The Wrong Kind of Soap

Soap Operas are amusing to say the least. The over-dramatic scenarios, next-to-impossible life events and the intertwined familial chaos provide quality entertainment. Spanish soaps, also known as telenovelas, are on a whole new level of drama. I never gave much thought to soap operas; they were over dramatized shows that had on been on air […]

UW-Milwaukee Student and Rapper: Meet Will the Glide

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Music can be a creative outlet that allows one to express their inner emotions and feelings in an artistic way. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee junior, William Johnson, otherwise creatively known as Will The Glide, has been a part of Milwaukee’s “low-key” rap scene for a short time now but has been working on building his artistic […]

“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

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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 […]

Trash to Treasure – and Art – Hidden Away in Riverwest

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  To some it may be a gross thing to go dumpster diving, venture into abandon buildings or clean out farms. But on the edge of Riverwest in Milwaukee, there is a shop called the Riverwest Compound where artists do exactly that. As Erica Peckarsky discovered, they’re turning found objects into sculpture and musical instruments.  

Gamers, Sci Fi and Anime Fans Gather in Milwaukee

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    Concinnity is a small science fiction and gaming convention held on MSOE’s campus. Just one of Milwaukee’s various conventions, Concinnity has helped to grow small communities trough it’s promotion of subcultures. Sarah Thomas Reports.