WUD Music, WSUM Student Radio and EMMIE Magazine push boundaries as they continue to grow

By Shaye Graves

When students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) want to dive into the campus music scene, they need only turn to the Wisconsin Union Directorate (WUD) Music Committee, WSUM Student Radio and EMMIE Magazine to find themselves happily submerged. While these three student organizations are a handful of many music-oriented campus groups, over the years they’ve lodged themselves in the very heart of Madison’s music scene. Continue reading “WUD Music, WSUM Student Radio and EMMIE Magazine push boundaries as they continue to grow”

Top Ten Plaques at UW-Madison

By Rob Heimbruch

It goes without saying that the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a historic place.

From UW-Madison’s history as a proponent of academic freedom at public universities, to the turbulent series of protests during Vietnam war to the plethora of discoveries both scientific and otherwise, UW’s history forms a vibrant tapestry that makes the university so special.

One of the best ways to take stock of these historical events is simply to take a stroll around campus. Around seemingly every corner seems to be a plaque commemorating something. Continue reading “Top Ten Plaques at UW-Madison”

As the City of Madison changes, so does crime

By Jessi Schoville

MADISON, Wis. – Madison continually shows up on national “best places to live” lists, but while the chances of your car getting stolen are declining, the chance of becoming the victim of a violent crime may be rising.

Nationally, crime has been a declining trend since the 1990s when crime peaked across most of the nation. Statistically, this holds true for much of Wisconsin as a whole, including the city of Madison. Continue reading “As the City of Madison changes, so does crime”