“Are you sick of this sh*t yet?” reads the first sentence of Pitchfork’s “Top 10 Albums of 1999” article published in 2001. “...Let's not forget the New York Times' incredibly out- of- touch list of the 25 best albums of all time. (One word: No.)” The introduction reads like an angry college student madly pounding at their keyboard, more concerned with establishing a flippant attitude towards mainstream music journalism than introducing a list for the best albums of the year. A Pitchfork article beginning in such a manner in the year 2015 would raise eyebrows with its complete lack of professionalism, yet it was this exact attitude that propelled the website into the cornerstone for independent music journalism that so many regard it as today.
In movies and TV shows, high schools often feature two stereotypes: band nerds and jocks. Dan Voltz would have been the character that defies the societal norms, a Troy Bolton-esque protagonist that excels athletically and musically. Maybe he’s not exactly like Zac Efron’s character from “High School Musical,” but Voltz has a love for both music and football.
Wisconsin wide receivers not named Alex Erickson combined for 39 catches and 427 yards in 2014. Wisconsin receivers named Alex Erickson compiled 55 catches for 772 yards. When Joel Stave and Tanner McEvoy dropped back to pass, they didn’t have a whole lot of consistent options on the outside to throw to.
Livability.com ranked Madison as the best place to live for 2015 after considering more than 2,000 other cities, according to a city of Madison news release.
Police are investigating an attempted robbery that occurred early Sunday morning on South Bedford Street, according to Madison Police Department spokesperson Joel DeSpain in an incident report.
University police arrested a University of Wisconsin-Madison student at the Kohl Center during the UW men’s basketball game Saturday for fourth degree sexual assault, battery and disorderly conduct, UW-Madison Police Department Spokesperson Marc Lovicott said.
In 2012, presidential candidates are expected raise and spend approximately eight billion dollars in campaign contributions, an increase of 20 percent from the 2008 election.President Barack Obama alone is expected to raise about one billion dollars for his campaign, and don’t expect that money to come from teaching unions or the ACLU; despite Obama’s promise of liberal change, his 2008 campaign accepted more money from the financial sector than anyone in history.
A survey released Thursday highlighted the effects funding cuts have had on public schools since the adoption of Wisconsin's biennial state budget.