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Dining program sees $500,000 increase in sales as result of meal plan

Students last semester spent approximately half a million dollars more in dining halls than they did in Fall 2017 as a result of the new mandatory meal plan for incoming students, according to UW-Madison officials. University Housing Director Jeff Novak said the meal plan, which requires first-year students living in residence halls to make a $1,400 minimum deposit onto their Wiscards for on-campus dining, “rebounded” the dining program from where it was “a few years ago.”

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Arrests made in battery incident outside residence hall

UW-Madison Police Department arrested three suspects Tuesday in connection to the battery incident that occurred outside a UW-Madison residence hall last week. According to a university police report, a UW-Madison student was injured following a fight outside Sellery Hall last Friday. The fight stemmed from another confrontation earlier in the evening at a downtown bar. The victim in the battery suffered a broken wrist and a concussion as a result of the altercation, according to the report.

UW-Madison Police Department arrested a man in child abuse case, Sunday night. 
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Battery reported outside UW-Madison residence hall

A battery reportedly involving a UW-Madison student outside a residence hall early Friday morning, according to a UW-Madison Crime Warning issued Saturday afternoon. The warning said the UW-Madison Police Department received the report Saturday and are actively investigating the incident.

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Students to file hate and bias report against university for KKK committee response

A group of UW-Madison students and alumni are responding to the university’s Ku Klux Klan study group decision by filing a hate and bias report. Adan Raed Abu-Hakmeh, a UW-Madison senior, announced on Facebook Tuesday her plans to file a hate and bias report against the university for its “inadequacy in renouncing the memorialization of the KKK on campus.”

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Incoming students largely choosing more expensive tier meal plan, data show

The majority of first-year students living in residence halls in the upcoming semester are selecting high-tiered options in the new meal plan program unveiled by University Dining, according to documents obtained by The Daily Cardinal. A document distributed at a meeting between a dining shared governance group and University Dining officials revealed that 73.66 percent of the 4,511 students who have signed their housing contracts for the fall chose to deposit a minimum of $2,100 onto their WisCard exclusively for on-campus dining.

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Sunburst chairs to return to Memorial Union Terrace

It is that time of year again. The Memorial Union Terrace will celebrate the warm weather Tuesday by returning its popular sunburst chairs to their lakeside home at 4:30 p.m., the Wisconsin Union announced Monday. The Union will begin Terrace season — an almost 90-year-old tradition — by inviting UW-Madison students and community members to line up at the North Park Street entrance to the Terrace at 3:30 p.m. Each person in line will pick up a chair to take onto the Terrace, kicking off the 2018 Terrace season.

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Burglaries occur in Grainger, police think they are connected

UW-Madison police are investigating four instances of burglary and theft between Friday, April 13 and Monday, according to a UW-Madison Crime Warning. The crimes — believed to be connected — occurred in unlocked offices, classrooms and at Capital Cafe in Grainger Hall, according to the alert. Police believe the same suspect is responsible for all four crimes.

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The Student Occupational Therapy Association has set up bag-collection bins in the Morgridge Center, Smith Hall, Union South, the Natatorium and the SHELL.

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Hundreds of UW-Madison students and community members rallied with MMSD students on the steps of the Wisconsin State Capitol.

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UW-Madison School of Medicine diversity outreach and communications manager Beverly Hutcherson and Wisconsin School of Business professor Min Li spoke at Memorial Union Monday about their experiences as women of color in their fields.

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DiMarco described his first encounters using sign language with both the hearing and deaf communities at his lecture as part of the Wisconsin Union Directorate's Distinguished Lecture Series.

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Mark Figueroa, 22, was arrested after he allegedly cut a woman’s hand with a knife on the 600 block of State Street.

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Around a thousand alumni, students and community members gathered for the grand opening of UW-Madison's Alumni Park Friday evening. 

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