"Because everyday is a testament to our survival, in a world that is burning"
UW-Madison junior creates homemade mask business and raises money for the United Negro College Fund.
The UpRise Poetry Collective is hosting its final slam this Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Memorial Union Play Circle. The final bout will reveal the 2020 UpRise Team headed to College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI) for the third year in a row. The last standing poets are made up of … Continue reading The Final UpRise Slam Will Be This Friday
When at 1400 Constitution Ave in Washington, DC one cannot help, but notice the massive bronze infrastructure before their eyes. There will be birds soaring high grabbing your attention, as they glide pass the National Monument. Below, will be a luxury pond designed to create an ecstatic hymn, soothing sound hypnotizing your ears to stick … Continue reading Reflections on the Museum of African American History and Culture
Photo cred: GOP Badgers Twitter This statement is from the individual and does not represent the Student Activity Center or ASM as a whole. I was working at the Student Activity Center when I witnessed the incident between Jasmine Kiah and the College Republicans on October 9, 2019. In a peaceful protest, Kiah put “Donald … Continue reading In Response to “in complete hysteria”
Our Wisconsin, the first-year student diversity training at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, had an extensive change this school year with marginalized students in mind. “My goal was removing the burden from marginalized students to educate their white peers on these issues,” Aaminah Long said. Long is beginning her second year as the Coordinator for Inclusion … Continue reading UW’s First-Year Student Diversity Training Sees Major Changes
The moment you take a step inside the Memorial Union Theatre, conversations roar like crashing tidal waves of a tropical storm or hurricane approaching south Florida. The wave of voices anticipating the nights lecture thrash at various levels, making it tough to eavesdrop on a single conversation. Once settling in your seat, you hear someone … Continue reading Tarana, and MeToo
Culture shock is common for students coming to a new place. However, it is very difficult to be a creative when you feel like everything is against you. Jasmine Kiah went through this struggle her first few years at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A First Wave scholar, Kiah came into UW-Madison with the aspirations to … Continue reading Jasmine Kiah Puts Whiteness on Notice with The Humane Experiment: The Encounter
A letter addressed to your heart: When you fall in love... Don't lose sight of who you are. Remember your roots and where you came from. Never try to change yourself for anyone. You are a strong and independent woman who will be fine with or without this person. Love hard. Give it your all … Continue reading A Love Letter to Myself
The days are long but the years are short. A common quote referencing how fast time flies by. 2019 is in full swing, but I'd like to reflect over my first full year in Madison. It has been rewarding to acknowledge the opportunities God has blessed me with. On January 17th-19th, I attended the Black … Continue reading Endure the night, Joy will come in the morning