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Shailene Woodley Tweets and Calls On Wisconsin Radio

April 4, 2016

Early on Monday, all of the UW heard that Shailene Woodley, star of Divergent, The Fault in Our Stars, The Descendents, and “The Secret Life of the American Teenager,” was on campus canvassing for Senator Bernie Sanders. OnWiscTeam reporters Lulu, Sam, and Emily embarked on a high-stakes quest to find her…

Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton

April 4, 2016

The former Lt. Gov. called in to discuss her never-ending goal of campaign finance reform and how nothing in Washington will change until that is fixed. In 2008, she was an early endorser of then Senator Hillary Clinton for president. However, this time around Lt. Gov. Lawton has endorsed Senator…

Senator Amy Klobuchar

April 1, 2016

Senator Amy Klobuchar called into the studio to discuss the issues including the TPP, jobs, and the Supreme Court. The senator from Minnesota is endorsing Secretary Hillary Clinton for president and was willing to call her rival state from across the Mississippi for a chat about the election.

James Baughman Tribute

April 1, 2016

Members of the School of Journalism at the University of Wisconsin hold heavy hearts this week as they mourn the loss of esteemed professor James Baughman, who passed away on Saturday, March 26, at the age of 64 from lung cancer. The beloved professor had been with UW for over…

Bernie Sanders Calls On Wisconsin Radio

March 29, 2016

Before Saturday’s rally, Senator Sanders took the time to chat with our very own Sarah Hopefl to discuss education, jobs, and the chance for perhaps another #BirdieSanders miracle.

March 28: Sen. Sanders, Prof. Baughman, Sect. Clinton

March 28, 2016

With the presidential primary season making its stop in Wisconsin, the state has come alive with campaign buzz. In this episode we speak again with Senator Bernie Sanders, visit Sect. Clinton at a town hall, and chat it up with County Board candidate Hayley Young. We also pay tribute to Professor…

Cat Café Mad Offers Cats, Coffee and Comfort

March 27, 2016

Cat Café on Monroe Street seems to defy labels. Walk through the door and you find a large, open space with a scattering of coffee tables, cushioned mats, lounge chairs and cats. Is it a coffee shop? A petting zoo? A relaxation lounge? For Cheryl Glover, the owner of Cat…

April 11: UW Band Director Mike Leckrone

April 11, 2016

Now that the primary is over, we take a break from the politics for a little bit, and instead on this episode we honor one of UW’s greatest traditions. This week marks the 42nd anniversary of the UW Varsity Band’s Spring Concerts, which will take place this Thursday through Saturday, April…

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