With new initiatives encouraging students to wear masks, and bottles of hand sanitizer seemingly as prevalent as Badger fans in Madison, UW-Madison. Has already implemented new social distancing and health safety initiatives in order to combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and mitigate its effects on student life.
UW-Madison’s “Smart Restart” program kicks into gear while positive cases increase on campus.
Guidelines enacted by UW-Madison administration aim to protect and support students during COVID-19. To what extent do these guidelines infringe on freedom of expression?
Friday, Aug. 27 marked the fourth consecutive day of Black Lives Matter protests in Madison following the shooting of Jacob Blake. But something was different this time — only about 50 people showed up to the demonstration to protest police brutality.
The city’s Public Safety Review Committee has finished its work in establishing the Alder Work Group’s ordinance for new methods of monitoring the Madison Police Department.
Gov. Tony Evers has distributed CARES Act funds across the UW System to implement detailed COVID-19 testing programs on campuses.
Members of the Guard work to increase testing efficiency and overcome language barriers with Wisconsin residents
UW-Madison will have a three-part testing program in place when students return to campus in the fall, according to Chancellor Rebecca Blank.
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said Wisconsin may need to consider more stringent regulations for bars going forward, expressing concern over the rising number of COVID-19 cases.
Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin slammed President Trump’s response to Black Lives Matter protests, trade wars early in the year and COVID-19 Wednesday.
Every night I wonder if people will continue to congregate at the Capitol in Madison, and every night hundreds show up.
UW-Madison students who witnessed violence in Madison beginning Saturday share their experiences.
Riots broke out at the end of the night on State Street again Monday, but it shouldn’t overshadow the 13 hours of peaceful protest demonstrated earlier that day.
Thousands turned out for the peaceful protest for Black Lives Matter in Madison Saturday afternoon, but it ended with hundreds looting local businesses with the remnants of tear gas in their eyes.
It was supposed to be a peaceful protest, and, for about six hours, it was — and then it was not.
While it is still unclear what a reopening would like, UW System President Ray Cross announced he “fully expects” UW campuses to reopen for the upcoming fall semester.
The Wisconsin State Supreme Court struck down Gov. Tony Evers’ ‘stay-at-home’ order in a 4-3 decision Wednesday, putting Wisconsin’s coronavirus response plan in the hands of the Legislature.
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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.
The Madison Police Department will be citing any social gatherings that violate the stay-at-home order.