Kathie Rasmussen Women's Theatre strives to enhance the work of women's artistic and social abilities through one rule: the plays must be written and directed by women.
There are very few things in life that never seem to get old — one of them is the cover band Rod Tuffcurls and The Bench Press. In the four times that I’ve seen them perform, their set list has rarely changed, yet they somehow manage to always surprise me.
The rise in popularity of e-cigarettes have Dane County education professionals worried, the City of Madison announced Tuesday. The city shared results of a survey focused on e-cigarettes, which was sent in May to staff from Dane County schools, including nurses, social workers and Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse program coordinators, as well as middle and high school principals.
Wagatwe Wanjuki, an activist, blogger and writer, spoke as the UW-Madison keynote speaker for Sexual Assault Awareness Month Tuesday evening in the Red Gym to the audience about her personal experience with sexual assault.
Members of local chapters of Our Wisconsin Revolution said in a panel Thursday that messaging needs to improve regarding social and economic inequality. According to the OWR website, the organization aims to take the Wisconsin government back from elite power, as well as address racial and economic inequality around the state.
Though UW-Madison is well-known for its Babcock milk and ice cream, many students don’t know where their dairy products come from.
If you’ve logged on to Twitter lately, you may have noticed that the University of Wisconsin Police Department’s logo is now teal. This is just a small step in UW-Madison’s effort to increase dialogue about sexual violence on campus during Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Coleman Chung was charged Tuesday with sexually assaulting a woman who passed out at a UW-Madison dining hall on Sept. 29 and recording the incident on video. According to a criminal complaint obtained by the Wisconsin State Journal, the 30-year-old Monona resident was charged with four counts of second-degree sexual assault of a 17-year-old UW-Madison student outside Gordon Dining Hall.
Jeremy Scahill — an investigative reporter, war correspondent and former UW System student — spoke Tuesday evening about the current state of the media and the importance of holding governmental organizations accountable. Scahill, an award winning journalist for the national security outlet The Intercept, told the audience at Memorial Union that society is too focused on finding issues with President Trump. He said this focus deflects attention from organizations like the National Security Agency, CIA and special operations forces, who should also be held accountable for their actions.
In a recent survey, students reported a UW-Madison inclusion program effectively increased awareness of and respect for diversity on campus among first-year students in residence halls. Survey data revealed students who participated in the Our Wisconsin program — a three-hour workshop focused on respect for diversity, community connection, identifying bias and gaining appreciation for others’ experiences — were more aware of cultural differences on campus.