Do I think that the uber-rich need to donate significantly more, and that the public should hold them accountable? Absolutely. But do I also think that philanthropy as we know it needs to be re-imagined? Absolutely.
You are right — John Brady’s experience is not unique. His experience resulted from a systemic problem, not a problem limited to one professor/researcher or one department.
When headlines detailing the harrowing situation resulting in grad student John Brady’s death plastered the internet, UW-Madison quaked.
This poem is in response to my removal from Witte Residence Hall. I was removed because of an investigative process in which University Housing is diving into how and why I make white students and students who have white friends uncomfortable.
Why have we led ourselves to believe that busy equals good? Even after breaking free from the shackles of high school, why are we still pigeonholed into the worker ant lifestyle?
We students hear constant chatter of how important Wisconsin is in the election and how important young people are. Our parents and teachers are telling us how critical our votes are going to be this year and the next. But why are we so important?
When the New York Times reached out to me, I had no clue what Julie Bosman, one of the writers behind The Northwestern Daily follow-up piece, was referring to.
There are a lot of reasons to be irritable with one another, to lose our tempers, or to misplace our patience. But there are also a lot of reasons we should give each other a break — to cut ourselves, and others, some slack.
Instead of only teaching the traditional for-profit corporate business model, the business school must be proactive in developing future business leaders with the tools to solve societal challenges.
A racism scandal in Madison struck a national chord this week— the New York Times reported on it, CNN reported on it, Cher even offered to help. When Marlon Anderson, a black security guard, politely asked a student to stop calling him the n-word he was fired for inappropriate language.
Vaping has become a quintessential part of high school and college culture. From school bathrooms to dorm rooms, students vape.
Perhaps the best way to eradicate microaggressions, insensitive blunders or hurtful misunderstandings is not through more mandatory training, initiatives or lectures added to SOAR. Perhaps there is a more effective route through a social structure built on relationships where all parties are viewed as individuals, and not members of opposing groups.
Americans should not have to make a choice between surviving another day with this disease or feeding themselves a meal. Insulin prices need to be capped, as they have been in Colorado at $100 a vial.
For the safety of myself and all of the other students and Madison residents that live in the Central District area of the city, it is utterly irresponsible of the Madison Police Department to remove this critical position that fosters trust between Langdon residents and the police department itself.
The Wiscard we all have grown accustomed to is facing some potential changes for the upcoming freshman class.
Over the past few days, social media has been filled with re-posts of Ellen DeGeneres calling for universal kindness in response to criticism over her evening at the Dallas Cowboys game with former President George W. Bush.
Diversity has become a phenomenon where institutions feel the need to advertise and, at times, even glorify their members of color.
Unpaid internships are the equivalent of servitude, but are still commonplace.