Two days prior to Sylville Smith’s death, Thaddeus Ashford, his cousin, said that he saw Smith for the last time. He said Smith was in a car with four tinted windows, so at first, he didn’t know who was in the vehicle. Smith was also wearing shades, as seen on many of his pictures posted […]
In StoryCorps style, journalism students recorded fun and poignant conversations with friends and family over Thanksgiving weekend. Rukiya Stewart talks with her mother, Tonia, about their first moments together and life throughout the years. Sisters Kristi Klein and Wendi Miller suffered a terrible loss when they were kids. They sit […]
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.
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 […]
Sarah Thomas was home schooled in high school. When she got to college, she found a few classmates who also learned at home growing up.
The International Dessert Competition at UW-Milwaukee is a showcase of local bakers and a place for the community to come together and share culture. Jordan Garcia reports.
My mom always viewed me as a good kid who could do no wrong. But growing up, I felt like I had this bad habit of drawing pictures on the walls of our living room before we actually painted it. But my mom still loved me, regardless.
More than 3,500 volunteers fanned out over miles of the Milwaukee River basin for the 21st Annual Spring River Cleanup. The volunteers worked to remove tons of trash from the Milwaukee, Menomonee, and Kinnickinnic River watersheds. Armed with audio recorders, journalism students chronicled the cleanup. Brandon Anderegg covered Estabrook Park: Sabrina Johnkins caught up with high school […]
Kids from West Allis got the chance to learn more about the earth while having fun at the same time. Nyesha Stone reports.
The Milwaukee Pizza Bus started its engine and headed out to four different pizzerias in Milwaukee, giving riders a tour by educating them on the heritage of pizza and its relationship to Milwaukee. Amanda Maniscalco rode along.
Alex White is a freshman at UW-Milwaukee. He tells his friend Matthew Campbell about the greatest struggle he’s had growing up.
Jennifer Servais opens up about her childhood companion, Mary Ann. Her daughter, Somer, questions her about a special friendship, found and lost.