Tensions rose as a Trump caravan disrupted the WBSU demonstration of recognizing and healing Black fatigue in the weeks before the election.
Protest was at the front of everyone’s mind this summer, as police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor stirred up a movement for racial and social justice with a magnitude not seen in 80 years.
Wisconsin flipped blue in this election as former Vice President Joe Biden won the state by a razor-thin 20,000 vote margin, matching President Trump's margin of victory in 2016.
According to UW-Madison class of 1970 alumni Donald Fischer, Madison looks much like it did 50 years ago while in the midst of a social justice movement. The only difference is that the city is being ravaged by a pandemic instead of a war.
Student representatives in City Council, County Board and committees say the structure of those bodies impose barriers to community participation in governance.