War has shaped the landscape of civilization since the earliest remnants of human existence. Often occurring through religious or land conflict, war is often seen as an inevitable and necessary condition. Wars like the United States Civil War and World War II evoke sentiments of patriotism and are viewed as being done for the greater […]
As an enduring fan of the Milwaukee Bucks since the 1990-1991 season, I have witnessed some of the most mind-numbing draft picks in the history of modern-day sports. Don’t believe me? Google Marcus Haislip, Yi Jianilan or Joe Alexander, I’ll wait… What in the hell were they thinking, right? Unfortunately, those are only three of […]
Sixteen years of war. Sixteen years of witnessing American men and women make the ultimate sacrifice. Sixteen years of failed U.S. Strategy. We cannot in good conscience sit idly without voicing our displeasure with Defense Secretary James Mattis’ plan to send 4,000 more U.S. Troops to the War in Afghanistan. Despite President Trump and his […]
Little over a month after President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey, questions remain about the president’s ties to the Russian Government during the past presidential election. Comey’s highly anticipated appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee last Thursday has left many Americans, including myself, wondering if the former director’s testimony should lay […]
The River Revitalization Foundation is looking for volunteers to assist in their annual Garlic Mustard Pull-A-Thon.
On May 9, 2008, my best friend Andrew Bond lost his battle with heroin addiction at just 21 years old. I sat down with Andrew’s mother for the first time in nine years.
Having a twin can be tough, especially when you’re total opposites.
By Charles Johnson with reporting and writing from JAMS 320 class at UW-Milwaukee An internship or work experience would be required to obtain an undergraduate degree from a UW System school under a proposal in Gov. Scott Walker’s new budget. The topic was not brought up in the actual budget address, and Walker has not […]
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee currently enrolls 1,425 international students including 94 students from Iran, seven from Syria, and one from Iraq, and one UWM official says she’s noticed a “Trump effect” of students asking about relocation to Canada. The university is also urging international studies to avoid traveling abroad, and officials are concerned that the […]
Milwaukee- Nearly 400 women, men, children and even dogs took to the rain-soaked streets of Riverwest during the “Femme Solidarity March” on Saturday. The event drew inspiration from “The Women’s March on Washington,” which held concurrent marches across the globe.