Bronze Radio Return faced that uphill battle at the Frequency this Sunday that all bands have to someday face: the Sunday night crowd. With the exception of a few loud members, the audience responded initially with awkward enjoyment. They were clearly receptive of the music, but something held them back.
Sneezing and sniffling classmates, germy doorknobs, public restrooms—it feels like getting sick is impossible to avoid. Each year, influenza affects the campus community and students miss significant amounts of class time and work. To limit the effects of the flu on the student population, University Health Services (UHS) offers a flu shot, free of charge, to every UW-Madison student through November 20.
I find myself often stymied when considering how to write about games. Not truly permeated into the mainstream (though advocates will herald the “Call of Duty” series’ gross as “larger than Hollywood”) I find myself often simply justifying the thought I put into the medium. Yet the games themselves and the subtexts they contain is enough to merit study as a form of literature, akin to the study of cinema and television.
City officials were caught between competing ideals Tuesday, when a protest organized by Madison West and East High School students regarding Tony Robinson's death shut down traffic on East Washington Avenue for several hours.
Representatives from the Wisconsin Innocence Project presented before roughly 40 state legislators and staff members Wednesday, emphasizing the need for law enforcement to wear electronic surveillance devices, as well as a need for an increase in the compensation for Wisconsinites who are wrongly convicted of crimes.
An online course about an Aldo Leopold-type approach to sustainable hunting enrolled thousands of students, spurred fervent discussions in online forums and drew over 80 participants to an exposition that included a deer skinning demonstration and pheasant hunt. Though by many counts it was successful, the future of courses like it is uncertain in the face of university resource strains.
The Legislative Affairs Committee began the semester Monday discussing the upcoming budget and its suggested effects to the UW system’s funding along with rumors of UW-Madison becoming a public entity.