(WORT) — This week we cover a new legal challenge to Wisconsin’s voter ID law, a debate over public education in Milwaukee, sports concussions and Tone Madison editor Scott Gordon gets the details on Mr. Jackson’s new album. Contributors this week: Darien Lamen, Karma Chavez, Elizabeth DiNovella, Nigel O’Shea and Scott Gordon.
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel issued a formal opinion Tuesday about how the state Department of Natural Resources should regulate high-capacity wells. Darien Lamen reports on whether the announcement will shift the balance between industry and conservation.
(WORT) — This week we cover Madison College’s decision to expand its south side campus, Community Pharmacy struggling on State Street, the no confidence vote by the UW-Madison Faculty Senate and Nigel O’Shea reviews Thai Basil.
Cindy Cheng, a professor of History and Asian American Studies at UW-Madison, discusses a faculty proposal to dramatically increase ethnic and indigenous studies on campus, and how that might help transform the current racial climate.
The May Day gathering of the Oak Apple Morris Dancers is still one of Madison’s best-kept secrets. Every year at dawn, the English folk-dancing troupe partakes in a spring ritual that is older than time itself. Darien Lamen takes us there.
(WORT) — This week we cover protests on campus over the arrest of a student graffiti artist, a proposal to expand Madison College on the city’s south side and Tone Madison editor Scott Gordon remembers local country singer Owen Mays.