Tabby Llama-Ortiz is a bicycle courier for the Milwaukee bicycle delivery service Flavor Cycles. Flavor Cycles works with various restaurants around Milwaukee that give customers who are ordering food for delivery to have their meals delivered via bicycle. This has been becoming more and more popular in Milwaukee, a city with a huge bicycle culture […]
For a map of Milwaukee’s best skateboarding spots, click here. The blaring punk music of Riverwest’s Fuel Café reverberated in patrons’ eardrums as they walked through the door. Rob Owens, a veteran of the skateboard industry, sits in line like any other normal customer. Once outside, the brisk October wind blows the smoke of his […]
As a pre-med student, Trevor Melkonian wouldn’t recommend his new diet consisting of only protein and fat to just anyone. The so-called “Ketogenic” diet caught his attention after seeing a Reddit thread about this latest trend that promised rapid weight loss. Reddit is a website that functions like an online bulletin board. Registered members can […]
By Cassandra Bretl UW-Milwaukee took time Monday to remind Panthers to take a deep breath and stay calm when preparing for final exams. Different clubs and organizations came together in the Union for the third time in UWM history to plan Panther Pause. The Wisconsin room was separated into two elaborate rooms. One room included […]
Dan O’Donnell, two-time Edward R. Murrow Award winner, brought the airwaves right into an University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee classroom Dec. 9. O’Donnell is a radio personality for News/Talk 1130 WISN, who came to enlighten Journalism, Advertising and Media Studies LLC students about broadcast journalism. O’Donnell came into the room and his charismatic personality kept […]
Sam Laun grew up in Kiel, Wisconsin and, since he was a child, his interest in current events is what transformed him into a news junkie. “I was the only kid in 8th grade that would go home and watch NBC. How weird is that?” said Laun. Laun is a social manager, social strategist, and community […]
Aijia Phillips was just 2 years old when her father, George Phillips, Jr., was shot and killed in Milwaukee on August 14, 2012. Now 5, Aijia and her aunt, UW-Milwaukee journalism student Jakayla Phillips, sat down on Thanksgiving to talk about Aijia’s handful of memories. .
Last year, Mark DeGeorge and his only son – his namesake – were preparing for that son’s gender transition. As the younger Mark became Sarah, Caitlyn Jenner’s transition was big news, and Sarah shared her story with local media. Mark and Sarah sat down after a turbulent 12 months to talk about how they’re navigating a new […]