(Photo: A student walks solo in front of the Hamel Music Center downtown; Photo: Chali Pittman/WORT News) UW-Madison officially reopened last week, bringing thousands of students back to campus. Initially, […]
UW-Madison Announces Back to School Plans
It’s been 3 months since UW-Madison students left campus to slow the spread of Covid-19. Now the university has a plan to reopen. Beginning September 5th, classes will be a […]
Faculty Propose Expanding Ethnic Studies To Address Racial Climate
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.
UW Dismisses Demand For Community Control Over Police As “Unreas...
The recent arrest of a UW-Madison student during class has raised questions about the priorities and accountability of campus police. While some are calling for “community control” of the UWPD, the university says such demands are unreasonable and unlawful. Darien Lamen has this report.
UW-Madison Issues Response To Racially-Charged Campus Incidents
(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 […]
Sexual Assault Amnesty Bill: Proactive Policy Or Low Hanging Fruit?
A Republican lawmaker is proposing a “Sexual Assault Amnesty Bill” that would allow victims of sexual assault to seek assistance from authorities without worrying about being cited for underage drinking. The bill has support from law enforcement, university officials, and advocacy groups. But will it significantly impact the under-reporting of sexual assaults? Darien Lamen reports.