WORT Wins 8 ‘2021 Excellence in Journalism Awards’ Over the weekend, the WORT News Department won eight awards in audio categories in the 2021 Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism Awards from […]
Desire Lines: My Seven Mothers
Pernille Ipsen spent her early years in a feminist collective in Copenhagen. She recently wrote a book about the seven women who raised her, which won a major Danish literature […]
Desire Lines: Housing Discrimination and Hidden Cameras (Part Two: Arc...
Sometimes, a historical artifact will emerge that makes us question our past and our present. In this case, it’s a black and white video from 1962 made with hidden cameras. […]
Desire Lines: Housing Discrimination and Hidden Cameras #1–Stati...
In 1962, a film was made to document housing discrimination in Madison. But just as the film was completed, UW suppressed it. The film was buried in the university archives […]
Desire Lines: Pet Cemetery
The Westport Pet Memorial near Waunakee is the final resting place of beloved pets. Pet dogs, police K-9s, cats, birds, bunnies, and even horses are buried there. Feature contributor Carrie […]
Desire Lines: How to Spot Morels – And Their Lookalikes
It’s morel season here in the upper Midwest. This piece takes us to the woods to go mushroom hunting with local wildcrafter and educator Day Host-Jablonski. To learn more about […]