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You don’t have to leave Madison to have fun this summer

Boating in Madison's lakes is always a fun time.
May 8, 2016

Even after most of the students leave for the summer, there are endless opportunities for fun in Madison. Great weather and multiple lakes present many outdoor activities. Brightly colored patio chairs...

Hillary Clinton responds to local attorney

Nicki Vander Muelen with presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a recent event.
April 20, 2016

Nicki Vander Muelen is a public attorney of juvenile criminal defense and the disabled. Vander Muel, based in Madison, recently attended a campaign event for Hillary Clinton, and was lucky enough to directly...

Bunky’s Cafe closes after 13 years

Bunky's Cafe located on the East Side of Madison, now to be a rent location for parties and events
April 20, 2016

Madison will be saying goodbye to Bunky's Café as a restaurant at the end of this month. One of the city’s most popular restaurants, it has been a fixture in the East Side for well over a decade. They...

Mr. Burns electrifies at Overture Center

Mr. Burns image
April 20, 2016

"Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play" is one of those shows that sounds weirder the more you learn about it. If you’ve seen a poster or heard anything, you probably know that "The Simpsons" is involved,...

Student senator pleads her case to keep DTEC

April 20, 2016

The capital borrowing plan total for 2016-2017 school year is $25.4 million. Yet the Madison College administration claims that the college cannot afford $30 million worth of upgrades for Downtown Education...

Three contested elections for Dane County Board

March 23, 2016

When Dane County voters go to the polls on April 5, they will find the big races -- presidential primary and Wisconsin Supreme Court – but for the majority of races, voters will be asked to determine...

The ‘M’ plays featured at the Bartell great shows

March 22, 2016

As a young and broke theater enthusiast, I’m always looking for ways to see theater for a not-money cost. My best solution has been to volunteer at the shows I want to see. The Bartell Theater just off...

‘A Matter of Laugh and Death’

Wisconsin Recovery Community Organization operates out of Asbury United Methodist church at 6101 University Ave.
March 2, 2016

The road of recovery can be a tough one, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t moments of levity along the way. The Wisconsin Recovery Community Organization (WIRCO) is hosting "A Matter of Laugh and...

Undocumented business owner faces uncertain future in city

March 2, 2016

Like many other undocumented immigrants, a local business owner who attended the Dia sin Latinos rally in downtown Madison worries about her future as a state resident. The woman, whose name shall be...

Spring Break 2016

Spring Break 2016
March 2, 2016

Spring Break is almost here but have you thought of why we celebrate it and when did it start? While some of might think of Spring Break as lounging on the beaches of Cancun and debauchery at night, others...

BCycle rolls to success in first year on campus

The BCycle station was installed in front of the Health Education building last fall.
March 2, 2016

A new BCycle station was only at Madison College for a short three-months in the fall, but the student group that helped bring it here saw enough in that time period to anticipate continued success. The...

Monster Boogie at Broom Street Theater

Broom Street Theater 1119 Williamson, Madison, WI
Broom Street’s new show explores both scary stories, ridiculously terrible scenes
March 2, 2016

There’s still time is see a very spooky show over at Broom Street Theater. Rob Matsushita has a new show "Monster Boogie" playing its final weekend Thursday, March 3 through Saturday, March 5 at 8 p.m. This...

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