No. 1 Wisconsin (10-0-0 WCHA 14-0-0 overall) upended the Lindenwood Lions (1-3-2 CHA, 3-9-2 overall) in Madison by taking away a pair of physical victories this past Friday and Sunday. The Badgers resumed their record-breaking start to the season and continued to impress, both offensively and defensively.
In an effort to compete with peer institutions, UW-Madison announced Tuesday plans to change the policy by which graduate assistantship stipends are set.
We are fast approaching that warm and fuzzy time of year that brings with it the urge to curl up with a big ol’ bowl of Chex Mix and a love bug. Something about sweaters and commercial holidays leads people to want to pair off and find some mistletoe to snog under, but with the smorgasbord of sweet thangs our campus has to offer, deciding who to hit up can be intimidating.
In response to the terrorist attacks of 9/11, President George W. Bush promptly declared that the attacks were motivated by a hatred for “our freedoms” —particularly our freedoms of religion and speech. All of the evidence appears to point to a completely different idea. Terrorists did not attack us on 9/11 because they hated our freedom or were commanded by their religion. They attacked the World Trade Centers in order to get revenge for American actions they perceived to be injustices.
Wisconsin headed east looking to grab a share of its first Big Ten title since 1994, needing a win over the struggling Maryland Terrapins. The Badgers (8-1-1 Big Ten, 11-4-3 overall) didn’t disappoint, defeating Maryland (1-8-1, 6-11-1) 1-0 to clinch a share of their first conference crown in over two decades. What has become something of a normal sight for this Wisconsin team is the defense locking down its opponents early on in games.
The Board of Regents’ sixth-annual bake sale was a smash hit last weekend. Drawing off the energetic homecoming crowds, the Regents were able to sell over $200 worth of brownies, cookies, bars and other delicious treats. “In a time marred by plummeting state funding and increasing enrollment rates, it falls upon us as board members to make sure that this institution stays afloat,” Board President Regina Millner said. The Regents spent much of the week leading up to the sale perfecting their recipes and making colorful signs to raise awareness for their fundraising cause.
When a football game is described as a battle in the trenches, usually it refers to ground and pound football that is won and lost based on which team’s line can get the stronger push up front. When Wisconsin (0-1 Big Ten, 3-2 overall) takes on Nebraska (0-1, 2-3) this weekend, it won’t be a traditional trench war, but the game will hinge on the performances of both team’s big men on the line of scrimmage.
Following weeks of conversation about women’s health issues, the Republican National Committee released an official statement Wednesday, solidifying their stance against family planning and highlighting the merits of “condom-free, willy-nilly baby-making.” Wednesday’s statement—now endorsed by eight Republican presidential candidates—clarifies the GOP’s muddled stances on contraception and family planning, touting that, “An America filled with gobs of unwanted newborns is something we can all believe in.” Many presidential hopefuls have come forward in support of the press release.
Seven more reports have been filed to Madison police, in connection with a June ATM fraud incident at an Associated Bank branch near campus.
UW-Madison students took a break from classes this afternoon to visit Union South for the annual study abroad fair. Hosted by International Academic Programs, the fair welcomed over 2,500 students with wanderlust.