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Panel Urges Students of Color to Engage Through Activism and Voting

By Mason Muerhoff, Daily Cardinal In an election cycle marked by racial tensions and controversial voter ID laws, a community panel at the Black and Brown Vote Discussion Wednesday night emphasized to students the importance of voting in November as well as engaging in non-traditional methods of civic action. Wisconsin … Read More

Passing the Mic Hip-Hop & Multicultural Arts Festival

The UW-Madison’s award-winning Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI), home of the First Wave Scholarship program and in partnership with the Wisconsin Book Festival, will present the 12th Annual Passing the Mic (PTM) Festival Oct. 20-22 in Overture Center’s Promenade Hall. This year the theme of the festival is “Hip- Hop Education in the Classroom and Beyond” and is in recognition of the growing importance … Read More

‘Evicted’: Go Big Read Author Matthew Desmond to speak at UW-Madison on November 1

    Matthew Desmond, a UW–Madison alumnus and author of “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City,” will speak at 7 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Memorial Union Theater. “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City,” the best-selling book by alumnus Matthew Desmond, is the 2016-17 selection for Go Big Read, UW–Madison’s common-reading program. The … Read More

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