A petition to implement a multicultural space in the Wisconsin School of Business was started about a month ago by UW Sophomore Nalah McWhorter.
Credit: Jeff Miller - UW-Madison In a place like Madison, it’s easy to be fixated on the campus. However, there is a city filled with people, specifically youth, that college students can be a part of serving. Almost a year after the release of Dr. Bianca Baldridge’s book, Reclaiming Community: Race and the Uncertain Future … Continue reading The Critical Nature of Youth Work
The Black Cultural Center will be closed on Friday, February 14 due to a leak caused in the Multicultural Student Center’s men’s restroom on Thursday night. Although the water leak is no longer running, this flooding caused damage in the Black Cultural Center and other areas in the Red Gym. Leaking from a urinal in … Continue reading Black Cultural Center closes temporarily due to flooding
Tuesday night, Kiley Ogodogu and her eight-year-old daughter Niya were patiently enduring a band concert in their hometown of Oregon, when they received a text about UW-Madison’s annual Martin Luther King Lecture featuring Dr. Mae C. Jemison. The mother, daughter duo rushed to UW-Madison’s Union South as fast as they could. “I thought it was … Continue reading What do you do with your place at the table: Dr. Mae Jemison Keynotes UW’s Annual MLK Lecture
“I want people to know that this is a tactic of the university that they use to push people of color out when we are fighting too hard to protect ourselves."
Credit: University of Wisconsin-Madison In 2018-2019, the average UW-Madison student graduated in under four years—3.96, to be exact—but this is not the story for every student, especially marginalized students. The limited access to Advanced Placement (AP) courses in low income and minority K-12 school districts recreates disparities in higher education. On average, students of color … Continue reading The Opportunity Gap Follows Students to UW-Madison
Photo Credit: Diamond Bragg It would be easy to see senior guard Suzanne Gilreath just for her exploits on the court. You might admire her silky three point stroke and confidence with the rock. You might think that it all came easy. You would be dead wrong. Coming straight from practice, Gilreath is tired. But, she … Continue reading Suzanne Gilreath: Royalty with the Rock
The UpRise Poetry Collective is hosting its final slam this Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Memorial Union Play Circle. The final bout will reveal the 2020 UpRise Team headed to College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI) for the third year in a row. The last standing poets are made up of … Continue reading The Final UpRise Slam Will Be This Friday
Nobody starts where they end, within this process, there is always a journey, and in this journey, one starts out comfortable, but then things change. Life changes, and before you can stand out you have to learn how to fit in because things don’t end up as they start. This is a paraphrased message preached … Continue reading Students are SIC of UW: Student Inclusion Coalition Demands UW To Do Better
When at 1400 Constitution Ave in Washington, DC one cannot help, but notice the massive bronze infrastructure before their eyes. There will be birds soaring high grabbing your attention, as they glide pass the National Monument. Below, will be a luxury pond designed to create an ecstatic hymn, soothing sound hypnotizing your ears to stick … Continue reading Reflections on the Museum of African American History and Culture