UW-Milwaukee student Amanda Dahms was a voluntary Marine Corps service member who enlisted when she was 17-years-old. She went to boot camp the following day after her high school graduation in 2006. After finishing boot camp, she went to the school house and then to the fleet. Dahms said that she was a survivor of […]
It was spring of 1968 when Larry Nicholson traveled down to the Pensacola area to see his brother Roger before leaving for Vietnam. It was at Whiting Field in Milton, Florida where Larry’s brother was stationed as a flight instructor after returning home in 1966. He served as a helicopter pilot in Vietnam. Now his […]
His dark brown hair lays on his chest as he caresses the body and neck of a Sitka spruce top Yamaha guitar perched on top of his faded out blue jeans. His almond-colored eyes look down at a book eagerly, yet calmly, telling him not to fret as he strums. Carlos Berumen served as a […]
On an unseasonably warm day in the middle of December, an unexpected call breaks through the sound of the rain’s consistent tapping on the window. A woman’s voice rings out, laced with years of memories and sentiment. “I’ve talked with my daughters and we all agree that I owe it to Tom to tell his […]
Growing up in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is never easy. Like most developing countries, people struggle with poverty, malnutrition, and every tragic and unfortunate event you can think of everyday. Dr. Annie Kinwa-Muzinga, a professor in Agribusiness, grew up in Kinshasa, DR Congo. As the fourth child of 10, she is familiar with […]
Off the field, he is laid back guy. Once in the field, he is a more aggressive person. His office is covered with ornaments, a championship title on his desk, and pictures of his successful career. You can smell and taste victory once you enter to his office. University of Virginia soccer champion, two times […]
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, […]
Odell and Gloria Robinson have been cooking for over 40 years. They started doing soul food dinners on Fridays, and from there it took off. Tevin Smith has the story.
Rachel Pagel interviews Ryan Hanrahan, her boyfriend of over a year, about how their story began and how their bond remains strong.
Suicide survivor Kevin Hines delivered a powerful message of hope to West Bend high schools last Thursday. Suicide awareness and prevention center LiFE OF HOPE invited Hines to speak about his will to live and the importance of educating others about mental illness. Hines had the audience crying and reaching for tissues that were provided […]
Going to school in a city like Milwaukee is a big change from small town living in Amberg, Wisconsin. Kaitlin Downs, a recent UWM alum, talks with Sarah Thomas about her own transition.