Tragedy is the one event throughout history that has never failed to bring people together, no matter race, religion or beliefs. The Rising plays off of this idea.
While I believe that society may be far along enough to leave race in and of itself behind, I feel that rather than ending affirmative action, it should be adjusted to better fit the realities of society.
The UW-Madison Odyssey Project, now in its tenth year, brings about 30 adult students to hear from committed and celebrated UW faculty as they read and discuss everything from Shakespeare and Sojourner Truth to the Federalist papers and Vaclav Havel's 'Essay on Civility.'
Recent political opining has mostly been aimed at the laws passed in the last session, but more concerning is the future of the state's legislative process. How can we possibly return to a civil Legislature? No Band-Aid will heal a laceration this deep.
Since 9/11, the homeland security state has come to campus just as it has come to America's towns and cities, its places of work and its houses of worship, its public space and its cyberspace.
From the opening tip, head coach Jim Boeheim's game plan became evident; the Orange were going to eliminate the high post catch and use their overwhelming length to force turnovers and keep Wisconsin off the glass. And, for the most part, it worked.
Fred Cassidy didn't talk too much about DARE in those days. I think he was still a little disappointed that he didn't finish Volume One in time for the nation's bicentennial.
If Jordan Taylor and the Badgers can take advantage of offensive rebounds and protect the ball, Wisconsin can greatly improve its chances of being the first to take out a No. 1 seed.
Cabernet Sauvignon, followed closely by Petit Syrah and Pinot Noir are the red wines which contain the highest concentration of flavonoids, according to researchers at the University of California at Davis.
If you know anything about UW alumni and Lebanese families, you'll understand why that makes Anthony Shadid and me almost brothers. Our lone meeting took place on Dec. 2, 2010. Anthony was on campus to deliver the inaugural lecture on ethics and journalism.
Each team wrote the A.I. for a computer game. The contest is then the A.I.s from each team fighting each other where one will reign victorious over the others on the field of battle.
The Pulvers needed help with forming a legal entity, advice on marketing and on protecting their product against knockoffs. So Dick Fenster put together a team of SCORE volunteers that included a lawyer and two engineers with patent and marketing experience.
William Ayers said that democracy requires dialogue, but that too many academics refuse to express their opinions.
News of gutting collective bargaining rights through parliamentary maneuvers by Republican state senators in Wisconsin has been greeted with a sense of dé-jà vu in Puerto Rico.
As I made the 10-minute walk up W. Johnson Street from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus toward the Capitol on Tuesday, it never occurred to me that anyone outside of the state would know or care what was going on.
Progressivism essentially began here in Wisconsin. And whether we win or lose, I urge my fellow unionists and citizens in other states to get ready for struggles in New Jersey, Ohio and elsewhere.