What do you do with your place at the table: Dr. Mae Jemison Keynotes UW’s Annual MLK Lecture

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

The Opportunity Gap Follows Students to UW-Madison 

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 

Students are SIC of UW: Student Inclusion Coalition Demands UW To Do Better

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

Reflections on the Museum of African American History and Culture

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

Coming For The Crown: UW Badgers defeat Michigan Wolverines 35-14

Amidst the packed crowd and exuberant student section dressed in all white, there was an unrequited tension within Camp Randall Stadium. Both teams knew that this game would likely steer the trajectory of their seasons. A win could set the pace for the Big Ten title race. A few statements were made today by the … Continue reading Coming For The Crown: UW Badgers defeat Michigan Wolverines 35-14

UW’s First-Year Student Diversity Training Sees Major Changes

Our Wisconsin, the first-year student diversity training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, had an extensive change this school year with marginalized students in mind.  “My goal was removing the burden from marginalized students to educate their white peers on these issues,” Aaminah Long said. Long is beginning her second year as the Coordinator for Inclusion … Continue reading UW’s First-Year Student Diversity Training Sees Major Changes