Former UW-Madison President Charles Van Hise defined the Wisconsin Idea as a goal: He wanted the university to impact lives throughout the state. UW-Madison freshman Caroline Hanson kept this message in mind while creating a project that focused on the issue of food insecurity on the local level, which she said is often overlooked “in people’s own backyard.”
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Blaring fire alarms in Lucky Apartments sent hundreds of residents and individuals that occupied the Student Activity Center onto the sidewalks Thursday.
Yes, there is slavery in Madison, according to the student organization Force for Freedom, which used the response to raise awareness of modern-day slavery during a petition-signing event Tuesday.
Despite an April Fools joke teasing about headliners Migos and Noname playing the Revelry Music and Arts Festival, the event has been permanently cancelled.
UW-Madison Police Department responded to reports of disorderly conduct from a patient claiming to be armed at University Hospital Saturday, according to an incident report.
First Generation English Majors, a new student organization, will provide a support network for first-generation students who may experience feelings of not belonging at the university, according to club advisor Karen Redfield.
In classrooms across the country, students might be scolded for using “ain’t” instead of “isn’t.” But a UW-Madison student is working to erase the stigma against Ebonics, also known as African-American Vernacular English.
A strong armed robbery was reported outside a Lakeshore residence hall Monday night, according to a UW-Madison Police Department Crime Warning.
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.
Madison police found probable cause Thursday to suspect Darrick E. Anderson for the murder of downtown resident Andrew Nesbitt.
The Madison Police Department is investigating a homicide after a man was found dead in his downtown apartment.
Earlier this semester, the first floor of Memorial Union reopened after four years of remodel construction with added open space and several new restaurants. In the next month, the Memorial Union Terrace will open for the summer season with some changes as well, including new events and additional services.
Anne P. Massey, a professor and administrator at Indiana University Bloomington, has been named dean of the Wisconsin School of Business, according to university officials.
Following a 2015 survey that revealed high rates of sexual assault at UW-Madison—particularly in residence halls and Greek houses—campus groups have been working to build prevention programs aimed at reducing these numbers.
More students may stay on campus this summer due to university attempts to make Summer Term more accessible through scholarships and flexible courses.
Wednesday night, I think I may have stepped into a 1980s high school dance scene in a John Hughes movie. Tennis was the featured band, playing tunes that matched the retro vibes of their clothing and vocalist Alaina Moore’s voluminous curls.
In the midst of midterms, college students may be asking “Why college?” National Public Radio’s Michel Martin asked panelists, which included four UW-Madison students, this question, and what purpose they think higher education serves.
Toward the end of every spring semester, Mifflin Street residents open their doors to hundreds of UW-Madison students and Madison residents for a Saturday of celebration. The residents of one house, though, are planning for their home to serve a different purpose and mirror the inaugural Mifflin Street Block Party.
Despite a hiatus from touring, Tennis is keeping the ball volleyed on the match that is their career. The indie pop duo, comprised of husband and wife Patrick Riley and Alaina Moore, have set out on tour again to promote their first album since 2014, Yours Conditionally, which drops March 10. Before they sail into Madison and play at High Noon Saloon on Wednesday, Moore, the songwriter and vocalist, chatted with me about her feelings regarding performing across the nation, her subtle feminist messages in their songs and how she hopes the audience “gets whatever they need” from going to one of their shows.
UW-Madison Police Department arrested a suspect Friday in a series of burglaries that occurred on campus, according to a UWPD news release.