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UW-Madison Taking Extra Precautions Due to Increase in COVID-19 Cases 

Witte Hall is one of two UW-Madison student dorms that were put under quarantine for two weeks.

Mackenzie Moore, News Editor

September 30, 2020

The University of Wisconsin – Madison faced some backlash when students returned to campus in late August. A week prior, some students, professors, and staff asked for Chancellor Rebecca Blank to move classes fully online before freshmen moved into residence halls.   As of Sept. 9, all class...

Madison College and UW spearhead a Global Studies Passport Program

Rebecca Waraczynski, Business Director

January 20, 2016

The University of Wisconsin-Madison and Madison College have recently formed a partnership to help students gain greater global understanding. Through the Global Studies Passport Program, students who are enrolled at Madison College can enroll at UW-Madison in international and area studies courses....

Reverse transfer agreement opens options for students

Ryan Spoehr, Copy Editor

March 20, 2013

Madison College students who transfer to UW-Madison before earning enough credits for an associate degree now have a new avenue for completing it. Thanks to a “reverse transfer” agreement between the two colleges, students who have earned at least 30 credits at Madison College can complete their...

Barack Obama visits UW campus on Bascom Hill

President Obama speaks to a crowd of over 30,000 on Bascom Hill at UW-Madison.

Lauren Sutter, Staff Writer

October 9, 2012

President Barack Obama’s campaign stop to Madison brought in roughly 30,000 people to hear him speak on UW-Madison’s Bascom Hill. The crowd was a mixture of students and local residents. Obama did not waste any time addressing his much criticized debate performance from the day before. “I met...

Kal Penn visits UW-Madison campus in effort to energize students for Barack Obama

Actor Kal Penn addresses students to rally at UW-Madison campus.

Jennifer johnson, Staff Writer

September 25, 2012

Kal Penn, actor and co-chair of President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign, spoke Sept. 14 at UW-Madison. Penn traveled to universities throughout Wisconsin Sept. 14-15 as part of an effort by the re-election campaign to energize young voters. Students in Wisconsin play a key role in the upcoming...

The Sett offers fun pub-and-grub feel

Caryn Kindkeppel, Clarion staff

April 25, 2012

A sett is a network of underground tunnels where a family of badgers lives in the wild. Fittingly, it’s also the name of the recreation center at the new Union South, which opened in April 2011, on the corner of W. Dayton St. and N. Randall Ave. on the UW campus just north of Camp Randall. On the...

UW split could increase tuition, hurt low income students

Cristalyne Bell, Editor in Chief

February 23, 2011

The University of Wisconsin-Madison may be taking a step toward less state control, which could result in increased tuition rates. In a Jan. 7 memo to Secretary Mike Huebsch, UW-Madison Chancellor Carolyn “Biddy” Martin outlined a proposal for public authority status, where the university would...

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