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  1. Bus Rapid Transit kick-off meeting highlights plans for future of transitRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Badger Herald Online

    To better serve Madison's rapidly growing population, the city is looking to implement Bus Rapid Transit, a transit system that will be address increased the need for quick, efficient transportation. A public kick-off meeting was held Wednesday at Madison Public Library to lay out the plans and ideas for BRT.

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  2. 'The Battle of the Chocolates' to make for scrumptious skirmish in MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Badger Herald Online

    The event will run from Saturday, Dec. 15 to Sunday, Dec. 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Metcalfe's "Battle of the Chocolates" will house more than 40 gourmet chocolate bars which guests will be able to sample and subsequently vote for their favorites.

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  3. Commonwealth Gallery partners with local entities in winter celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Badger Herald Online

    Beginning Monday, Dec. 17, the Madison Makers Market and Common Wealth Development will be hosting the first ever Winter Wonderful celebration with events taking place over the course of the week at the Commonwealth Gallery. Starting Monday, from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. and the following Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., there will be a pop-up shop with a plethora of vendors with local and handcrafted items.

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  4. UWPD arrests, charges suspect for string of thefts at ShellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | The Badger Herald Online

    According to an incident report, UWPD received more than a dozen reports of theft at the Shell since the beginning of the fall semester. Many of the cases reported suspects gaining access to the Shell by asking a random student to "sponsor" them as they were entering the building.

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  5. University Housing addresses concerns about mandatory meal plan, affordability at town hall meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | The Badger Herald Online

    In a town hall meeting organized by the Associated Students of Madison, panelists from University Housing and Dining addressed concerns over the meal plan and housing prices Wednesday. University Housing Director Jeff Novak addressed concerns students had over the rising cost of living in residence halls and said with increasing operational costs, it was difficult to maintain the housing bills at the same rate.

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  6. Children of color to gain education, experience in STEM fields through UW programRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | The Badger Herald Online

    With the launch of the Ladder Program at the University of Wisconsin, a new chapter in education opened this month in Dane County. The culmination of a year-long project driven by the UW Madison School of Medicine and Public Health, the Ladder Program aims to provide students of color from the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County with a hands-on learning experience in medical fields.

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  7. Education Secretary DeVos proposes changes to Title IX, sexual harassment definitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | The Badger Herald Online

    In the face of intense backlash from many sexual assault prevention organizations in Wisconsin and throughout the country, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recently proposed changes to Title IX protections which redefine sexual harassment. in mid-November.

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  8. Dolce Stil Novo performance premiers 'sweet new style' with MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | The Badger Herald Online

    As guests of Dolce Stil Novo entered the Masonic Center Auditorium Saturday afternoon, a barefooted woman greeted each individual warmly to the show as she shared instructions to sit anywhere they would like, provided they take caution when stepping near the dance floor. This friendly face was none other than Li Chiao-Ping, founder of Li Chiao-Ping Dance .

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  9. 'You are the winter soldiers:' hundreds gather at the Capitol to protest Wisconsin RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | The Badger Herald Online

    Hundreds of people gathered Monday at the State Street side of the Capitol building to protest a series of proposals by Republican legislators to shorten early voting and move the Wisconsin presidential primary to March, meaning there would be three elections in the spring of 2020. Threats of lawsuits and vocal disapproval from both Gov.-elect Tony Evers and the crowd of protestors did not stop the Republican legislature from continuing with the proposals.

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  10. First Wave scholar announced as student speaker for winter commencement ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | The Badger Herald Online

    Dawson, a senior who majored in Afro-American studies and psychology, was selected by the senior class officers to give the commencement speech at the Kohl Center. The former commissioner of Major League Baseball Allan "Bud" Selig will bring it home as University of Wisconsin's winter commencement speaker "While hearing more about Jamie and her experiences at UW-Madison, we knew she was someone who reflected what the Wisconsin Idea stands for," senior class president Ronald Steinhoff said in a UW news release.

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  11. UW Poultry Club sells turkeys, snack sticks to fund trip to poultry expoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | The Badger Herald Online

    The Poultry Club turkey sale has gone on for over 60 years, but there's more to the organization than fundraising Poultry Club has catered to the needs of its fowl-fascinated members and the surrounding Madison community since the early 1950s. Poultry club secretary Annie Hudkins said the current membership board of the organization boasts a diverse range of majors and academic interests.

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  12. Despite progress, homelessness remains a concern in Madison community, organizations sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | The Badger Herald Online

    Willis L. Jones Leadership Center hosted Porchlight's Executive Director Karla Thennes and student representative for Campus Food Shed Angad Dhariwal to discuss homelessness and food security on and off campus Tuesday evening at University of Wisconsin's Memorial Union. According to Thennes - who has been the executive director for two years but has been with the nonprofit since the early 90s - Porchlight is the largest non-profit organization of housing and services to homeless and low-income persons in Dane County.

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  13. Men's basketball: Badgers look to quiet undefeated NC State in MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | The Badger Herald Online

    The No. 22 University of Wisconsin men's basketball team is set to welcome the Big Ten-ACC challenge back to Madison as they prepare to host North Carolina State Tuesday.

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  14. SPHERES presents 'Tree of Life' in collaboration with Dane Arts, Arts WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | The Badger Herald Online

    BG Creative made a mark on the Madison area with their presentation of the SPHERES fashion show Nov. 17 at the Masonic Center. The show was a year in the making and featured the work of a multitude of talented artists.

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  15. MPD arrests three car theft suspects on RegentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | The Badger Herald Online

    After receiving information from Waunakee Police that a stolen white Mercedes Benz could be traveling in Madison, the car was spotted at a local McDonald's, according to an incident report . After a noticeable increase in minors participating in crimes, the Madison Police Department is focusing its safety efforts on working Multiple squad cars and officers converged on the Mercedes Benz as two of its occupants ran away.

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  16. Wisconsin Singers prove 'Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now' with latest performanceRead the original story

    Monday Nov 19 | The Badger Herald Online

    The Wisconsin Singers show, "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now," followed through with the group's promise of an unforgettable and engaging showcase of Madison's musical and performance talent. Emcee Argyle Wade, interim dean of students, began the Saturday night show by inviting the crowd to warm up their hands for a night guaranteed to be full of cheers.

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  17. Two UW freshmen declare candidacy for campus seat on Madison City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | The Badger Herald Online

    Two University of Wisconsin freshmen declared they are running for the campus district in the Madison City Council after incumbent Ald. Zach Wood said he would not seek reelection.

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  18. Madison City Council approves 2019 Capital, Operating budgets after eight hours of deliberationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | The Badger Herald Online

    After eight hours of debate, Madison City Council unanimously approved and adopted the new Capital and Operating budgets for 2019 Wednesday morning. These funds will go toward several long-term investments and major construction projects to improve city facilities.

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  19. Climate change could lead to shortening of winter season, extension...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | The Badger Herald Online

    Concerned citizens packed a conference room in the Madison Municipal Building Wednesday to hear the city's response to climate change's impending, drastic effects. The experts included the Director of the Nelson Institute Center for Climatic Research Dan Vimont, Chief Medical Officer at Wisconsin Department of Health Sciences Jon Meiman, Director of the Dane County Office of Energy and Climate Change Keith Reopelle, and the city's Facilities and Sustainability manager Jeanne Hoffman.

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  20. Revamped student section aims to get students more involved in Wisconsin athleticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | The Badger Herald Online

    Upperclass students sit in the front row leading the student section cheer for their team. Wisconsin played against Oregon on Dec. 23, 2015 in the NCAA Division One Women's Volleyball Championship at Madison, WI.

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