Students living off-campus can find themselves faced with a range of issues from faulty heating to animal infestations.
F.H. King and Badger Rock carry on a forward approach to food justice, getting fresh food to those that need it most.
'These are our brothers': Native Americans, experts stood in opposition to efforts to rush a wolf hunting season in WisconsinBy Helena Wehrs | Jan. 28
As Republican lawmakers failed to initiate an immediate wolf hunt, Native Americans, activists and experts questioned the haste behind hunting a recently delisted species.
Wisconsin may be far from the venture capital of the United States when compared to San Francisco, New York or even Chicago. However, the state has quickly become a much more vibrant startup ecosystem than most could ever imagine.
The recent controversy between Colectivo Coffee Roasters and its employees stems from the backlash created from the attempt to unionize due to COVID-19 working conditions.
Food pantries around the globe have seen an uptick in food insecurity as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, and the UW-Madison campus is no exception. Here on campus, various food pantries such as the Open Seat have seen a drastic increase in the number of students, staff and faculty members alike who are struggling to find where their next meal is coming from.
Black students at UW-Madison hope to see diversity change on campus, want a better environment to excel inBy Jonah Rubnitz | Nov. 12
The lack of safe spaces at UW-Madison is directly impacting and harming the mental health of the Black student body, according to Jasmyne Short, a junior studying welfare here on campus.
'War is Madison’s only determinate between now and half a century ago,' says UW-Madison Class of 1970 AlumniBy Ashley Obuljen | Nov. 6
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.
The moment a 12-year-old girl approached artist Isha Camara to tell her the color she painted onto a board covering an Overture Center window was her favorite shade, Carolina blue, Camara knew her intended contribution to the State Street Mural Project was realized.
When rumors of the lockdown began circulating the night of Sept. 9th, students began to panic.
For UW-Madison’s class of 2020, applying to more than 300 jobs might not be enough in the midst of a pandemic — and it’s worse for students of color.By Ashley Obuljen | Sep. 10
One night in March, UW-Madison senior Alexis Terry overheard students discussing the possibility of UW-Madison closing campus for the rest of the semester due to the spread of the novel coronavirus as she worked in the library.
UW-Madison professors try to continuously improve the inclusivity of their teaching techniques. COVID-19 has added a new set of considerations.
When you’re not ‘safer at home’: How city, state services are supporting domestic abuse victims during quarantineBy Allison Garfield | Apr. 30, 2020
Though Madison Police Department has only had a slight 4 percent increase in domestic violence calls since the “Stay-at-Home” order’s been in place, it likely isn’t representative of what’s happening behind closed doors.
Stressors brought by the COVID-19 quarantine have made classes a struggle for UW-Madison students and professors alike, but also created new recognition of the campus community.
In the context of a national trend of decreasing religiosity among college students, COVID-19 has changed the way students — and society as a whole — can practice their faith.
With an increasing population of non-native English speaking students, programs across the state and country provide aid in schools to students learning English as a second language.