Everyone’s favorite badger made his modeling debut Wednesday, showing off UW-Madison’s new commencement attire that adds a “splash of Badger red” to the previously all-black gowns.
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For The Daily Cardinal, Gene Wells was the first to report on the 1963 Vietnam War protests in Madison during his first semester at the paper.
Kate Toews and Nicki Vander Meulen will serve on Madison Metropolitan School District board after being elected in the municipal election Tuesday.Madison School Board, Seat 6Kate Toews defeated Ali Muldrow by a 11.5 percent margin in the race to fill Seat 6, winning 55.6 percent of the votes.
This year, three UW-Madison students out of the 1,286 total nominated from 470 institutions received the Barry Goldwater Scholarship to award their excellence in science and mathematics.
Attorney Jill Karofsky was elected in Tuesday’s municipal election to the only contested Dane County Judge seat, filling the vacancy of 17-year incumbent Judge David Flanagan.
A UW-Madison alum currently representing the campus area on Madison’s city government is set to serve another two-year term, after easily defeating his opponent John Terry Jr.
Incumbent State Superintendent Tony Evers will spend a third term leading Wisconsin’s public education system, after beating former School District Superintendent Lowell Holtz in the municipal election Tuesday.
A strong armed robbery was reported outside a Lakeshore residence hall Monday night, according to a UW-Madison Police Department Crime Warning.A single victim was tackled to the ground by two reported assailants.
Award-winning author Margaret Atwood visited UW-Madison Monday to discuss reinventing a classic story, and to give her Canadian perspective on national funding for the arts.Atwood began with a quip about the U.S administration, and said sarcastically she was “so happy she was able to cross the border.” She later criticized recent executive orders to cut funding from the National Endowment of the Arts.“Defunding the arts is particularly disadvantageous to smaller communities, many of which have now built up an economy of sorts around things like music and theater ... as those go, there’s going to be a big hole in the economy,” Atwood said, in the talk, which was hosted by the UW-Madison Center for the Humanities along with other organizations .The Canadian author’s latest novel is a revitalization of William Shakespeare’s play “The Tempest” in a more modern, technical setting.Atwood explained the use of technology in the book, “Hag-Seed,” to a crowd of more than 1,000 people in Varsity Hall.
FAs across the university have campaigned throughout the semester for “fair and equitable pay.” Although FAs teach the exact same classes, they are paid a lower rate than TAs.
ASM is hosting It’s On Us Week of Action, which includes events Monday through Saturday and features groups like the UW-Madison Army Reserve Officer Training Corps, First Wave and Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment.
Students traveled from across the UW System Monday to testify before the Joint Finance Committee against portions of Gov.
Professor Chad Goldberg, President of United Faculty and Academic Staff, American Federation of Teachers Local 223, called the compensation raise for UW-System employees “modest.” Here, he is pictured at a Faculty Senate meeting.
As the GOP formulates its spending priorities into the new state budget, one proposal from Gov. Scott Walker would lift the sole mandate enforcing a minimum number of hours of instruction per year in Wisconsin schools.The plan would do away with the state law that ensures such criteria in both public and private schools, and also lift time requirements for one-on-one instructor availability for students enrolled in virtual charter schools.Walker’s proposal would make Wisconsin the only state in the country without laws to ensure minimum instruction time for students.“For us, it’s about eliminating the mandate,” Walker told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Monday.
Blood found in the home of a man who was stabbed to death last week was matched to his accused murderer Monday.
Several races on the ballot in Tuesday’s municipal election—including those for judicial, education and city posts—are contested. Here’s what to expect for community members heading to the polls with downtown and campus addresses.
Two former school district superintendents and longtime educators are competing in Tuesday’s municipal election to head Wisconsin’s public education system.
A man stole three women’s wallets and hid them in a large flower pot in downtown Madison early Sunday morning, according to a Madison Police Department incident report.
Several UW-Madison student organizations are looking to raise awareness of sexual violence throughout April, national Sexual Assault Awareness Month.Two organizations on campus—Promoting Awareness Victim Empowerment and We’re Better Than That—are addressing the sensitive topics that surround sexual assault through student activism.WBTT Incoming Students Committee Leader Rachel Nicolaison is running the “Share Your Why” campaign, which aims to create open conversations on sexual assault through personal storytelling.“We want people to get more of the personal touch which is often missing from the conversation,” Nicolaison said.
When Brooke Evans graduates in May she doesn’t want the university to put low-income students’ challenges on the back burner.