PAVE’s increased budget to bring teaching opportunityBy Ellie Herman and JoEllen Amato | Oct. 26, 2015
Members of the UW-Madison student organization Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment are planning to add speaker events and new programs through funds allocated by the Student Services Finance Committee.
Concealed carry on campus is dangerousBy JoEllen Amato and Samantha Wilcox | Oct. 21, 2015
Campus shootings are a horror that are unfortunately becoming a common occurrence in today’s society. Within 2015 alone, there have been 53 campus shootings across the country, killing 30 and injuring 53 people, according to The Kansas City Star. There are multiple schools of thought on how we can overcome this problem: increased gun control, improved treatment of mental health issues or fighting fire with fire by making it easier to defend oneself with a gun. This is the option that Wisconsin lawmakers want to make a reality on University of Wisconsin campuses, with state Rep. Jesse Kremer,R-Kewaskum, and Sen. Devin LeMahieu, D-Rostburg, proposing a bill to the state Senate that would allow students and faculty to conceal carry weapons on campus.
Homeless man arrested for attempted sexual assaultBy JoEllen Amato and Helu Wang | Oct. 5, 2015
Madison police arrested a 43-year-old homeless man for attempted sexual assault early Saturday morning.
Gov. Scott Walker takes hit in new statewide pollBy Andrew Bahl and JoEllen Amato | Sep. 30, 2015
One week after abandoning his presidential aspirations, Gov. Scott Walker's approval rating has fallen to 37 percent in Wisconsin, according to the most recent Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday.
Tight turnaround not a problem for WisconsinBy JoEllen Amato and Matt Davis | Sep. 16, 2015
Last weekend, Wisconsin (6-1) dominated the Badger Classic, sweeping both Georgia and Kent State in three sets at UW Field House.
Iron rock formation records distant past and distant planetsBy JoEllen Amato and Michael Falk | Sep. 2, 2015
From an ancient Mesopotamian plow to corroded engine parts, rusty remnants of past human life have long provided glimpses into worlds more colorful than their own reddish hue.
Bill would allow off duty, retired officers to carry concealed weapons on school groundsBy Andrew Bahl and JoEllen Amato | Mar. 24, 2015
State senators heard public testimony Tuesday on a bill that would allow off-duty and retired law enforcement to carry concealed firearms on school grounds.
Improvements and thrills color strong weekend for BadgersBy Jacob Hams and JoEllen Amato | Mar. 8, 2015
With the Big Ten season just two weeks away, Wisconsin (9-12) traveled to Tampa, Fla. to get warmed up for conference play in the USF Under Armour Invitational. Wisconsin left looking much improved from its mediocre season start, with a 3-2 record in the tournament and a play that will easily make the season highlight reel.
Committee reviews adding homelessness as protected classBy Laura Grulke and JoEllen Amato | Mar. 5, 2015
A Madison committee heard from the director of the Madison Department of Civil Rights Thursday, another step in the process of reviewing adding homelessness as a protected class in the city.