly available program that allows the public to access ballots cast in the last presidential race is making Dane County a pioneer in election transparency.The county clerk’s office is now disclosing every ballot cast from the November election to the public on its website, through the computer program Election Audit Central.“This was impossible a couple of years ago,” said Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell.
A homeless man was arrested Wednesday in connection with three different downtown burglaries, according to the Madison Police Department.Grahm T.
A new report praised UW-Madison for improving graduation rates for students of color as well as overall, while singling out UW-Milwaukee as a school that must "get far more serious about success rates for their black students."
A panel titled “The Urgency of Now: Perspectives on Leading for Social Change,” assembled Wednesday evening to speak about racial and social justice and its impact on the UW-Madison campus.
Starting next fall, UW-Madison could be the first school in the nation to accept food stamps in dining halls, according to a university administrator who called the program a no-brainer.
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., introduced a bill in La Crosse Wednesday to funnel any profit made from federal loan programs back to Wisconsin students and families by directing those profits into federal Pell Grants.
A report published Wednesday by the libertarian Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty found that charter schools in the Milwaukee area outperformed their public counterparts.The study specifically compared 2016 ACT and Forward Exam – the successor to the Wisconsin Knowledge and Concepts Exam – scores and controlled for different factors in student populations such as poverty levels, race and number of non-native English speakers.“This matters for parents. It’s not about building one sector up or tearing another down,” said the author of the report, Will Flanders.
Incumbent Madison School Board member Ed Hughes announced Wednesday that he is ending his campaign for re-election to seat seven in order to be with his wife, who is ill.“Yesterday, we learned that my wife’s cancer has returned,” Hughes said in an email statement.
A man drove into an East side hotel and died after being shot multiple times by a still-at-large suspect early Wednesday morning, according to the Madison Police Department.
Trump continued his attack on the media this past Friday by denying several news outlets such as CNN, The New York Times and The Guardian access to a press conference. In attendance were conservative news outlets such as Breitbart News and Fox News, all organizations that have shown support for Trump.
Matovich has noticed the rising cost of college in comparison to previous years, which led her to kickstart this campaign. She noted that there is not much information to explain the spike in tuition fees. With more transparency, Matovich believes that the campaign can make a better assessment of how to critically evaluate tuition spending.
Over 32 years after joining the UW-Madison Police Department’s ranks, Assistant Chief Brian Bridges will serve his final day on the force Wednesday.
A young man, face bright red, covered in vomit and urine, lay slumped in the corner of a basement while a frat party continued.
Student Services Finance Committee met Thursday to approve a 1 percent increase in the Wisconsin Union’s budget. This increase brings their budget from $10.57 million to $10.6 million this year, a larger increase than previously.
The event was a dedication and libation ceremony for the center, which is located on the first floor of the Red Gym. The BCC will serve black students by facilitating opportunities for academic and social support, co-curricular programming and as a community building. It will acknowledge specific realities of black students at UW-Madison, according to their mission statement.