José González tried to reclaim something lost with Vestiges & Claws. He’s heard modern folk artists sing their stories to indie pop radio’s delight, heard them brush up a singer-songwriter’s sound with popish glow and nostalgic love of romance woven between verses and choruses. He knows that, today, folk is a bastardized thing; what once gave a voice to many is now relegated to tropes and easily digested drama.
Well, it’s official. I mean, maybe it’s kind of official. Scott Walker is running for President. This should come as a surprise to no one who has been paying attention to the Governor over the past few months, whose rhetoric and travel schedule has been littered with higher office hopes. Today’s news begs a question, though: can he do it? Does he have the political power to become the Republican nominee? Short answer: absolutely he does.
University of Wisconsin System President Raymond Cross outlined goals for his presidency, such as tackling student debt and ensuring financial transparency, at a news conference at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Friday.
Ever since Wisconsin athletic director and former head coach Barry Alvarez paced the sidelines, the Badgers have established themselves as one of the premier running teams in the country. A massive offensive line coupled with athletic yet powerful tailbacks have led the program to six Big Ten championships and as many Rose Bowl appearances since Alvarez’s arrival in 1990.
The Associated Students of Madison University Affairs Committee held a meeting Wednesday to discuss ways to make students more aware of the university’s resources to help students manage their personal finances.
Analysis of census data indicates Wisconsin’s local and state governments spent close to the national average and employed less government workers per 1,000 residents than 40 other states in 2010.
The UW Board of Regents' Capital Planning Committee voted to demolish Brothers Bar and Grill on University Avenue as early as this summer and approved the renovations slated for the UW-Madison Memorial Union Thursday.