A majority of the state Supreme Court voted Wednesday to replace Justice Shirley Abrahamson as chief justice, hours after a constitutional amendment authorizing them to do so was certified, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.
UW-Madison Associate Professor Karma Chávez spoke to students and the public Thursday about her book “Queer Migration Politics” in her talk entitled “Queering Borders: Immigration, Race and Sexuality.”
Wisconsin election officials are projecting voter turnout for Tuesday’s election to be similar to that of the 2012 Recall Election, according to Government Accountability Board spokesperson Michael Haas.
Republicans will control the Wisconsin state Senate in its next session after Tuesday night’s elections, but proposed recounts by state Democrats may cut into their overall advantage.
Hey gang! Wasn’t Mifflin rad? I bet we all did totally awesome things that were original and hilarious that we can’t really remember cause we drank SO MUCH, amiright? Except I, ever your faithful columnist, did not make it to Mifflin this year. I could pretend that I was swayed by the wise words of Lori Berquam, or that I decided that Mifflin is sophomoric or that I was busy seeing a band you never heard of because they are still underground or whatever, but alas, I would be untruthful. Nope, I didn’t make it to Mifflin because of freaking Lyme Disease.
Following the university’s announcement that former Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz would deliver the commencement address for the Spring 2012 graduating class, students celebrated the news as “inspiring.”
We all know how stressful it is finding off-campus housing in Madison, and that is in a town we know and presumably with people we know, as well. Imagine, then, finding housing in a big bad city. If you have done this before, you will know what I am getting at. If not, then prepare yourselves for the excruciating and uncomfortable experience that is finding housing post-graduation.
As part of his initiative to save the university money amid mass cuts in state funding, Chancellor Ward announced the first annual UW-Madison Hunger Games in which freshmen will fight to the death.
Aaaah, springtime. Everything is in bloom, nobody cares about school and Cinco de Mifflin is close on the horizon. It is a truly glorious time of year. However, April does not just bring out the flowers or adorable baby critters, but something else much more nefarious: runners.
Word quickly spread across the UW-Madison campus Thursday of a humanities major earning paid employment upon graduation, resulting in reactions of confusion, despair and hope.