City of Madison

Concurrent Madison heroin overdoses prompt law enforcement to consider fentanyl-laced batch

Attorney General Brad Schimel looks to pass act eliminating fentanyl loopholes, cracking down on fentanyl manufacturers

City of Madison

Police heighten presence in response to violence increase on 600 University Ave. block

Over past summer, MPD has seen spike in the number of fights near campus, leading to higher police presence

Politics

Where Wisconsin’s gubernatorial, U.S. Senate candidates stand on public education

Experts weigh in on what UW System, students should expect from each candidate

News

SSFC to fund Wunk Sheek for next two years

SSFC also held eligibility hearing for Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment

UW-Madison Campus

Babcock Hall set to begin $47 million renovation

With renovation, Babcock Hall to increase business collaborative options, research opportunities

City of Madison

Suspect arrested after threatening victim with knife on State Street

The incident occured on the State Street around 2:30 pm on Thursday

UW-Madison Campus

At first meeting of fall semester, SSFC hears Wunk Sheek eligibility proposal

The committee will vote next week on the student group’s eligibility, which will allow them to receive funds

Herald

UW researcher finds racial segregation increases disparity between black, white homicide rates

Researcher said that although most segregated cities are most dangerous, whites don't feel negative effects of living in those areas

UW-Madison Campus

Terrorism class syllabus prompts critiques of bias, racism in UW political science department

UW student Ali Khan's critique of class on Facebook quickly tallied more than 300 likes, dozens of comments, shares

News

Experts discuss vulnerabilities in Wisconsin elections

In preparation of dealing with security threats in upcoming election, Wisconsin Elections Committee has updated its infrastructure