Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly attributed UW-Stevens Point Chancellor Bernie Patterson’s statement to Nick Schultz. “What do you want? Funding! When do you want it? Now!” A winter storm warning did not deter UW system student organizers, alumni, and faculty from marching to the Board of Regents Office in opposition to a […]
Sophal Chuk’s life hasn’t taken a straight path. But over the past years living in Madison, he and his family have taken on a routine. Chuk volunteers at the Buddhist temple in Oregon most days, and then comes home to play with his grandkids. But on Friday, everything changed when ICE detained him while he […]
Eli Radke looks at all those weird national days you keep seeing pop up in your newsfeed, and how they get there.
Governor Scott Walker’s bill signing hand was busy today. The governor signed more than 90 legislative items into law. Many make technical changes to existing laws, but others hit closer to home for many in Wisconsin. One of those is a new law that prohibits local governments from enacting their own labor ordinances. The new […]
One of the classics of Tone Madison‘s short existence so far would have to be Ben Munson’s February 2016 piece about the man who portrayed Rocky Rococo, the suspiciously Leon Redbone-esque mascot for a Wisconsin chain of pizzerias. Munson, who used to work at a Rocky Rococo location in La Crosse, set out to interview […]
Last month, a team of four students from East High School won the Wisconsin ProStart Invitational, a statewide cooking competition for high schoolers. Led by teacher Natalie Aguirre and assisted by professional chefs Mark Walters and Ami Shimanek, the team will represent Wisconsin in the National ProStart Invitational in Rhode Island at the end of […]