Entering the school year, students and faculty alike were anxious for how the semester would look. How would the pandemic affect day-to-day campus operations, and could we return “safely” back to campus?
The Daily Cardinal Editorial Board
At the Daily Cardinal, we stand with survivors of sexual assault; finding it critical that we — and others — do the same with our words and actions, we can no longer support Ayomi Obuseh.
UW-Madison must take strong action in the best interests of students that are left out of aid and scholarship conversations.
The Editorial Board dives into facets of labor culture — parsing through the ways in which it has neglected systemic inequalities, exploited youth, perpetuated cycles of oppression and manifested in our immediate environment.
UW is having a serious crisis of character regarding this issue and it is questionable as to why they support progressive ideals within the community, yet benefit directly from what is essentially legal slavery.
Everyone capable of voting in local elections should, and every single member of the city and campus community should stay aware of local politics. After all, change starts from the ground up.
Editor’s Note: On March 31, 2021, the Daily Cardinal retracted this endorsement of Ayomi Obuseh for District 8 Alder following the candidate’s discouraging comments on sexual assault. Read the full statement here.
To those not convinced that their vote carries enough weight, or to those that are not compelled to act this election day, we urge you: Vote for those who cannot — their lives, that are equally as intrinsic and dignified as your own, deserve nothing less.
From our systems of policing and criminal justice to the two-party system at large, the structures that govern our lives at the local and national level must be re-evaluated, rebuilt and reorganized.