Over 20 performances were presented at UW-Milwaukee’s 17th Annual Drag Show at the Milwaukee Theatre in February. The show was hosted by Vivian Storm and co-hosted by Lady J. This year, a record was broken with 3,000 people in attendance for an epic night with the queens. Jakayla Phillips reports.
With the year coming to a close for Hype, especially around exams, the team has distinguished itself. Chapter Directer Becky Zander, First Year dancers Jimmy Khun and Jaime Bias, and Hype UWM Captain Graham Wolfe talk to Media Milwaukee reporter Geaneth Garcia.
The Japanese Spring Festival was held on May 2 at the Union Ballroom at UW-Milwaukee. Visitors looked at the exhibition of works done by students from the Japanese Program, looking at the subtitled clips of movies and making the rice balls. At the end, they had a raffle and visitors received gifts. The president of […]
UW-Milwaukee’s new production club Reel Women just wrapped shooting on their very first film Bottleneck. Reel Women is a club that strives for equality not just in film but in everything they do. Bottleneck featured a predominantly female cast and a crew that, although mixed genders, was led entirely by women. Reel Women set out […]
After the fatal shooting of 1-year-old Bill Thao in 2014, the Milwaukee Police Department’s District 4 and members of the Hmong community decided to collaborate together to start a task force in the hopes of having a safer community. The MPD Hmong Advisory Task Force had its first dialogue about crime and safety Saturday afternoon […]
The Peck School of the Arts held their annual Kenilworth Open Studios on Saturday, April 9. KOS started at 11 in the morning and continued until three in the afternoon. The event showcased over 100 students’ work. Pieces of work came from all PSOA departments, including art and design, film, music, theatre and dance. KOS […]
For the 38th consecutive time, UWM’s Center of Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) hosted its annual Latin American Film Festival on April 8-14; the festival was host to a number of award-winning Latin films, which were completely free of charge for the public at the union cinema. The Center for Latin American and Caribbean […]
When it comes to making a fashion statement, nothing is off limits these days. From ripped denim, cool sneakers, jeggings, to man buns, the millennials find a way to make everything trendy. As the celebrities like Chris Brown, August Alsina, and Justin Bieber have always been the go-to people for fashion inspiration, they have definitely […]
Matt Campbell found out how an old time, bluegrass folk band came together at an unlikely place and how their life-long hobby grew into something bigger.
There is one place at UWM where students from all over Africa can come together to meet with other students just like them. The African Student Association welcomes members from various African countries each week. Ngozi Osademe is one such student. “I joined ASA because I thought it was the way to connect with people […]
Legacy Pro Wrestling stopped by Milwaukee again Sunday for its “Night of Redemption” event. Around 50 Milwaukee residents crowded in the Miramar Theatre to watch wrestler “Ruff Crossing” take the championship belt from current champ “Eddie Smooth.” Legacy Pro Wrestling is an amateur wrestling league that travels across the entire country. Legacy’s wrestling events are […]
Anticipation filled the quiet, dim-lit room of nearly 20 people as David Romero stood before the crowd with the mic in his hand. Romero has opened for many musical acts and performed at several locations prior to UW-Milwaukee, such as the University of Central Florida, Champlain College, University of California at San Diego and more. […]