Editorial

Editorial Board: Fall 2019’s biggest stories

Following are the most contested stories from this semester

News

The semester that was: Fall 2019’s biggest stories

A recap of Fall 2019's biggest headlines

City of Madison

City Council to launch UWPD off-campus citations pilot program

Program will process some citations in municipal instead of county court, reducing cost to students

UW-Madison Campus

UWPD lacks Langdon area relationship MPD had in past

Report reveals UWPD had 'poor, almost non-existent relationship' with Greek life

City of Madison

Greek life voices concerns over Figueroa’s resignation

Langdon neighborhood officer left MPD ahead of scheduled reassignment in January because of lack of funding, support

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s high binge drinking rate results in higher social burden

Studies showed Dane County has highest binge drinking rates in the state

City of Madison

UWPD to test new technology Hexwave for weapon detection spring 2020

Hexwave is able to detect weapons among large crowds without slowing down flow

UW-Madison Campus

UWPD to add officer position off campus in Langdon St. area

Downtown Liason Officer to replace leaving MPD officer for Langdon St.

Column

A diverse police forces makes for more effective service

As Wisconsin State Police work to expand their force, they must commit to ensuring positive impact on communities

UW-Madison Campus

‘UW 4 Whites Only’ poster taped to Science Hall sign overnight

UW says they are investigating the incident