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Promoting equity, inclusion

Madison College Student Life Advisor Rogelio Encizo is assisting with a new group at the college called the Interclub Diversity Council. The group’s long-term goal will be to create recommendations for serving the needs of under-represented groups.

Mouna Algahaithi, News Editor

April 20, 2016

Hate crimes. Assaults. Micro-aggression. Racist comments. Daily attacks on identities viewed as “other” are demanding attention from colleges and universities nationwide, and increasingly here in Madison, with viral hashtags such as #TheRealUW. Colleges across the country are beginning to implement...

Panelists discuss equity in Wisconsin education

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Mouna Algahaithi, News Editor

November 10, 2015

Institutionalized racism is the root of which the “achievement gap” thrives on. This term doesn’t insinuate that most individuals in the United States are racist, but rather that government policies lead to disproportionate mass incarceration, high unemployment or low graduation rates among minorities,...

Betsy Pelto’s petition for equity draws presidential response

Madison College student Betsy Pelto shows the letter she received from President Obama about her petition to help end racial disparity.

Joe Galligan, Staff writer

May 7, 2014

Madison is frequently recognized by media outlets such as Reuters and Forbes as one of the nicest places to live in the United States. However, that’s not the experience for all of its residents. Recent studies have indicated that racial disparity between blacks and non-Hispanic whites in Dane County...

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