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Monday, December 06, 2021


UW-Madison students who suffer from invisible illnesses, both mental and physical, combat alienation and discomfort daily with help from collaborative resources within University Health Services. 

Invisible illnesses burden more students than meets the eye

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.

At UW-Madison, 19.7 percent of students screened positive for an eating disorder. 

Where eating gets complicated

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.

IN-DEPTH an Honor or a rip-off?

Marilyn Sallee checked her Wiscmail account throughout the previous year to find, on several occasions, emails from an organization called The messages commended her “academic achievements” and accepted her into the society.

The Daily Cardinal Bar Guide

The 2014 Daily Cardinal Bar Guide

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.

John Thomas

The Capitol Profiles: Meet John Thomas

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.

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Interactive end-of-semester projects go beyond traditional exams

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.


UW Hodags: the 'ultimate' club sport

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.

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