Column

UWPD’s jaywalking patrol on University Avenue: More harm than good

The threat to possibly fine, cite students for simply trying to get to class is an unnecessary, exaggerated policing strategy

Column

Yik Yak offers positive comedic community to students despite controversy

After a four years offline, the app has returned with new safety measures to prevent hate speech

UW-Madison Campus

Students criticize UWPD’s increased enforcement of jaywalking on University, Charter

'We have received multiple complaints of pedestrians nearly being struck by vehicles while crossing the street outside of a crosswalk,' UWPD lieutenant 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

UW-Madison Campus

UW announces departure of Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration Laurent Heller

Heller will be moving on to work at Johns Hopkins University this summer

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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

City of Madison

UWPD, MPD pledge to bring more women into law enforcement with 30×30 Pledge

30x30 Pledge aims for women to represent 30% of their police recruiting classes by 2030

UW-Madison Campus

UW Greek life pledges fined, cited after stealing Arboretum tree

UW Communications Director for Student Affairs says UW encourages students against involvement with Chi Phi

UW-Madison Campus

UWPD releases partly-redacted reciepts, resource list showing chemical munitions purchases

UWPD Spokesperson says department made redactions in accordance with law for public safety purposes

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