The TAA International Student Caucus has been hard at work in pushing back against administration’s arbitrary international student fee, introduced just this summer. They’ve created a petition calling on UW-Madison administrators to rescind this fee and respect the important contributions all international students make on this campus and in the community. Please sign the petition…Details
The Solidarity Sing Along has been happening every weekday since the capitol occupation in February 2011. Many long-time TAA members have spent many lunch hours singing in the rotunda. In the past three weeks, the Capitol Police have arrested over 200 people for singing, foot-tapping, and even observing the Sing Along, because of a new…Details
The TAA condemns in the strongest terms the attempt by the Joint Committee on Finance to destroy the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism by severing it from the University of Wisconsin. This provision, included in Motion 999 to modify the state budget, is set to go to the Assembly and the Senate. Republicans have said…Details
In wake of sit-in, demands for Ward to ties with Palermo’s Pizza grow louder Contacts: Claire Hintz, firstname.lastname@example.org, 651-955-8370 Maxwell John Love, email@example.com, 724-557-6269 At 2:15pm today, 12 students entered Chancellor Ward’s office to protest his refusal to uphold UW-Madison’s code of conduct for companies that produce goods using UW logos. The students were demanding…Details
In order to comply with the 2011-2013 Biennial Budget’s mandate that UW-Madison create an entirely new Human Resources system, the Office of Human Resources has recently released their latest draft of recommendations to be implemented in July 2013 on our campus. Many of the specific details of the plan have yet to be determined, effectively…Details
In the midst of the controversy surrounding the Palermo’s Pizza workers’ strike, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Teaching Assistants’ Association and the Student Labor Action Coalition released a joint resolution calling for the university to cut all ties with Palermo’s.