There were 73 confirmed overdose deaths in Milwaukee County in the first three months of 2017, according to the Milwaukee Police Department, and 54 of the 73 deaths were from heroin-related overdoses. These numbers were presented to the Milwaukee City-County Heroin, Opioid, and Cocaine Task Force at its May 12th meeting in city hall. This […]
The UW-Milwaukee Faculty Senate Committee passed a pledge that supports funding the tuition freeze set in place by the UW Board of Regents. By signing the pledge, UWM Faculty are petitioning for the increase of state funding to offset the amount of money UW-System schools have lost since the tuition freeze. The 40 members of […]
Marcus Riley, the TMJ4 Digital Media Manager, talked to students about the importance of social media to a newsroom, as well as useful ways that student journalists can effectively sharpen their multimedia skills, while speaking at UW-Milwaukee. UWM students filled up a Bolton Hall classroom on a Monday afternoon to hear Riley, who has been […]
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 […]
Ask Mike Holloway about the time his pop punk band played Summerfest.