Monthly Archives: January 2012

S&W invites nominations for a new board of contributing editors.

For over four years, Sifting and Winnowing has served as a forum for the campus community to speak out on issues that cannot be adequately debated in the student dailies or the off-campus media alone.  For most of those years, … Continue reading

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Supporting our future.

As the new year approaches, I have our future students on my mind. Today one of our core values is at stake—something that should concern all of us who are committed to the future of our college, UW–Madison and Wisconsin. … Continue reading

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Are Our Pensions Next?

In a little discussed or noted provision in the current state budget, the Governor ordered a study of the WRS pension system. Specifically, the study is to report on the potential for conversion of the current WRS into a defined … Continue reading

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