In 2017, Mount Pleasant, Wis., residents were forced out of their homes for a large high-tech plant promising a surge of new jobs. More than three years later, the Foxconn project was never built and the village is in debt.
Racial disparities task force makes policing recommendations as Evers orders state law enforcement to review use of force policiesBy Ashley Obuljen | Apr. 23, 2021
A subcommittee of the Wisconsin Assembly’s bipartisan Task Force on Racial Disparities issued recommendations on policing Wednesday but stopped short of recommending sweeping changes to chokehold and no-knock warrant policies.
'War is Madison’s only determinate between now and half a century ago,' says UW-Madison Class of 1970 AlumniBy Ashley Obuljen | Nov. 6, 2020
According to UW-Madison class of 1970 alumni Donald Fischer, Madison looks much like it did 50 years ago while in the midst of a social justice movement. The only difference is that the city is being ravaged by a pandemic instead of a war.
Decades after a University of Wisconsin-Madison alumna found her freshman-year roommate bleeding in their dorm room, the campus remains a battleground for women’s rights.
For UW-Madison’s class of 2020, applying to more than 300 jobs might not be enough in the midst of a pandemic — and it’s worse for students of color.By Ashley Obuljen | Sep. 10, 2020
One night in March, UW-Madison senior Alexis Terry overheard students discussing the possibility of UW-Madison closing campus for the rest of the semester due to the spread of the novel coronavirus as she worked in the library.
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.
UW-Madison students who witnessed violence in Madison beginning Saturday share their experiences.
CET Academic Programs suspended its Spring term programs in Florence and Siena after the Center for Disease Control issued a level three travel warning Friday recommending avoidance of non-essential travel to Italy.
Amid coronavirus outbreaks in Italy, CET Academic Programs has offered two options to current UW-Madison students in Florence: depart home to the U.S. for three weeks, study remotely and return before March 23 or remain in Florence and continue attending in-person classes.