Madison officials examined the city’s public safety department emergency preparedness at a Thursday press conference, declaring while they are ready to respond to tragedies, they are looking to improve prevention.
A Dane County judge dismissed Tuesday a 2014 lawsuit against Gov. Scott Walker’s administration that attempted to raise the state’s minimum wage.
Hampered by their worst shooting performance in nearly a decade, the Wisconsin Badgers (4-3) fell to the No. 7 Oklahoma Sooners (4-0) in a blowout Sunday, losing 65-48.
Upon postponing his debut album, Talib Kweli stepped onto the hip-hop scene with rapper Mos Def, creating the duo known as Black Star. The pair quickly became the game’s warranted political justice gurus, lighting up two successful solo careers with social commentary and political strife fueling the release. Now 17 years later, Kweli’s will to shake the public conscience becomes a shared effort. This time he teams up with veteran producer 9th Wonder and a handful of guest spots on Indie 500.
UW-Madison alumni, staff and students weighed in on the nationwide discussions about racial prejudice at an event Wednesday evening.
A former international student who earned her doctorate in counseling psychology, University Health Services psychologist Canzi Wang provides counseling for current international UW-Madison students who may face cultural barriers. Wang hopes to help international students who are struggling with the difficulties of adapting to an entirely new culture and country, according to a university release.
Wisconsin joined 23 other states Friday in a lawsuit to halt new federal carbon regulations, which some state leaders say will stifle manufacturing jobs in the state.