By Mike Holloway Bill Van Pelt clicks the “print” button on the outdated computer in his office. As his curriculum vitae starts to print, he begins to tell me about the roots of his mistrust in technology. “I wasn’t always a technophobe,” he says. A loud clunking begins to resonate from the computer desk. The […]
Nestled between beauty parlors and small businesses sits a brand-new resource center to provide a safe place for children in the community. The decorated windows and translucent black-and-white curtains made the small center seem more like a home than a business, and it was all put together by 26-year-old Milwaukee native, Bianca Williams. Williams started […]
It’s senior year and the final semester for UWM student artist Erin Whitney. But, instead of living an apartment near campus with her friends celebrating her last year, she’s devoted it to living in Chai Point Senior Living in Milwaukee, where she teaches art to senior residents. Whitney is part of the Student Artist in […]
Evan Taucher wakes up each morning and starts with a cup of coffee, and he’ll need it. After all, the 24-year-old graduate student from Tampa, Florida will spend roughly five to eight hours playing classical guitar today. Often times alone in a studio at Kenilworth or the Zelazo Center. So, how does a kid from […]
By Stephen Coss Milwaukee’s culture has become synonymous with the city’s many breweries. As the birthplace of popular names like Miller and Pabst, the brewery experience has shaped Milwaukee’s local culture for residents across the city and beyond. As a Milwaukeean himself, Russ Klisch decided to take his love for beer one step further and […]
The large dim-lit atrium was filled with young and elderly clients, employees and the live entertainer for that day, Mr. Pickles. Mr. Pickles stood before the crowd in his green pants and neatly crafted, white double-buttoned shirt with a huge green pickle pasted on the upper right. As always, he was accompanied by his karaoke […]
Jamie DiTommaso has taken a winding path through college, but her determination to make it to graduation is fierce.
Tiera Trammel favors comedic drama with a dose of satire.
Nia Wilson hopes her interests in art and journalism will dovetail in a career that takes on inequality in Milwaukee.
Muru Li found many surprises about American – and Wisconsin – culture.
Journalism major Rebeka Schmieder focuses on telling stories with photos.
Brittani Cook balances her role on the UW-Milwaukee track team with her studies.
Hugo Ljungbaeck traveled all the way from Sweden to major in film at UW-Milwaukee.
Adriana Ramirez learned from her mother’s strength.
Jennifer Rick enjoys all that Wisconsin’s biggest city has to offer.