Broadcast Club Trains Students in TV

By Benjamin Slowey It’s time to suit up and bring out the salon-quality hair: Broadcast Club is in full swing at UW-Milwaukee and looking for aspiring broadcasters across campus. Broadcast Club encompasses a weekly student-produced television show known as “Student Showcase,” which highlights various activities throughout the student body at UWM. Each show consists of a […]

UWM “Pen Guy” Pushes for Peaceful Preaching

From fan pages to Halloween costumes, one local legend has inspired a near cult-like following among campus visitors and is now engrained in the UW-Milwaukee community. Eric Slawyk, who may be better known as the UWM Pen Guy,  uses free pens and scripture verses to help positively promote his Christian agenda on campus. Although his motives may […]

The Culture of Ultimate Frisbee

UW-Milwaukee’s Ultimate Frisbee team traveled to Missouri recently for a tournament. The team is a culture, not just a sport, and travels throughout the country.  The co-ed team has existed at UW-Milwaukee for about 10 years and is funded by the university. Helen Koth reports for Media Milwaukee.  

Say Something Beautiful

Traciana Graves is not a typical lecturer.  She uses a multimedia method of her creation, including song, video, photos and sound bites to advance her ideas.  She is all about interactivity, and by using this approach, Graves keeps audiences interested and engaged in what she has to say. “I want what I do to be […]

UW-Milwaukee Students Rake for the Elderly

UW-Milwaukee’s Center for Volunteerism and Student Leadership hosted its annual Rak-a-thon on Nov. 8. Students and student organizations gathered in the Union that morni​ng to register and prepare to help elderly people around the area rake their lawns. Not only do all the students volunteer, but they also have a good time doing it. CherRay Dixon […]

Trash Guy Has the Best Job in Town

When the sun rises on a Monday morning, it brings with it the start of Steve Schulteis’s work week and the favorite part of his job. Garbage pickup for the Village of Fox Point. “I do 300 homes a day,” said 53-year-old Schulteis, who has worked in the department of public works at Fox Point […]

A Night Exploring the Red Planet

Fifty years and 40 missions after NASA’s first spacecraft to Mars, “The Red Planet” astronomy show on Oct. 17 celebrated the exploratory history, current discoveries, and future NASA missions to the planet. The event, held at UW-Milwaukee’s Manfred Olson Planetarium, was the sixth astronomy presentation between Sept. 12 and Oct. 24 to highlight Mars and […]

Carl Bogner’s Film Festival

Before he spent the past 16 years running the Milwaukee LGBT Film Festival, UW-Milwaukee’s Carl Bogner worked his way through a series of book stores, where he indulged in a love of reading and literature. Film was another interest. In those days, people could only see the films he was interested in at universities, and […]

Little Goblins Haunt Campus

Halloween is a colorful time on campus and an exciting time for kids. At the UWM Children’s Center, four- and five-year-olds are preparing for a spooktacular holiday.