Invisible disorders, like digestive problems and depression, among numerous others, are seen at UW-Madison more often than students may realize, according to Lisa Webne-Behrman, a psychologist at University Health Services. Webne-Behrman gave examples of depression, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and learning disabilities.
A Healthy Minds study launched by University Health Services just over one year ago reported that 19.7 percent of UW-Madison students screened positive on SCOFF assessments, meaning they answered two or more questions affirmatively and could be diagnosed with an eating disorder. This falls only slightly short of the national average of 20.6 percent.
Marilyn Sallee checked her Wiscmail account throughout the previous year to find, on several occasions, emails from an organization called HonorSociety.org. The messages commended her “academic achievements” and accepted her into the society.
While campaigning for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Ohio a week before the election, President Barack Obama spoke of the double standards that have morphed voters’ perception of Clinton. “When a guy’s ambitious and out in the public arena and working hard, well that’s OK,” Obama said.
Performance on game days doesn’t solely revolve around the football team. Wisconsin’s Spirit Squad—cheerleading, dance and the university mascot, Bucky—also has to win for the crowd. “It’s an experience that’s comparable to none,” said senior Tori Rogers, cheerleading co-captain.
We at The Daily Cardinal know that if there’s one thing to take away from Madison’s bar scene, it’s that it’s never short on memorable nights (and days) out. Here are our picks for the most scrumptious drinks, most eccentric personalities and best one-of-a-kind hot spots.
Gone are the Saturday SERF sessions to burn off and sweat out beverages consumed the night before if a new Madison business has anything to say about it. The Capitol Pedaler owners are ushering in the era of exercising while you drink.
A somber look hangs from John Thomas’s face as he leans against a street lamp, selling copies of Street Pulse to pedestrians. I approach him, nervous he will turn down my requests for an interview as multiple people already had, but the notion delights him. A wide smile quickly chases the shadows away from his face as he divulges, with astounding honesty, the details of his past and present circumstances.
Each semester, a number of students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison visit the Dean of Students Office to talk about withdrawing from the term for reasons related to mental health or substance abuse.
Snippets of songs and suggestions filled the warm air of the top floors in Lathrop Hall as the First Wave students rehearsed interpretations of their Physics in the Arts material using movement and sound to morph academics into contemporary art. While one may be able to glance away from dull physics notes on lenses, it is impossible to ignore a gigantic camera composed of people who each explain their principal purposes.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison has long been defined by its superior athletic teams, but one of its best up-and-coming sports may be one few people are even aware exists. With its fast-paced gameplay and players’ intense commitment, ultimate is a UW-Madison sport on the rise.
The renting rush for the high-rise life: A shift to central living adds to Madison’s November signing frenzyBy Samy Moskol | Nov. 1, 2012
Just 15 years ago when the land the Embassy sits on was an IHOP, students often lived in Madison neighborhoods far and wide and began looking for their next apartment in the spring. Fast forward to 2012: Madison Property Management received its first inquiry on Aug. 17 for a lease that would start a year later.
At the first lecture for Political Science 103, before explaining the United Nations or mentioning Greece’s economic troubles, Professor Jon Pevehouse announces that he donates the royalties he makes off of UW-Madison students who buy new copies of his textbook to the Red Cross.