(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.
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.
Jack E. Daniels, President of Madison Area Technical College, has been drumming up support for a new campus on Madison’s South Side. WORT’s Darien Lamen spoke with him about the proposal, as well as some of the criticisms leveled against it.