Pfc. Gerold Schaeffer died in combat at the young age of 21 in 1966. The story of Gerold’s life is shaped by siblings’ memories, which often revolve around stories about Gerold and his identical twin brother, George, who also served in Vietnam. In many aspects, the twins from West Bend were quite inseparable. The two […]
As much as big business and technology can replace jobs and establishments, the barbershop is irreplaceable. With this stationary trait, the Barbershop culture dates back decades and continues to add layers as years pass. Gee’s Clippers is located on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Milwaukee. The vibe of the shop blends classic barbershop culture […]
It’s 20 ’til midnight, and Media Milwaukee is out shopping for food. The stores are closed, but there’s still plenty of produce to sort through. Whole sacks of clementines tossed out because one of them is a little banged up. A bag of cereal disposed of because the box has a dent in it. […]
Media Milwaukee reporter Montel Allen was at the opening of Star Wars. He found quite a spectacle.
As UW-Milwaukee hosted the city-wide kickoff of the annual Make a Difference Day for the first time on a recent Saturday, one of the people students helped was 79-year-old Eleanor Quint, who needed a hand preparing for winter. Quint was right there with the students with a rake in hand. She sported a blue, fall jacket, […]
The ongoing conflict of whether students should be allowed to conceal firearms in campus buildings heated the UWM Student Association’s Safety Committee meeting Friday, with committee members pitted against two student veterans, who brought forth a petition signed by 90 people who want the right to carry guns on campus. This was just a public […]
Pakou Lee’s most precious possession is her thrift store piano.
“Don’t run away from me, white girl.” That’s what I thought as a young, white female took off upon noticing that I was walking behind her. I was on my way to 7/11 in my neighborhood near campus. Whether she felt threatened because I am black, male or both can be debated. Too many times […]