Since March 2014, The Badger Herald has written about sexual assault at least once every month.Read More
Sounds from a week's worth of protesting reverberated at the funeral for the 19-year-old man who was shot and killed by a Madison police officer.Read More
Chronicling my social media coverage of the officer-involved shooting of 19-year-old Tony Robinson in Madison, Wis. from the scene the night of March 6, 2015 to following protests to his funeral to the non-indictment of Officer Matt Kenny.Read More
“My decision will not bring Tony Robinson back…my decision will not end the disparities that exist,” Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne said.Read More
Chi Phi’s actions were “egregious in nature” and caused “serious physical, psychological and emotional injuries,” the University of Wisconsin Committee on Student Organization wrote in its decision to terminate the chapter.Read More
“The family has asked for peaceful protest. The mother has asked that her son not be dehumanized by local authorities.”Read More
Gov. Scott Walker’s biennial budget proposal would include cuts to the Department of Natural Resources and structural changes that has environmental advocates concerned.Read More
Both artists focus on implementing messages about racism in their work throughout their time at UW, but this is the first time it has been publicly displayed.Read More
Live-tweeted coverage of FLOTUS's trip to Madison, Wis. to stump for gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke.Read More
First Lady Michelle Obama encouraged college students to tell their friends to vote, referencing the tight governor’s race in 2010, which Gov. Scott Walker won by about 62,000 votes — or 10 votes per wards.Read More
For the American Civil Liberties Union, which sued against the ban on behalf of eight same-sex couples couples, the Supreme Court’s action came as a surprise.
“The lesson here is that for anyone who tries to predict what the Supreme Court is going to do better be careful,” Chris Ahmuty, the ACLU of Wisconsin executive director, said at a news conference.Read More
Although the study focuses primarily on the prevention of age-related diseases, Anderson said the results attract a broad audience with varying interest.
“Basically, it’s of interest. It means by changing eating habits you can change the rate of aging,” Anderson said. “In maintaining youth as age advances, that’s the holy grail for places like Cosmopolitan.”Read More
“Fourteen years ago, almost the exact same thing happened,” UWPD spokesperson Marc Lovicott said. “As the Badgers won … they gathered, they had a great time, just as they did on Saturday night. We knew if the Badgers won that was going to happen and we wanted to be prepared for it.”Read More
“You fall into this valley of uncanniness when you can tell the robot or character is just not doing the right thing, even if you can’t quite explain why,” UW graduate researcher Sean Andrist said, describing his robot gaze aversion research.Read More