Held at The University of Wisconsin Madison, Engineering Expo is a giant student-led showcase of all things engineering geared towards Middle to early high schoolers. Expo is completely free and will feature great engineering games and activities, club and industry showcases, and some amazing speakers! (If possible, I would love to come in and speak […]
With a board of directors that includes the CEOs of J.P. Morgan, IBM, Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Cisco and AT&T, among others, the free-enterprise think tank Business Roundtable wields a considerable amount of influence on Capitol Hill and elsewhere. In August of 2019, the Business Roundtable did a curious thing: they issued a new statement of […]
In this November 8th edition we review the addition of a new University of Wisconsin Police Department Office, referenda Madison and Milwaukee voters may see next year, protesters demanding increased gun control, and the City of Madison’s growing relationship with graffiti.
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 […]
Madison, the third week of October, 1969. Anti-war protest, and anti-protester repression. Racial progress, personal tragedy. The legislature’s Joint Committee to Study Disruptions, formed during the Black Studies Strike in February, issues a blistering, and very one-sided report denouncing UW administrators and endorsing the bill to close the UW security office and put Madison Police […]
The already-dim prospects for a civic auditorium and convention center at Law Park fade even further as Mayor Bill Dyke says the city doesn’t have the hotel rooms to support a convention center or the money to build a first-class auditorium there. “We as much need a new dump as we need an auditorium,” the […]