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Madison emcee takes another big step on latest work

  On All.This.Gold, Madison emcee from Chicago Rich Robbins exhibits the ambition typical of a sophomore project with none of the pitfalls. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin’s First Wave program and Chicago’s spoken word scene, Rich Robbins has a … Read More

UW: No changes needed to affirmative action policy after Supreme Court decision

 UW-Madison will not have to change its affirmative action policies after the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a challenge to the use of race in college admissions, officials said. The Supreme Court’s decision in Fisher v. Texas could have resulted in major changes to how colleges across the country factor race … Read More

Hip Hop in the Heartland Training Institute is July 5-11

The 11th Annual Hip Hop in the Heartland Educator and Community Leader Training will be held on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus July 5-11. Each summer, UW-Madison’s Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI) teams up with Urban Word NYC to offer educators and community leaders a week-long program to learn the best practices in hip hop and spoken word pedagogy. Read More

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