Jamie Stark


Phil Ejercito

Despite Mayor Paul Soglin's willingness to find temporary housing in Madison for immigrant children, Wisconsin will not host any temporary shelters, according to Kathleen Falk, the Regional Director for the Department of Health and Human Services. more

Aug 8, 2014 10:37 PM News


Sharon Vanorny photo / Peter Benck styling

Those damn kids. They got trophies just for showing up, won't move out of the house and are always on their phones. They studied dance and philosophy and wonder why they can't get a job. They all want to save the world, as long as they can do it from their mom's house in pajamas and on Twitter. more

Aug 22, 2013 2:00 PM News

The former Mautz Paint building on East Washington Avenue could soon become the site of a new, 80,000-square-foot co-working space for tech startups. more

Jul 29, 2013 10:36 PM , News


Jamie Stark

While touring Luther Memorial Church before being hired, Pastor Franklin Wilson wondered to himself, "Is Charlemagne tromping around in here?" more

Dec 23, 2010 6:00 PM A & E

I've always wanted to attend a United Church of Christ service, after hearing from friends about what a progressive, open-minded denomination it is. more

Dec 2, 2010 9:00 PM A & E


Jamie Stark

Shabbat Shalom! Never before have I heard a phrase uttered so frequently and with such positivity save, perhaps, "Yes We Can!" at an Obama rally. I recently visited UW Hillel at the Barbara Hochberg Center for Jewish Student Life on Langdon Street. more

Nov 11, 2010 10:00 PM A & E


Jamie Stark

Ornate and traditional, with a focus on glorifying Christ, Holy Redeemer Catholic Church offers English, Spanish and even Latin speakers opportunities for worship and community. more

Oct 28, 2010 9:00 PM A & E


Jamie Stark

On a sunny fall Friday, I was invited to the Islamic Center of Madison Area (ICMA), the mosque closest to downtown, to see how some members of the UW campus Muslim community worship. more

Oct 14, 2010 8:00 PM A & E


Jamie Stark

Tucked just behind Mickey's Dairy Bar near Camp Randall is a small, yellow house with an unvarnished porch. If not for the sign that reads "Campus Community Church," you would never know that an eclectic mix of Christians meets there Sundays... more

Sep 30, 2010 8:00 PM A & E

Madison Believers is a very personal project of mine. Every other week, I'll visit a different religious establishment in town and type up my thoughts, essentially reviewing houses of worship around Madison. more

Sep 16, 2010 10:00 PM A & E


Jamie Stark

Upon surfacing into the cavernous main floor of Blackhawk Church, I asked my friend, "Where's the Orange Julius?" Heavenly skylights arc over a giant hallway that cuts the top floor in two. Well-stocked coffee carts and smiling churchgoers fill the s more

Sep 16, 2010 10:00 PM A & E