Michelangelo’s loses baristas over lack of mask policy.
Two baristas walked off of the job after the State Street coffeehouse dragged its feet in requiring customers to wear masks. Photo: Michael R. Anderson Author: Cailyn Schiltz Michelangelo’s Coffee House terminated two employees this Monday after they attempted to … Read More >
Artists and Activists: Claiming Space on State Street
With State Street as their canvas, a multiracial cohort of artists commemorate black lives and demand change through hand-painted murals. Photos: Cailyn Schiltz, Lilada Gee, Goodman’s Jewelers, Sirena Flores, Cassie Pierce, Katherine Culbertson, used with permission. Author: Cailyn Schiltz On … Read More >
Thousands march to Capitol in massive, interfaith protest for George Floyd.
Religious leaders from multiple faiths commanded an army of protesters down State Street Sunday evening. Photo: Sam Buisman Listen to the audio version of this story here, originally aired on 6/8/20. Author: Sam Buisman A sea of marchers flooded State … Read More >
Marchers persist through rain in fourth day of protests for George Floyd.
Protests proceeded without riots or violence Tuesday night. Photo: Sam Buisman Author: Sam Buisman Marchers circling the Capitol persisted through Tuesday night’s storms in a fourth day of peaceful protests for George Floyd. Over 300 protestors marched around the Capitol … Read More >
Protests and pandemonium continue for second night in downtown Madison.
Both police and protesters accused each other of instigating Sunday night’s violence on State Street. Photo: Carla Christenson. Author: Sam Buisman Clashes between protesters and police in downtown Madison continued into their second night on Sunday. Around 6:00 P.M., a … Read More >
Madison Police Arrest Woman in Connection with Sunday Homicide
Authors: Sam Buisman and Will Kenneally A 21-year-old Madison woman has been arrested in connection with Sunday’s shooting that left one man dead. According to Madison police, Kenyairra Gadson and the victim — 21-year-old Steven Villegas — were involved in … Read More >