The calm South China Sea rested in front of two men as they sat on a white sandy beach in Vietnam. Martin Short and William J. Hondel had stopped to take a break and enjoy the sun for a few moments before returning to their work. Although they were in a war, and away from […]
Dr. William Hammer, a distinguished geology professor from Augustana College in Illinois, shared his team’s discoveries of new dinosaur fossils in Antarctica that they made while researching Jurassic period fossils at the Geosciences colloquium at UWM Friday, April 8. These new dinosaurs were part of the sauropodomorpha clade (sauropods), or, long-necked herbivorous dinosaurs that typically […]
One of the many recreational sports classes that UWM offers is Kung Fu. TJ Staniszewski, an assistant instructor at the Chinese Kung-Fu Center of Milwaukee, shows students how cool the forms of martial arts can be, and also the mental and physical benefits it has for people. TJ said he’s never had to use his […]
The UW System asked the state in January to restore stricken mission statement language that ultimately found its way into Gov. Scott Walker’s official budget proposal a few days later anyway, Media Milwaukee has learned through an open records request. A UW System representative wrote a state budget analyst Jan. 29 to contest revisions to […]
UW-Milwaukee students marched through campus Wednesday night in protest against Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget cuts. They huddled in front of Mitchell Hall to hear Wisconsin legislators Mandela Barnes and Jonathan Brostoff explain how the cuts could damage the UW System and Wisconsin. “Our public university system is a gem,” said Brostoff. “And we don’t […]
UW-Milwaukee is considering strategic budget cuts as opposed to a systemic cut to the entire institution, the provost told the Faculty Senate Thursday. And the UWM chancellor announced a plan to try to meet with 32 legislators in the next month, as well as a planned lunch with the lieutenant governor, as administrators try to counter […]
Life is a deep dive for scuba expert Justin Skubal.
Being a police officer is hard. The pressures of anxiety, cynicism, and depression often surround those in the career. But some members of the Oak Creek SWAT Team have learned to accept and overcome these feelings.
A pack of Milwaukee Neanderthals are observed at their local watering hole, sloshing their colorful drinks about as they search for a new mate. Their low brows and large muscles provide excellent stimuli for attracting the opposite sex. Occasionally though, they get distracted by group activities such as chanting traditional songs, taunting other clans, and […]