Hipster artist Luke Johnson renounced the physical realm late Monday evening, resulting in a massive plummet in sales for the offbeat painter in large part due to his signature blank paintings. Johnson, a recluse, believed the physical realm was simply too clichéd for his artistic gift and shackled him to the limitations of the senses.
This week’s temperature dip corresponded perfectly with the football schedule, with Big Ten Conference play starting this weekend. Nothing quite says fall like a crisp afternoon watching a power-running offense smash into a run-stopping defense, and high temperatures certainly wouldn’t do the matchup between Wisconsin (3-1) and Iowa (4-0) Saturday justice.
As a Senate committee heard testimony on three abortion-related bills Tuesday, an otherwise united Republican party showed signs of disagreement on one of them.
A group of 15 Midwest research universities, including UW-Madison, announced their partnership with a network of 14 liberal arts colleges Monday in an effort to encourage liberal arts students to pursue graduate and academic work, according to a UW-Madison news release.
A bipartisan group of senators, including U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., proposed legislation Wednesday that would designate 25 universities nationwide as “Manufacturing Universities” and provide increased funding for their engineering programs.
The state Senate passed a right-to-work bill over impassioned pleas from Democratic senators and cries of “shame” from gallery onlookers Wednesday at the state Capitol.
Madison police reported property damage and vandalism on the west side of Madison Saturday that statements from Jewish Community members later characterized as anti-Semitic in nature.