Tamar Braxton has recently released her fifth solo album Bluebird of Happiness. As a Tamar fan, I had been waiting on this album and was very excited to hear it. She did not disappoint. If you are easily emotionally influenced by music, or going through issues with a loved one, you may want to listen […]
Winter is here, despite our feeble attempts to keep it at bay. The time of year has come for big coats, warm scarves, apple cider and hot chocolate, cold air and an increased heat bill. Though not everything about winter is bad, like hot chocolate, I think the one thing that most of us dread […]
Mulan Disney Tony Bancroft, Barry Cook Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy 1hr 28min ***** Mulan is a Disney movie that came out in 1998. The animated, children’s film was based on an old Chinese folktale. Although it’s supposed to be a movie for kids, can adult still enjoy it? Of course! It’s one of my favorite […]
It’s one of the age-old relationship questions that has plagued us for decades. Still, the answer is divided among most people. Can heterosexual men and women be legit, platonic friends without crossing the line into romance? Is it possible? Yes, I believe it is possible for a man and woman to genuinely be friends and […]
Joe Ricketts, owner of local news sites DNAinfo and Gothamist, was wrong to close down the companies just one week after the site’s New York office successfully joined a union. The billionaire claims that the move was purely financial since the companies had not been profitable, but Ricketts has openly expressed his dislike for unions […]
You know how wearing certain color clothes say different things about the person wearing them, or how when you wear certain colors it makes you feel a certain way? Some people wear orange for energy, or blue for tranquility. Well, the same can apply to your nail polish. I call it nail polish moods. Can […]
Emily Kuester prevailed in the UW-Milwaukee 2017 Student Association election for president with 1,968 students voting. According to SA, the results were as follows: Emily Kuester 1,088 58.3% Adrian Palau-Tejeda 423 22.7% Benjamin Gerard 355 19.0% Who is Kuester and what does she bring to the table? Read these mini profiles of each candidate by […]
Anwar Stewart has always loved music and gets to nurture that love by singing in and directing choirs.
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 […]
Kaylin Newman loves to sing, so it was really hard when a medical problem affected her special talent.
You can always count on Facebook to provide different topics that spark conversation. As I was scrolling through my timeline, I came across a post with two photos of a young lady. The photo on the left showed her au naturel with no trace of makeup. You can see her freckles, a few minor blemishes […]
The Peck School of Music immediately greets you with sounds of instruments. The hallways are filled with melodies of violins and pianos as students practice and perfect their many different musical skills.
Just inside one of the multiple entrances to the building sits Azia Barner doing her math homework before her guitar class. Petite in frame, her guitar is almost as big as she is. While guitar playing runs in the family, this 20-year-old sophomore has more experience using her voice to make music.
“My sister has been playing it for a year or two and I decided to do it. I do like to sing though, so I’ve been singing a lot longer than playing any instrument,” said Barner.
“Gaga, you my best friend girl!” I look up and smile at my two-year-old god-daughter, Kylee. She’s watching her favorite cartoon “Doc McStuffins,” a show about the everyday adventures of a toy doctor, and she decided to hit me with the best line I’ve heard all day. Gaga, short for god-mother, is the name she’s […]