Student protesters chanted “We all you love you ECE, we stand in solidarity,” as they marched up to Bascom Hall. Among them was Marcel, a graduate student at UW-Madison, one of many protesting today against the return of researcher and professor Dr. Akbar Sayeed to UW-Madison. “We are protesting because professor Sayeed drove his grad […]
Hundreds of high school and college students from across the Madison area met at the State Capitol earlier today with one message: Preserve DACA. They chanted phrases such as “Up, up with education. Down, down with deportation” as they approached the State Capitol. DACA stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. It is a program […]
Talib Ahmed Bensouda, the mayor of Kanifing, visited Madison today and thanked Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway for the resources she pledged to help his city build a library. Mayor Rhodes Conway said Madison would not give money for the project, but would instead use Madison city staff to help the project and promote Kanifing’s fundraising efforts. […]
The University of Wisconsin-Madison announced this morning that it has chosen someone to fill a new office dedicated to facilitating relationships with Native American tribes in Wisconsin. Their choice, Aaron Bird Bear, is currently the School of Education’s assistant dean for student diversity programs. He’s also a graduate of the university. The new office of […]
This afternoon the state assembly approved a rule change allowing Republicans unlimited attempts to override vetoes from the governor. That’s a change from the old rules, when the Assembly only had one chance to override a veto. Democrats voted against the proposal and called it a power grab. They say the change allows Republicans to […]
A lot has happened in 2013 ranging from education reform here in Wisconsin to the Edward Snowden NSA scandal. So what stories ranked on the top of your list? Find out what our listeners thought were some of the most important topics of 2013.