State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Assembly votes to approve mandatory civics curriculum

Following backlash against another bill banning critical race theory in schools, Republicans support civics requirement in classrooms

State of Wisconsin

UW professors discuss the role of critical race theory in classes, the political arena

The specific meaning of critical race theory is perhaps the element most up for debate, UW professor says

UW-Madison Campus

Can Technology Save us From Racism?: UW’s last RED talk of the year on race, digital revolution

'I think it’s important to understand the relationships between these forms of activism — online and on the streets — and how they are building towards justice together," Communication Arts professor says

Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi book cover
UW-Madison Campus

UW names ‘Transcendent Kingdom’ 2021-22 Go Big Read

'This past year has shown us all the importance of listening to people’s stories and finding ways to reach out to them,' UW Chancellor says about selection

UW-Madison Campus

UW BIPOC Coalition discusses organization’s goals at first public forum

'The more leverage we have, the more power we have as a body overall,' BIPOC Coalition co-founder says

Features

When home doesn’t feel like home: How racism in world, on campus continues in dorms

'The University makes me feel like my Blackness is a burden,' BIPOC students struggle to find safe, welcoming spaces on campus

Memo Union, Union Terrace
UW-Madison Campus

UW Distinguished Lecture Series hosts renowned epidemiologist Celine Gounder

Gounder emphasizes history of health inequity within Native American populations

Column

Wisconsin must allocate more funding to public defenders in effort to reform criminal justice system

Many have suffered consequences of lacking public defenders, US needs to ensure this is no longer issue

Column

Efforts to promote homeownership among young adults may alleviate current recession

State Treasurer Sarah Godlewski announces new task force dedicated to increasing housing affordability, will have generational, racial implications

Column

While racialized attacks are unjustified, Chinese government mishandled COVID-19 pandemic

Despite President Trump's inability to take stance for or against Chinese government, it is time for Chinese government to be held accountable

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