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.
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.
Madison police arrested a 43-year-old homeless man for attempted sexual assault early Saturday morning.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.