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 […]
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 […]
Over the holidays, students in the Department of Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies took home audio recorders and captured conversations with people they care about. Sometimes the revelations were surprising.
Sometimes shorter is better. The six-word memoirs from JAMS 204 students prove it.
Freaks and geeks from across the nation come came to watch and perform in the largest live music variety show in the Midwest. Dead Man’s Carnival is a Milwaukee-based vaudevillian, circus and burlesque show that can be seen every month at the Miramar Theatre. Leah Mailloux reports.
Students ditched the books and picked up a few Legos at Sandburg Hall in a building competition sponsored by the Student Housing Administrative Council (SHAC). Geaneth Garcia stopped by.
Every week, motorcyclists ride through the streets of Milwaukee hoping to inspire the community. Katarina Vergara reports.
UWM journalism students explore their city (and take some great photos!) during the fifth annual Doors Open event.
Next time you see a tan line, remember that a story goes along with it. Tan lines come from vacations, yard work, summer sports, or a tanning bed. None of these are the case for Henry Bak. He has tan lines due to the countless hours he rides around in his red 2014 Polaris Slingshot. […]
On the corner of Oakland Ave and Newport Ave in the heart of Milwaukee’s upper east side lies an apartment complex, in which reside UW-Milwaukee senior Kayla Weyant and her ample amount of makeup. From mascaras, to eyeliners, lipsticks, brushes, concealers and foundation, Weyant has it all and more in case she runs out. “It […]
Fourteen students in the JAMS 500 Advanced Integrated Reporting class created this piece of collaborative student journalism in spring 2015. The goal of this “time capsule” is to document for future generations how UWM students live, work, study and play. Student collaborators were: Ryan Artman, Sean Cornell, Brooke Dowden, Katie Eggers, John Gingrass, Joe Halley, […]
Reaching across the top of a wooden casket as it slowly rolled past more than 1,000 mourners in the pews of the St. Monica Parish, sisters Chloe and Hailey tightly held each other’s hands. Walking in front of them was their little brother, Bryce, and father Michael. Together, as their eyes welled with tears and […]
Entering the police station will raise the blood pressure of most people. Your demeanor changes. You stand up straight and reply to every question with a “yes sir.” “Do you want to wear a vest?” asks UWM Police Officer Arbinger. “Yes sir,” I reply. Seconds later he pulls up in his black and white squad […]