Students and mental health professionals are working to offer suicide prevention resources to UW-Madison’s campus community.
With social distancing guidelines and stay-at-home orders in full effect, law enforcement agencies are learning how to do their jobs without furthering the virus’s spread.
Journalists have a job to inform the public, but in an unprecedented public health crisis there is a fine line between informing and spreading fear — when does news help, when does it hurt and how can journalists best report on coronavirus?
Students at UW-Madison are often willing to engage in meaningful political discourse despite increasingly polarized party politics, but sometimes struggle to find opportunities to do so.
By having a unique status as a voucher school, some private institutions are able to exclude LGBTQ+ students and staff while receiving tax dollars.
While UW-Madison’s plan to modernize libraries through mass digitalization is designed to make resources more accessible, could removing physical copies from the campus’ stacks have unexpected consequences?
While the last week was Madison’s official “Welcoming Week” for immigrants and refugees in the city, the benefits these individuals bring to their communities last much longer.
Seeking out counseling for mental health can be difficult for anyone, but students from underrepresented backgrounds sometimes must navigate additional barriers surrounding language and identity. As a result, UW Mental Health Services is working towards building multicultural awareness into their practice.
Individuals can continue to learn throughout their lives — beyond a traditional K-12 or college education — often bringing benefits to both the individual and the community.
Despite the physical distance from the border, issues facing immigrants within the Wisconsin community are not far away.
International students contemplate future careers in the U.S., but face challenges that local students may not have to worry about.
'Miss Saigon,' the Broadway musical that recently wrapped up its run at the Overture Center, attracted backlash from the campus community, who protested and initiated dialogue on Asian American representation.
For the first time in Madison’s history, the seven seats on the Madison Metropolitan School Board are held entirely by women. Now, what else will change?
SHANGHAI — The Chinese New Year, also called the Spring Festival, is an annual holiday in China that celebrates the end of one lunar year and the beginning of another. The Lunar Calendar has a twelve year cycle with one of twelve animals being the animal of the year. 2019 is the Year of the Pig, symbolizing wealth. The celebration, which includes families gathering together, special meals eaten on specific days, and religious traditions, lasts for fifteen days. A large amount of people leave the big cities to join family in their hometowns resulting in what is known as the largest human migration on the planet. An estimated three billion trips were made this year. Though many left the massive metropolis for the week, I arrived in Shanghai, a city that in recent years has seen a large population increase and rapid development, for the first several days of the Spring Festival.
MeToo founder Tarana Burke told students they have the power to make a change in sexual violence at UW-Madison during her visit this week. MeToo has already found a place on campus both in and out of the classroom.
Women of color leaders at UW-Madison will be presented awards for their achievements this coming March.
After the recent attack of an 11-year-old girl at Whitehorse Middle School, Madison community members expressed frustrations to the Madison Metropolitan School Board about racism within district schools.
A year following the mass shooting in Parkland, staggering numbers of student activists, local lawmakers and gun control advocates have demanded reforms to be set in motion — a movement sweeping not only in the state, but throughout the nation.
Less than a minute after student protesters draped their hand-painted banners over the second floor railing at Union South, campus security forced the small group to roll up their flags and issued some of them warnings.
Students of color lack mental health support, but new counselors of color offer understanding and assistance.