Hundreds at UW-Madison staged a walk-out Thursday morning to protest the arrest of a black college student during class last week. Protesters say the arrest underscores a climate of white supremacy on campus, while some faculty say they’ve received threats for supporting the student and criticizing UWPD.
(WORT)–The University of Wisconsin-Madison announced last week that it had just won a major grant to preserve historic recordings of Wisconsin’s folk music. The National Endowment for the Humanities will award $230,000 to the Mills Music Library and the Center for the Study of Upper Midwest Culture to digitize brittle and underused recordings stretching back […]
(WORT)–Swastikas and images of Adolf Hitler posted to a Jewish student’s door. A healing ceremony recognizing Native American victims of sexual assault, heckled with Hollywood-style “war cries.” Black female students pushed, spat on, threatened, and told they didn’t deserve to attend the UW-Madison. These are only the most recent reports of racially-charged incidents that many […]
WORT’s Darien Lamen talks with Dr. Angela Rose Black, a research fellow at UW-Madison in Complementary and Integrative Health about her “mindfulness” research and culturally competent mental health.
(WORT) — Bo Ryan made headlines this weekend after Deadspin reported that the UW-Madison investigated the former men’s basketball coach about having an extramarital affair. Are we suddenly French? Or are we a Big Ten School? WORT Sports Director Elizabeth DiNovella keeps it real.
(WORT) — In January, there was an incident at a UW-Madison residence hall where a student taped photos of Adolf Hitler’s face and swastikas on the door of Jewish student’s dorm room.