Editorial

The Badger Herald Editorial Board: Spring 2021’s biggest stories

From a successful vaccine rollout to a potential return to normal, Editorial Board reviews the highs and lows of this past semester

Madtown Crier

Madtown Crier 4.22: Events for the weekend

Happy Earth Week, check out these awesome events and activities before finals

Column

Proposed national anthem mandate threatens democracy, challenges racial justice movements

The bill is authoritarian and undermines private companies’ First Amendment rights

City of Madison

Dane County releases new five-year violence prevention plan, student BIPOC coalition unimpressed

'[The plan] says a lot without saying anything at all,' BIPOC Coalition leader says

Column

Social media key in fostering grassroots organizing among youth voters

Youth voters' presence on social media has clear implications for political activism with real election impacts

City of Madison

UW activists march to remember Tony Robinson on anniversary of his death

'If you say Black Lives Matter, and you really mean it, then you need to show up when the community needs you,' activist says

State of Wisconsin

Senator, UW professor commemorate Black History in Wisconsin

'Black history is American history,' Wisconsin senator says

UW-Madison Campus

Different century, same fight: Black students battle for same causes half a century later

Black UW student leaders from 1969 Black Student Strike, BIPOC Coalition question progress made on racial equity issues at the university

City of Madison

Artwork created on plywood on Madison storefronts comes down

'I think these murals broke down barriers and it starts to bring you in to talk about what has happened,' Social Impact Investment Director says

UW-Madison Campus

UPDATED: UWPD announces distancing from ‘thin blue line imagery’

'We must consider the cost of clinging to a symbol that is undeniably and inextricably linked to actions and beliefs antithetical to UWPD’s values,' UWPD Chief says

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