State of Wisconsin

Republican lawmakers propose amendments to increase protesting penalties

'We really need to be careful about criminalizing people who stand in the wrong place,' Sen. Roys (D-Madison) says

Features

United in action: UW students rally to reimagine public safety on Wisconsin campuses

While some student activists saw progress, advocacy for addressing campus policing issues continues to unfold

ArtsEtc

Stonewall Memorial Drag March spreads message of self love, acceptance, healing

‘Activism is not something I just randomly decided to do. Activism for me started the day that I was born,’ organizer says

George Floyd
City of Madison

Minneapolis police officer charged with killing George Floyd found guilty on all counts

Derek Chauvin faced three charges: second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, second-degree manslaughter

Column

Rittenhouse’s savior complex apparent as he remains sympathetic to supremacists even on bail

Out on bail, it's clear Kyle Rittenhouse still believes in his racist, unfounded ideology and his actions were defensible

UW-Madison Campus

UW fires employee who drove motorcycle through student activists

UW fired Yaeger over 'workplace policy violations,' UW spokesperson says

Features

A fight for liberation: BLM continues the movement

How an organization became the movement

Basketball

Men’s Basketball: Q&A with Aleem Ford, paying tribute to BLM this season

Redshirt senior forward Aleem Ford speaks to program's willingness to implement BLM tribute when team takes the court

City of Madison

City council passes mayor’s budget, votes to not accept additional funding for MPD

Meeting continued after nearly six hours of public testimony Tuesday

City of Madison

Dane County votes to not stop use of tear gas, pepper spray by Sheriff, does not fund mental health center

2021 budget continues to fund Sheriff's Office while all other departments get 5% cut

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