Greek Week at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee took place April 18 through the 22 and was a competition between the different Greek organizations on campus. Every day of the week a different competition happened and points were tallied over the five-day week. During the week, a bowling tournament was hosted in the Union Recreation Center […]
On Thursday nights, UW-Milwaukee students battled it out in a quest for supremacy. The game in question: trivia. Media Milwaukee’s Maddie Gecewicz reports.
Thirty years after Chernobyl, UW-Milwaukee information studies professor Maria Haigh remembers what happened six days after the world’s deadliest nuclear disaster: the birth of her daughter, Hanya Sverstiuk. Haigh lived in Ukraine at the time when she gave birth to Sverstiuk, who died from a radiation-grown brain tumor at the age of four. “May 2, […]
Jakayla Phillips, a 20-year-old junior at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and the inaugural recipient of the Don Walker Memorial Scholarship, has something in common with those who knew the award’s namesake. Both lost people they loved suddenly and unexpectedly. Phillips lost her adored brother to gun violence, which inspired her to write; the Walker family […]
“You’ll like Chris,” said New Orleans Arnaud’s Jazz Bistro maître d’ Jeff Bergman. “He’s a…character.” Artists of all kinds travel to New Orleans looking to fulfil their artistic pursuits. Whether it’s painters, street performers, musicians, or psychics, the city is filled with nothing but bright colors. Usually, these performers dress brightly to stand out from […]
UW-Milwaukee alum Trapper Schoepp released his newest album “Rangers & Valentines” on April 1. This album, though, was no April Fool’s joke. The 25-year-old musician’s second album offers a classic rock-and-roll background with a country feel. As he sat at Milwaukee’s Urban Ecology Center sipping a cup of coffee, he discussed his sound with great […]
In the month of April, UWM and volunteers from Health Heelers provide students with some Animal Therapy to help students lower the stress from their classes. Health Heelers, founded in 2005, is an organization that gone to many schools in the state of Wisconsin for therapy with a variety of animals. Slideshow by Keio Horton. […]
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s dimly lit office of sustainability is also the home of UWM’s Food and Garden Club. The club consists of like-minded students and professors whose mission is growing sustainable food on campus. Kudzu vines climb over someone’s desk while herbs germinate at another’s. The club has a litany of seeds in stock […]
Alex White is a freshman at UW-Milwaukee. He tells his friend Matthew Campbell about the greatest struggle he’s had growing up.
Jennifer Servais opens up about her childhood companion, Mary Ann. Her daughter, Somer, questions her about a special friendship, found and lost.
Kate Ray writes her own pieces, and dreams of playing with a small ensemble someday.
It was a typical morning when the students, all prepared for an exciting day, sat silently as the teacher instructed them to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. Everyone stood with their right hand crossed over their chest as they faced the large red, white and blue cloth that had 50 white stars and 13 […]