What marks the distinction between a festival headliner and a band at the bottom of the undercard?
Serial, the breakout podcast about a murder mystery involving high school sweethearts, fundamentally changed the burgeoning podcast industry.
If the guiding principle of the Wisconsin Idea is indeed to bring knowledge beyond the state’s campuses, UW-Madison’s partnership with Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan may be the most extreme manifestation of that goal.
In “The Fast and The Furious” (2001), a dreamy undercover cop named Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker) tries to infiltrate a crew of Los Angeles street racers.
In the first episode of Rock With the Flock, The Daily Cardinal arts staff discusses the latest movie trailers, "13 Reasons Why" and upcoming films. To listen on SoundCloud, click here. Thor: Ragnarok (0:37) War for the Planet of the Apes (6:27) IT (8:15) 13 Reasons Why (12:05) The Fate of the Furious (25:32) The Circle (29:34) Guardians of the Galaxy 2 (33:20)
For most people, the categories of ‘male’ and ‘female’ are taken as undeniably natural divisions. But a new film from four UW-Madison students, which will be showcased at the Chazen Art Museum this evening, is looking to challenge the notion that men have to put on a ‘masculine’ front.
Surely you’ve seen, or at least heard of, David Zucker’s movies. The 1971 UW-Madison alumnus is a giant in the film industry. He directed “Airplane!” and “The Naked Gun,” and helped start the careers of South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker as well as “Dumb and Dumber” directors Peter and Bobby Farrelly. In town for a campus tour with his son, I sat down with Zucker to talk about his time at UW-Madison and everything that followed.
Spring break is great because you can do a lot of great things during spring break: Break up with significant other Get back with significant other Spend time with high school friends Ignore high school friends Spend time with family Ignore family Sit alone watching Netflix, wondering if you should spend time with your high school friends or family, or maybe get back with your significant other Go on a road trip Complain about how short spring break is Everyone knows that option #8 is the best option.
For all the praise this year’s Oscars field garnered for being diverse and inclusive, the awards show still featured a familiar shortcoming: zero women nominated for Best Director. This isn’t unusual: in 85 of the show’s 89 ceremonies, the category has been all male, and only four females have ever been nominated (Kathryn Bigelow is the lone winner for “The Hurt Locker”).
Even if the wage increase happens, UW-Madison professors will make less than other universities.
“On campus there’s a deep sense of failure of the system,” said junior Omar Jandal. “Because even if we don’t like it, who are we going to speak out to? Our representatives? These protests are being done in airports, yet this rhetoric continues.”