With the fall semester now underway, first-year students reflect on their senior year of highschool and look forward to their first semester at UW-Madison.
In Ojibwe legend, there was a time when water covered all. Unhappy with the Anishinabe people, Kitchi-Manitou, the Great Mystery, flooded the earth. The only survivors in a world without land were those animals who could swim or fly — and one man, Nanaboozhoo, who clung for life to a floating log.
Just after the turn of the 20th century, Madison was cut in two.
The city will be spared the most catastrophic effects of a warming world, but shorter winters, heavy rainfalls and uncertainty loom in Madison’s future.
A trio of UW professors wrote an op-ed criticizing the methods and political nature of the report, which found “troubling” attitudes towards restrictions on free speech among students.
In a long-awaited meeting, Chancellor Blank encouraged student activists to seek change through her Vice Chancellors and other administrators, rather than Blank herself.
'Becky is going to listen to us today': BIPOC Coalition, TAA march for racial justice and a police-free campusBy Will Cioci | Oct. 12, 2020
Students from a number of UW-Madison organizations marched on the Chancellor’s residence to demand a university response to racial injustice on campus.
In a marathon meeting stretching into the early hours of Tuesday morning, the Madison Finance Committee voted in favor of a $40 vehicle registration fee and finalized Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway’s 2020 operating budget, omitting funding that would have added officers to the Madison police force.