The Race for District 8 Alderman: Meet the Candidates

By Maya Cherins and Molly Kehoe The Madison District 8 Alder seat is up for election this coming April, and both candidates are students from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Get to know Juliana Bennett and Ayomi Obuseh before casting your vote on April 6, 2021. Both interviews have been condensed and shortened for clarity. Tell me … Continue reading The Race for District 8 Alderman: Meet the Candidates

The danger in Sia’s half-hearted media representation

By Anna Shabelman The portrayal of characters with disabilities by non-disabled actors has been a long-standing issue in the film and tv industry. Recently, pushes from the disabled community have resulted in more actors with disabilities working in the entertainment business. The push to dismantle stereotypes as they exist in film and television has continued … Continue reading The danger in Sia’s half-hearted media representation

“Mr. Vice President, I’m speaking.”

By Molly Meyer Kehoe The vice presidential debate between Sen. Kamala Harris, of the Joe Biden presidential ticket, and Vice President Mike Pence, of the Donald Trump presidential ticket, was on Wednesday night and much to everyone’s viewing pleasure, it was calm in comparison to the presidential debate the week prior. The moderator was Susan Page … Continue reading “Mr. Vice President, I’m speaking.”

“Mr. President, please stop!”

By Molly Meyer Kehoe The first presidential debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump happened on Tuesday night and it was pretty horrific. “Well, that was a hot mess, inside a dumpster fire, inside a train wreck,” CNN’s Jake Tapper said as the candidates left the stage. “That was the worst debate I’ve even seen — … Continue reading “Mr. President, please stop!”

The necessity for mediocrity in 2020 election

By Anna Shabelman With the 2020 presidential election looming in less than two months, citizens and politicians across America are scrambling to establish campaigns and have an influence. Since the last election, 15 million people in America have turned 18 and thus, become eligible to vote. The college-aged (18–22) group will have an undeniably large … Continue reading The necessity for mediocrity in 2020 election

Pledging Allegiance to Educate in Wisconsin

By Anna Shabelman In a climate where the financial market has been turned on its head and job instability runs deep through the United States, there is one profession that remains in high demand: educators. The field of education has persisted amongst a global pandemic with no other alternative. The need for teachers in America … Continue reading Pledging Allegiance to Educate in Wisconsin

How a queer conference changed my life

By Dylan Arlo Witte February 14, 2020 — many are preparing for that special day with their special someone, but for me, I was on my way to Kalamazoo, Mich. Waiting for me in Kalamazoo was this year’s Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference, also referred to as MBLGTACC — pronounced “em-bull-tech” — … Continue reading How a queer conference changed my life

UW-Madison’s Association for Women in Sports Media paving the way for women in a male-dominant industry

By Kate Hertz Although about 47 percent of the U.S. workforce is female, the stereotypes of what jobs are “meant” for women remain strong. Sports is an industry that continues to be a very male-dominated field, however more and more women are participating. At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, there is a club tailored specifically to … Continue reading UW-Madison’s Association for Women in Sports Media paving the way for women in a male-dominant industry