Borrowing has become a slippery slope, particularly among the college-aged American. In their senior year of high school, students are trained to fill out the FAFSA as scrupulously as possible in order to get federal financial aid. Then, throughout their college career, they continue to accept both federal and private loans on a yearly basis. Add in graduate school for the truly ambitious, and that’s up to nearly a decade of borrowing money for education with little or no income to supplement it.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Student Labor Action Coalition and Teaching Assistants’ Association welcomed two striking Palermo’s Pizza workers to campus Wednesday to share their experiences from working for the pizza company.
The Associated Students of Madison Student Council decided Wednesday to reconsider the creation of a grassroots sustainability committee after University of Wisconsin-Madison students showed interest in the committee’s creation.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison released a formal position description for the university’s next chancellor on its Human Resources website Wednesday.
Most students could not imagine working on a school project for more than 10 hours straight. However, approximately 60 University of Wisconsin-Madison students, ranging from freshmen to masters, competed in a Facebook-sponsored hackathon Friday and Saturday of last week.
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., spoke about economic issues and their importance in this year’s election at Union South Tuesday prior to a debate between members of a student panel representing different political opinions.
Around seventy-five campus community members filled the Memorial Union’s Great Hall on Tuesday to discuss issues with proposed changes to the University of Wisconsin-Madison personnel plan.
A group of University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty and students won grants from the 2012-13 Fulbright Scholar Program, an organization that gives grants for study abroad and teaching abroad opportunities.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Search and Screen Committee held an online chat Tuesday to receive feedback from another portion of the campus community.
University of Wisconsin-Madison sophomore Amber Cypcar works four days each week at Gordon Commons and nearly 40 hours a week at Buffalo Wild Wings in her hometown during semester breaks. But instead of spending her money on State Street shopping sprees or eating at expensive restaurants, she saves money to pay for her entire college education.
Police arrested University of Wisconsin-Madison biochemistry researcher Christopher Schwartz Monday days after discovering he was growing between 200 and 1,000 grams of marijuana in the university Biochemistry building.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison released a joint statement Monday with University Health Services and the UW-Madison Police Department after a UW-Madison alumna published an account of her sexual assault in The Daily Cardinal.
The Associated Students of Madison Legislative Affairs Committee is in the process of lobbying support for a bill that would protect students from punishment for underage drinking when calling police to help in an emergency.
Editor’s note: the following is an account of sexual assault, and may trigger an emotional response from some readers. The letter is written by a former UW-Madison student and Daily Cardinal staff member. The name was changed at the author’s request.
CollegeFashionistas are the ones who capture and write about the stylish students on the UW-Madison campus, but what about the styles of the Style Gurus themselves? Two of our UW-Madison CollegeFashionista Style Gurus, Taylor Viegut and Chelsi Zollner, sat down with The Daily Cardinal to share their own style tips.