UW Struggle: All Clear Edition

There was a credible bomb threat at the Capitol yesterday; just a few days before there was a credible threat to democracy. Both of them have been declared “all clear.” The budget, passed yesterday by the state assembly, waits for Governor Walker’s signature. The document contains innumerable horrors, and although I am deeply invested in […]

UW Struggle: The Banality of Weasels, Part Duex

These people cannot breathe without lying. For a quick journalistic recap, we still don’t know who authored the changes to tenure/layoff provisions that seek to strip earned property rights from a significant number of Wisconsin employees. I do know that before our Independence Day┬átotalitarian turn toward government secrecy, there were multiple open records requests filed […]

UW Struggle: “Remember the Time” Edition

Ah, memories. Remember back to the days of Pharaoh Murphy and┬áthose UW professors that had the audacity to complain about UW Central’s “behind closed doors” governing strategy? Remember how said professors were scolded, and even President Cross himself emerged from a backroom behind a backroom to say that too much public lobbying has hurt the […]