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”

Student newspapers continue telling stories important to campus community amid political, technological changes

By Ben Pickman

Every Sunday night, in a windowless corner of Vilas Hall, a group of University of Wisconsin-Madison students sneak in through doors perched open by multiple folded newspapers. They enter for the purposes of writing, editing and laying out the following day’s edition of The Daily Cardinal, UW-Madison’s independent student newspaper for the last 125 years.
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The Daily Cardinal’s Design: through the years

By Ben Pickman

The Cardinal’s “Welcome Back” edition has changed drastically over the years.

On April 4, 1892, William Wesley Young launched the Daily Cardinal, UW-Madison’s independent student newspaper for the last 125 years. The cover of the Cardinal’s first edition did not have any images on it and merely alerted students to important news relevant to campus.

Today, the Cardinal’s “Welcome Back” edition still highlights important information, preparing students for the school year ahead.  But over the last 125 years due to major technological changes, the Cardinal’s front page looks drastically different.

The gif above shows how the Cardinal’s “Welcome Back” edition has changed over the years. Below is some more information about some of those changes.

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Film Venues grow, adapt and change throughout Madison’s history

by Sam Marz

The screen blinks to life before the audience. The smell of salty popcorn fills the air as the lights dim, the crowd falls silent and the film begins to play.

Movie-going experiences like this are abundant at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. For generations, students, staff and community members have enjoyed “big screen” entertainment. These venues have changed, remodeled and adjusted along with the campus and city, and while some places no longer exist, new ones emerged to create Madison’s film landscape. Continue reading “Film Venues grow, adapt and change throughout Madison’s history”