Tuesday’s municipal primary had relatively strong voter turnout in Madison and Dane County, according to the city and county clerks’ offices.
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Following a week of unseasonably warm weather, Madison broke the record Wednesday for highest temperature ever tracked in the city during winter.
Hudson Taylor's nonprofit organization, Athlete Ally, aims to end homophobia, transphobia and sexism in the athletic community. Taylor’s credibility in this athletic context is supported by his past achievements, as well as his past as a wrestling coach at Columbia University in New York City.
The UW System Student Representatives lobbied state officials Thursday, following Gov. Scott Walker’s budget proposal. Allowing students to opt out of segregated fees was the top issue according to Jacob Schimmel, president of UW-La Crosse Student Association.
When UW System Student Representatives lobbied at the Capitol last Thursday, they took time to ask that legislators seek provisions for a Violence Prevention Specialist on each UW System campus.
In Tuesday’s spring primary, candidate pools for two different Madison School Board seats were narrowed down to candidates who will advance to the general election.Madison School Board, Seat SixAli Mudrow and Kate Toews are set to vie for seat six of Madison School Board in the upcoming general election, after defeating Cris Carusi in the spring primary Wednesday.Toews beat Carusi by a .3 percent margin, securing 30.2 percent of votes.
The panel’s various professional backgrounds diversified the discussion and perspectives on the weaknesses of our current American justice system; New York Times reporter Yamiche Alcindor was joined by UW-Madison sociology Professor Mike Massoglia and Milwaukee District Attorney John Chisholm.
The state’s Joint Legislative Audit Committee proposed a bill Tuesday that would hold Wisconsin’s Department of Transportation accountable for factoring in inflation when estimating highway project expenses.
Multiple UW-Madison building project requests have been deferred, according to Gov. Scott Walker’s capital budget proposal.The Department of Administration released the proposal Tuesday, which outlines the 2017-2019 spending on public buildings.
Incumbent State Superintendent Tony Evers and former Beloit superintendent Lowell Holtz advanced to the general election in Wisconsin’s only statewide primary on Tuesday.
In keeping with his tough-on-crime reputation, Gov. Scott Walker is hoping to change the way parole is determined in Wisconsin.
Before indefinitely suspending debate, SSFC voted to amend the resolution to include that SSFC does not approve of the proposed opt-out option of allocable portion of segregated fees.
After over four decades of service at UW-Madison, President of the Wisconsin Alumni Association Paula Bonner announced Monday she will retire effective Oct. 31.
Matt Andrzejewski, a university professor and father of a local high school student, says addressing education issues at any level starts with ensuring high teacher morale—especially in the case of Madison Metropolitan School District, where he is running for seat seven on the Board of Education.“How we honor and respect our teachers is a big concern to me,” Andrzejewski said.
Incumbent candidate Ed Hughes, who has served on seat seven of Madison School Board for nine years, says his experience would allow him to effectively lead efforts to secure adequate resources for schools and to address the district’s achievement gap in a fourth term, if reelected.Public education is “under assault” at the federal and state level, according to Hughes.
Friends of Scott Walker launched a digital ad campaign Monday urging people who support the biennial budget proposal to write to their representatives about its benefits. Wisconsinites can send form letters to their legislators by visiting the website WalkerBudget.com.
Balancing the newfound energy of city life with academics proved challenging for Emily Nelis, a student who came to UW-Madison after growing up on an Indian reservation in northern Wisconsin.
Nicki Vander Meulen says she would love to be “out of business” as a juvenile attorney. After seeing the same kids coming back to her for legal help, Vander Meulen—deciding it was time to strengthen restorative justice programs in local education—filed candidacy papers for seat seven of the Madison Metropolitan School District board.
Under the Associated Students of Madison bylaws and Wisconsin state statutes, the Student Services Finance Committee is an independent organization. During its meeting Monday night, SSFC will seek to reaffirm their independent status with legislation.
Chancellor Rebecca Blank approved full-funding from her office for the Our Wisconsin programs. The workshops will engage students in conversations about identities, and go further in depth of the advantages and disadvantages of various groups, according to Our Wisconsin Student Coordinator Katrina Morrison.