“I am Hmoob”

Photo by Jamal Perry.

UWM student Tracy Young speaks with Media Milwaukee reporter Jamal Perry about the recent I am Hmoob event she helped organize on campus to celebrate Hmong culture. Read the story on the event here. 

LACUSL Speaker Series Brings Awareness to Latin American Issues


Smiles were plentiful on Wednesday as UW-Milwaukee Department of Spanish and Portuguese Senior Lecturer María Estrella Sotomayor made her way around the third floor of the Golda Meir Library’s east wing, expressing personal bouts of gratitude to audience members and supporters before taking the podium to begin her presentation. The lecture, titled “Reproductive Rights and […]

Improving Understanding of African Culture

African food, music, dance and fashion filled the Union Ballroom during African Cultural Night at UW-Milwaukee. The African Student Association and Sociocultural Programming co-sponsored the event. They saw a major turnout, as almost every chair in the ballroom was occupied. Due to the large turnout, the food ran out and more had to be made. […]

A Crazy Life


North Carolinian psychiatric nurse James Lally, 25, would not have traveled to Milwaukee, Wisconsin if he had not met Milwaukee resident Billy Russell. Lally tells his story of his journey to Burning Man, a music and arts festival in Nevada, and how fate stepped in and introduced him to one of his newest and closest […]

Hooping it Up

Photo by Ellie Malone.

Taylor Duffrin, 20, is one of the many students you can find hooping outside in the grassy areas of Spaight’s Plaza at UWM. Hooping is a popular new trend among many students. Ellie Malone reports.

Numbers and Makeup

Photo by Amber Bak.

Graduating with a major in finance, a minor in economics and earning an international business certificate, UW-Milwaukee student Ana Fuentes has a future full of numbers. Ask her to calculate any equation and within seconds, if not minutes, she would have the answer. Numbers may come first in her life, but what most people don’t […]

Bam! Pow! Comic Book Club CosPlay Masquerade

Photo by Tyler Nelson.

On the last night of Geek Week at UWM, I attended the Bam! Pow! Comic Book Club’s Cosplay Masquerade in the Wisconsin Room of the Union. I spoke with Alexis Dalbey, secretary of the club, who helped organize the group’s second annual Cosplay Masquerade. Dalbey has been involved with the club for the last two […]

Spread the Word to End the Word

Photo by Kenan Goyette.

On the first Wednesday of March each year, the Best Buddies organization holds a Spread the Word to End the Word campaign in order to raise awareness about the use of the R-word. The campaign asks people to pledge to stop using the R-word in hopes that it will lead to a more conscious awareness […]