The Top 10 US News Events of the Decade
By Sam Buisman The 2010s will be remembered as one of the most divisive and accelerated decades in American history. Marked by widening polarization and the conflation of ideological and personal values, manifested in a zero-sum, “us-versus-them” approach to politics, … Read More >
Students protest return of professor suspended for exploitative lab conditions.
Protestors gather on Engineering Mall. Photo: Sam Buisman Author: Sam Buisman Students and activists gathered on Engineering Mall on Dec. 6 to protest the reinstatement of Dr. Akbar Sayeed. The crowd of over 200 protesters demanded that the University reverse … Read More >
Wisconsin Truck Drivers Fight Against Sex Trafficking
Author: Alyssa Hui
HUMAN TRAFFICKING IS A MAJOR ISSUE NOT ONLY GLOBALLY, AND NATIONALLY, BUT LOCALLY HERE IN WISCONSIN. REPORTER ALYSSA HUI WENT ON A RIDE-ALONG WITH A LOCAL TRUCK DRIVER IN WISCONSIN AND ASKED HIM A FEW QUESTIONS ABOUT WHAT TRUCK DRIVERS ARE DOING TO HELP COMBAT THIS ISSUE. ALYSSA ALSO SPOKE WITH A SAFETY PROGRAMS COORDINATOR FROM THE WISCONSIN MOTOR CARRIERS ASSOCIATION TO TALK ABOUT WHAT PEOPLE CAN DO DAY TO DAY TO HELP.
UW Health Combats HIV With PrEP It Up
Photo: Av9, licensed under Creative Commons Author: Sam Buisman and Alice Alexeeva UW Health is expanding its efforts to provide the preventative HIV medication called PrEP to Madisonians. According to a press release, UW Health received a $350 thousand grant … Read More >