Madison365 Week in Review for September 3


    madisonclg_logo_hrz_2c_4Here are our most popular stories of the week, brought to you by Madison College.




    We recently launched our NEW job listings — the job listings are now searchable! Check them out or pass the link along to anyone you know looking for work!

    Screenshot 2016-06-22 at 1.03.45 AMThe officers who arrested Genele Laird outside of East Towne Mall in June were cleared of wrongdoing.



    P_BlackLIvesMatter09332After a year marred by ugly racial incidents, UW Madison is taking steps to create a better campus climate.



    P_Will_InterviewVietnam veteran and anti-war activist Will Williams has some choice words for those angry at Colin Kaepernick — people he calls “poser patriots.



    Jessica Cavazos headshot - 2016The Latino Chamber of Commerce of Dane County named Jessica Cavazos its new executive director.





    P_LeslieorranthiaOur editor, Dave Dahmer, caught up with the new Director of Community Relations at UW, Leslia Orrantia.




    P_ReginaPrudeThe Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin will host motivational speaker and author Regine Prude in Madison on Friday, September 16.





    RyanLochteMadison365’s Amber Walker wonders why Ryan Lochte has, it seems, already been acquitted in the court of public opinion.




    tmIn the first of a three-part series, columnist Sabrina Madison gathered wisdom from Madison-area mothers as we all prepare our children to return to school.





    2signsSara Alvarado doesn’t like the false dichotomy inherent in the war of yard signs between pro-police messages and Black Lives Matter messages.




    In other news …

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, a week after refusing the stand for the National Anthem, announced that he will donate $1 million to charities that serve communities in need.

    Georgetown University announced that it will offer an admissions advantage to the descendents of slaves.

    Oklahoma police are taking heat for pepper-spraying an 84-year-old black woman.

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