Yes, asking for Ketanji Brown Jackson’s LSAT score is racist

By Sophie Reeves Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, one of the best legal minds in our country, is President Biden’s new nominee for the Supreme Court of the United States to fill the position vacated by Justice Stephen Bryer. The Harvard Law School graduate is making history as the first Black woman nominated to the Court. … Continue reading Yes, asking for Ketanji Brown Jackson’s LSAT score is racist

A sit down with Professor Bianca Baldridge

By Anna Thompson Having taken a few Educational Policy Studies classes in my time here at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, I've heard Bianca Baldridge’s name pop up more than a handful of times. Baldridge is an assistant professor here at the University in the EPS department whose research “explores the socio-political context of community-based youth … Continue reading A sit down with Professor Bianca Baldridge

The power of the F-word episode 4: interview with Shana Hazan

By Kate Hertz The following article is a part of a series, “The power of the F-word: stories of feminist empowerment and leadership.” In this series, I sit down with some amazing women in a variety of fields to highlight how — in their own ways — their leadership is encouraging change for women everywhere. “Tikkun … Continue reading The power of the F-word episode 4: interview with Shana Hazan

The power of the F-word episode 1: Interview with Hannah Berner

By Kate Hertz The following article is a part of a series, “The power of the F-word: stories of feminist empowerment and leadership.” In this series, I sit down with some amazing women in a variety of fields, to highlight how — in their own ways — their leadership is encouraging change for women everywhere. In … Continue reading The power of the F-word episode 1: Interview with Hannah Berner

That Little Girl Was Me

By Shreya Bandyopadhyay POV: It’s 2020. A girl just received an absentee that she ordered using myvote.wi.gov. She opens up the ballot and is about to fill in the fateful oval that reads:   [Joseph R. Biden (President) and Kamala D. Harris (Vice President).] Freeze. That little girl was me.I didn’t freeze for worries about who … Continue reading That Little Girl Was Me

The power of the F-word: stories of feminist empowerment and leadership

By Kate Hertz Over 50% of the United States population is female, yet another presidential election has gone by without us seeing a woman as president, only 7.4% of CEOs are women, women only make up 24% of Congress — the list of inequalities goes on. So what is it that’s holding us back? After centuries of … Continue reading The power of the F-word: stories of feminist empowerment and leadership

It’s a wonderful day to dump him, and Florence Given tells why.

By Maya Cherins “It’s a wonderful day to dump him.” This is Florence Given’s catchphrase, as she reminds young folks across the world that you do NOT need a man to be successful or happy. All you need is your badass self and intersectional feminism. Florence Given, or Floss, is a British 20-year-old activist, writer, creator and … Continue reading It’s a wonderful day to dump him, and Florence Given tells why.

UW aims to acknowledge racist, oppressive history through Public History Project

By Sam Jones // Photo by Jeff Miller @ UW-Madison On any given day, you may see Kacie Lucchini Butcher shuffling through the University Archives, sifting through decades of letters to the Chancellor, campus news coverage, course catalogs and more. Among the seemingly endless mounds of documents is the exact proof Lucchini Butcher is looking … Continue reading UW aims to acknowledge racist, oppressive history through Public History Project