A recent attack that left eight people dead and a dozen injured in Manhattan has raised concerns about the Diversity Visa Immigrant Program, otherwise known as the “visa lottery,” and has President Donald Trump calling for its elimination. Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, an Uzbek national who entered the US through the program, rented a pickup truck […]
There’s a reason why Adult Swim’s ‘Rick and Morty’ has earned the title of television’s #1 comedy series for ages 18-34 and is the most-watched show on Adult Swim – it’s incredibly funny and surprisingly emotional for an adult cartoon. In terms of sci-fi conventions, pop culture references and side-splitting humor, no other show compares. […]
Declining enrollment rates and growing budget concerns at the University of Wisconsin System’s two-year campuses drove the recent announcement of a proposal to keep the schools afloat by merging them with four-year universities in the region. Ray Cross, president of the UW System, proposed the restructuring changes as an effort to cut costs, increase enrollment […]
According to a mental health assessment in Patrick Fowler’s criminal court file, his rage was fueled by a feeling of betrayal the night that he fatally stabbed his girlfriend Jessica Ellenberger and her 4-year-old daughter Madyson Marshel. “I was seeing at the time, every woman I ever cared about and had turned her back on […]
The hustle and bustle of the UW – Milwaukee Student Union did nothing to distract Miela Fetaw from her passionate recounting of the experiences she has faced as an African-American woman, journalist and student at UWM. Fetaw, a senior double majoring in Journalism and Global Studies, has been working toward her degree since 2014. She […]
Sandburg Hall residents were greeted with coffee, cookies and cops on a recent Wednesday night, as the UW-Milwaukee Police Department hosted its semi-annual “Coffee with a Cop” event to promote goodwill, educate students, and address citizen concerns. “There is no agenda or speeches at an event like this,” said Officer Craig Rafferty, who helps coordinate […]
This is part 2 of a series by JAMS 320 reporting class exploring the possible effect of Gov. Scott Walker’s opt out segregated fee proposal. Kelsey Laas, a nursing student at UW-Milwaukee, had never heard of allocable segregated fees and was unaware that she had been paying them since she began attending UW-Milwaukee a year-and-a-half […]
This is part 1 of a 2-part JAMS 320 series exploring the effect of Scott Walker’s opt out segregated fee proposal for UW-Milwaukee. Read part 2 here. This story was written by Amanda Becker with contributions from the JAMS 320 reporting class. UW-Milwaukee could look like a completely different campus in the future. Major high-profile […]
How prepared are UWM students and staff in the event of an active shooter on campus? The recent attack at Ohio State University has universities questioning their plans. Ariel Goronja reports.
Ashley Beckland knows that prisoners returning to the work world have a better chance of succeeding if they learn to write.