Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules considers order regarding capacity limits at indoor public gatheringsBy Alexa Heller | Oct. 13
The Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules held an Executive Session Tuesday and passed a motion that counters a current emergency order intended to limit the number of people allowed at public gatherings to combat rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin.
A judge denied a request by Republican lawmakers Monday morning to end Gov. Tony Evers’ mask mandate, as Wisconsin grapples with becoming the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic in America.
'Becky is going to listen to us today': BIPOC Coalition, TAA march for racial justice and a police-free campusBy Will Cioci | Oct. 12
Students from a number of UW-Madison organizations marched on the Chancellor’s residence to demand a university response to racial injustice on campus.
UW-Madison stands against a proposed Department of Homeland Security rule that would limit the duration of international student visas.
Interim UW System President Tommy Thompson hired or promoted three new employees with increased salaries even as the number of layoffs within the system’s administration continues to rise.
The Wisconsin Union Directorate Arts Committee, in partnership with the Black Men Coalition of Dane County and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Dane County, projected George Floyd’s last words on the wall of Memorial Union Thursday night as a tribute to bring attention to injustices faced by the Black community.
To thwart the continued transmission of COVID-19, the Madison Police Department began instituting measures to limit social gatherings in the downtown area with the support of UW-Madison leadership.
The City Council approved an ordinance allowing the Madison Police Department to continue, with constraints, to obtain equipment through its 1033 program and passed measures to launch a study on de-escalation alternatives before banning tear gas Tuesday night.
A judge hearing the lawsuit over Wisconsin’s statewide mask mandate asked conservative lawyers Monday afternoon why he should block the order when the state Legislature has not.
What a ban on '1033 Program' procurement would mean for Madison: An interview with Max PrestigiacomoBy Addison Lathers | Oct. 5
A proposed ordinance would prohibit the Madison Police Department from obtaining equipment through the "1033 Program," a federal program that allows law enforcement agencies to acquire military gear.
UW-Madison is not listed among the UW system campuses that will reimburse students and families for segregated student fees.
A resolution passed by the Dane County Board of Supervisors calling to send UW-Madison students home and move to fully remote learning faced opposition from the university, amid increased enrollment numbers and housing contract cancellations.
City leaders have announced all the community-selected appointees ahead of the Tuesday City Council meeting.
Supervisors support the resolution but do not believe the County Board has the authority to make demands of the university.
UW-Madison to be included in ‘Wisconsin Land-Grant System Partnership for Advancing Native Education Pathways’By Olivia Everett | Oct. 2
UW-Madison, the College of Menominee Nation and Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College have been awarded a grant to support Native American students along their educational paths.
Due to the economic hardships of COVID-19, UW-Madison announced full and partial layoffs of 35 people in its Division of Continuing Studies, or around 18% of its staff.
A new policy in the Madison Metropolitan School District that would allow staff to use transgender students’ preferred names and pronouns without consulting parents has been halted amid a temporary injunction after facing a conservative advocacy group’s legal challenges.
As Madisonians prepare to cast their ballots in this year’s presidential election, residents must also decide whether or not they support the Madison Metropolitan School District’s Future Ready Referenda.