The half-empty courtroom in the Milwaukee Safety Building was silent as defendant Oscar Barrera was sentenced for punching a man in a tavern fight, ultimately killing him. As Judge Jeffrey A. Wagner gave his sentencing, Barrera’s family gasped in unison when they heard Spanish interpreter, Bruce Goodman, say “60 months in prison with three years probation.” Barrera, 42, was charged with one count of aggravated battery (great bodily harm with intent to cause bodily harm) on Dec. 13 after he got into a […]
A crowd of intrigued community members listened attentively as Matthew Flynn addressed them in Spanish at his meet-and-greet event on Milwaukee’s south side on Nov. 16 at Tres Hermanos Restaurant. At first surprised, but then impressed at his bilingual skills, people said they were excited to hear his plan for Wisconsin, as he is one […]
The new doggie daycare in Greenfield is all the buzz lately. But looking after pups isn’t all they do!
Next spring 2018 semester, the course Computer Science-595 will undergo a curriculum change in how master’s students can meet the requirements to compete their capstone projects. Professor Mukul Goyal PH.D suggested that the students should be able to do their project on an internship or job they are currently holding during the semester, to complete […]
UWM’s open-mic session welcomed the Minneapolis native to share his poetry.
After Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on Sept. 16 and a 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook up central Mexico, the United Community Center (UCC) began to receive a massive amount of phone calls from the Milwaukee community asking one simple question: how can we help? “We received so many phone calls from community members asking how […]
Instructor Maureen Metzger navigates us through an exciting Tuesday at Blush Pole Fitness in Milwaukee.
Will the Anthem protests continue into the weekend? Media Milwaukee asked people in the union for their thoughts.
The National Conference of Puerto Rican Women (NACOPRW) hosted its first open mic night for their community in the newly built Urban Ecology Center-Menomonee Valley Branch. Adriana Ramirez reports.