Brian Weidy is a campus columnist for The Daily Beast.  He is a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison studying journalism with concentrations in strategic communication and reporting.  He has written for Mic, Bleacher Report, Live for Live Music, The Daily Cardinal and many more.

Red States

Coach Bo Ryan is drawing parallels to the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team. And he’s not that far off. After beating the unbeatable, now Wisconsin has to beat the evil empire of college basketball teams.


Scott Walker’s budget proposal to delete the requirement that universities report sexual assault cases has been incorrectly reported by the Beast and others.


At universities across the country, student ticket sales are in steep decline, but University of Wisconsin-Madison is the big exception to the trend – and it’s paying off outside the stadium.