New WBSU President stands fearless against university

WBSU President Nalah McWhorter. Photo Credit: Rebecca Radix @rradix Nalah McWhorter is the new incoming president of UW’s Black Student Union for the 2020-2021 school year and she is determined to leave her mark.  A rising junior from Racine, WI studying Marketing Entrepreneurship, McWhorter’s passion for social justice issues, activism, and uplifting the Black community … Continue reading New WBSU President stands fearless against university

Community group reinvigorates protest and calls for change after police violence

By Lauryn Azu Over 100 people gathered at the Wisconsin State Capitol on Monday to protest and march down State Street and into Library Mall organized by the grassroots community organizing group, Link. Fervor and turnout for this protest were sparked by the Sunday night police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, about two … Continue reading Community group reinvigorates protest and calls for change after police violence

What we are living through is not ‘fake news.’ We can’t make this up.

As I scroll through social media and flip between news stations on my television, I am completely brought to tears and filled with rage that the value placed on Black lives in America is not a heavy one.  As a current college student and journalism major, I have been taught to always remain neutral when … Continue reading What we are living through is not ‘fake news.’ We can’t make this up.

Erased but Never Silenced

On September 30th, 2019, the University of Wisconsin-Madison showed the world once again that they do not value their students of color or students from other marginalized identities. In a video entitled “#HomeIsWhereWIare”, the UW-Madison Homecoming committee showed various activities they believe represent home on this campus, but failed to use people from various identities. … Continue reading Erased but Never Silenced

The Pandemic Election: Long Lines, Confusion and Angst at Wisconsin Polls

Wisconsin's April 7 Election is in full swing, after the state Supreme Court struck down Gov. Tony Evers executive order to postpone the spring election until June 9. Now, polling places around the state are understaffed and some suffer from long lines that wrap around entire blocks. In Milwaukee, a city of nearly 600,000 thousand … Continue reading The Pandemic Election: Long Lines, Confusion and Angst at Wisconsin Polls