Fifty years ago this week, the Black Studies Strike kicked into high gear, as students blocked UW classrooms in an effort to force the creation of a Black Studies Department. Here’s Part 2 of our report. The week of February 10 starts peacefully with about fifteen hundred picketing, but not obstructing, major classroom buildings. Classes […]
The University of Wisconsin Band’s annual spring concerts are coming up in just a few weeks. Sarah Hopefl and Eli Radtke look at the man behind it all, Dr. Michael Leckrone.
This week students from West High’s Green Club stopped by the studio to discuss their work to shift their school to clean energy. The Green Club raised $91,000 for solar on their rooftop through grants, support from the Madison Metropolitan School District and their adopt a solar panel program. This summer 30 kW of solar will be […]
This week the University of Wisconsin’s Office of Multicultural Arts Initiative is hosting the Line Breaks Festival, featuring Solo & Ensemble Works, Dance, Music, and Film by First Wave Student Artists. Sub host Anjali Misra hosts First Wave Scholars Garrett Pauli and Tiffany Ike participating this week. Garrett Pauli’s film, MasKuline, kicks off the festival […]
WORT will be out and about in the community this week. Stop by and say hello! Have a friend who has always wanted to check out WORT? Know a college student in search of an internship? Send them our way. We’ve got a triple-header of community events this Wednesday, January 25th. Catch us at the Wisconsin […]
Madison, mid-July 1968. The UW Regents, now dominated by appointees of Republican Gov. Warren Knowles. strike back at students. And new radical Ald. Paul Soglin makes his presence felt.