This is the story of one woman starting a movement to save a Wisconsin State Park, Rib Mountain, from being developed into a privatized major ski area and resort.
Street art display, Black Cat Alley, held its grand opening on September 18 in the alleyway between Kenilworth Pl. and Ivanhoe Pl., south of North Ave. Artists, including UW-Milwaukee students, painted nine murals on the building walls of the alley. The exhibit’s founder, Tim Decker, said he wanted to use art to change a dull […]
Wisconsin rocked out to air guitar riffs in the 1960s when Sgt. Glenn Fredrick Dean and his band played the taverns around Washington County. At just 20 years of age, Dean left his family, friends and fans heartbroken when the news broke about his death. Writing Dean’s biography in 2015 came easier than expected for […]
Thirty years after Chernobyl, UW-Milwaukee information studies professor Maria Haigh remembers what happened six days after the world’s deadliest nuclear disaster: the birth of her daughter, Hanya Sverstiuk. Haigh lived in Ukraine at the time when she gave birth to Sverstiuk, who died from a radiation-grown brain tumor at the age of four. “May 2, […]
Nearly 300 faculty members filled the room and halls on May 10 for UW-Milwaukee’s first-ever full faculty meeting, which had just one order of business: a symbolic “no confidence” resolution in University of Wisconsin System leadership. Faculty voted unanimously in favor of the motion, joining four other UW schools. “It finally makes sense to say […]
All across America on April 15th, people joined in protest, hoping to raise the federal minimum wage to 15 dollars per hour. Dozens of workers showed up to Milwaukee’s #FIGHTFOR15 rally in UW-Milwaukee’s union. Jaimie Anderson reports.