UW students ask lawmakers to remove fee opt-out proposal from budget

UW System students today slammed Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to let students opt out of paying some student fees, saying the move would lead to significant cuts for crucial campus groups.
That includes the leaders of the UW-Madison student groups Badger Catholic and Atheists, Humanists and Agnostics, who testified together on how their groups help students on campus.
AHA President Nicole Niebler said campus groups provide the “necessary parts of the sifting and winnowing of ideas,” helping students find their passion and develop leadership skills.
Sen. Alberta Darling, the JFC co-chair, said ...

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