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

Column

As the coronavirus spreads to Madison, so does discrimination against Asian-Americans

After UW announced its first case, increasing rates of coronavirus-inspired prejudice against Asian-American students must be addressed

Art

Tyler, the Creator calls Grammy win ‘backhanded compliment,’ local artist weighs in

'It sucks that whenever we, and I mean guys that look like me, do anything that's genre-bending, they always put it in a 'rap' or 'urban' category.'

Column

Republican effort to silence people with prior convictions is modern-day poll tax

Florida Supreme Court's support of Amendment 4 restrictions is another means of voter suppression in upcoming 2020 election

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