Union South’s traffic has declined by 10 percent every year for the past three years, Jacob Hahn, Wisconsin Union’s director for the outdoor programs office, said.
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In a press conference with Madison public officials, students and educators, Gov. Scott Walker and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan were called on to make a difference in the push to pass new gun legislation.Jennifer Cheatham, superintendent of the Madison public schools, stressed the importance of student safety in schools, saying “we demand action because school safety is not a political issue, it is only about keeping our children safe.”Cheatham also emphasized the value of keeping the conversation of gun reform alive in Madison schools.
Legislators are arguing over a controversial bill allowing any individual with a concealed carry permit to bring guns into private schools, with some lawmakers arguing it could bring more violence to schools, while other say the bill would help reduce the risk of school shootings in the state.
Nearly a week after ranking among the top producers of Peace Corps volunteers worldwide, UW-Madison kicked off its week-long celebration of the 57th anniversary of the federal volunteer program Monday night.Peace Corps Week began with “A Peace Corps Tip or Two,” a discussion panel where prospective volunteers met with former volunteers to learn about service life abroad. Throughout the event, returned volunteers reflected on their experiences, explaining how their volunteer experiences impacted their lives.
The UW System Board of Regents Executive Committee approved a resolution Tuesday to return Wisconsin Public Radio and Wisconsin Public Television to its administrative home at UW-Madison, according to a UW System press release.
To the dismay of Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa, D-Milwaukee, a bill that would grant undocumented Wisconsin residents the opportunity to receive in-state tuition at UW System institutions once again failed to pass, according to a recent press release.The 2017-’18 cost of out-of-state tuition at UW-Madison was $34,783, compared to $10,533 for in-state students.
UW-Madison administration reassured students that participation in April’s national walkout in protest of gun violence in schools would not hurt their chances of being admitted to the university, the Journal Sentinel reported Monday.
Over 150 people converged on the Capitol Square Saturday afternoon for the Working People’s Day of Action, a rally organized by the Madison wing of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). Protesters crowded the steps of the Capitol building overlooking State Street, many holding signs from local unions with slogans like “Stop the War on Workers” and “Unrig the System.” Some held banners for other progressive groups like the International Socialist Organization and the Poor People’s Campaign.
In the last day of session activity this year, Assembly Republicans hurried to check off a series of top priorities on their legislative agenda.
In an effort to raise awareness for campus contraception resources, University Health Services and a student organization are working together on a series of contraceptive workshops slated to take place next month.
UW System President Ray Cross said there needs to be conversation about what shared governance is.
Wisconsin Pubic Television and Wisconsin Public Radio will return to its organizational home at UW-Madison.
Wisconsin’s Kohler Co. has partnered with leaders in UW -Madison’s College of Engineering to create the Kohler Visualization Innovation Studio in order to foster innovative, young engineers — who will hopefully go work for Kohler.
UW-Madison faculty and students met at the Education Building Thursday to discuss ways to promote transgender inclusivity on college campuses.Z Nicolazzo, an assistant professor of higher education and student affairs at Northern Illinois University, spoke to approximately 50 students and faculty about the importance of fostering an inclusive campus environment, saying there are ongoing obstacles that transgender individuals face on campuses across the country.
Skepticism was already brewing before city officials even had the inaugural meeting of the Task Force on Structure of City Government Thursday night.
The State Assembly unanimously passed a series of anti-crime and prison restructuring bills Wednesday but this overwhelming support for the legislation, however is not felt as strongly in the state Senate.
Hundreds gathered on Library Mall Wednesday evening to stand in solidarity with the Parkland, Fla. community and to honor the 17 lives lost during the mass shooting that occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Feb. 14.
The Daily Cardinal sat down with Madison Alder Arvina Martin, District 11, to discuss her upbringing as a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation and how that community influenced her life in public service.
UW-Madison is once again the top producer of Peace Corps volunteers in the country, ranking first among large universities in the number of volunteers worldwide for the second consecutive year, according to a university release Wednesday.Since the founding of the Peace Corps in 1961, 3,279 volunteers from UW-Madison have served communities around the world — the second largest number of people from a single institution. This is the fourth year that UW-Madison has ranked in the top five universities and colleges, and there are currently 85 Badgers volunteering worldwide.
Emmy-winning journalist and co-anchor of ABC’s “20/20” David Muir will be the keynote speaker at UW-Madison’s spring commencement ceremony, the university announced Wednesday.