Food justice organizations call for institutional solutions to food insecurity

“There’s a village on a river,” Charlie Koczela begins. “And there are people in the river, drowning. The people in the village keep on pulling them out, but they never actually look to see who is pushing them in the river in the first place.” Continue reading Food justice organizations call for institutional solutions to food insecurity

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Cardinal View: Affordable housing in Madison

Photo by Isabel Alvarez Cardinal View: Affordable housing in Madison Finding off-campus housing for students at UW can be a financial challenge. For under $750 there aren’t too many options available to students without sacrificing privacy, space, comfort, or the furry friend from home. There are many different resources out there for students to find … Continue reading Cardinal View: Affordable housing in Madison

Cardinal View: Financial aid a good first step toward socioeconomic diversity, more support needed

Photo by Carolyn Bonnema Cardinal View: Financial aid a good first step toward socioeconomic diversity, more support needed Do you remember the day you got your financial aid award? Compared with the level of anticipation that college admissions letters get, this seems like a ridiculous question. But for some students, they remember both as days that … Continue reading Cardinal View: Financial aid a good first step toward socioeconomic diversity, more support needed

Cardinal View: The impact of financial insecurity on academics, UW resources to help

Graphic by Maggie Liu Cardinal View: The impact of financial insecurity on academics, UW resources to help As a low-income student, getting to college is enough of a financial hurdle, let alone facing a lack of accessible resources once arriving on campus. Despite the fact that the median family income for UW students is over … Continue reading Cardinal View: The impact of financial insecurity on academics, UW resources to help

Cardinal View: ‘Traditional’ college experience not financially accessible to all students

Photo by Morgan Winston Cardinal View: ‘Traditional’ college experience not financially accessible to all students Students decked in red and white gear across UW-Madison’s campus can tell you what it means to have the “College Experience”: it includes going to games in the Kohl Center and at Camp Randall, experiencing Madison’s nightlife on State Street … Continue reading Cardinal View: ‘Traditional’ college experience not financially accessible to all students