TAA Executive Board Statement on the murder of George Floyd and Minneapolis protests

May 29, 2020 The Executive Board of the Teaching Assistants’ Association, the union representing graduate student workers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, condemns the state-sanctioned lynching of George Floyd earlier this week. We stand in solidarity with protesters in Minneapolis and everywhere demanding justice and an end to racist police brutality, including the inspirational actions…

Student Early Voting – 2016

The TAA’s Political Education Committee has put together a helpful guide to early voting for students in Wisconsin: Registration Students can register to vote at the polls the same day as they vote. In order to register to vote, students need to have a proof of address and either a WI ID or their SSN (info…

Presidential Debate Viewing Parties

Come join your fellow TAA members and watch the presidential debates at Argus Bar. Hosted by the Political Education Committee, the first drink for any TAA member is free! Debate Viewing Party I: Monday, September 26 at 7 PM Argus Bar 123 E. Main St. For more information, check out the event page.   Debate Viewing…

TAA Endorses BDS Movement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UW-Madison Union of Graduate Student Workers (TAA) Endorses BDS Movement Madison, WI (May 19, 2016): Members of the Teaching Assistants’ Association at the University of Wisconsin-Madison vote overwhelmingly in favor of a resolution to divest from the State of Israel and corporations that profit from the illegal occupation of Palestine. During a two-week vote distributed…