The National Conference of Puerto Rican Women (NACOPRW) hosted its first open mic night for their community in the newly built Urban Ecology Center-Menomonee Valley Branch. Adriana Ramirez reports.
SpikeBall may not be the most popular game in Milwaukee, but one group of friends just can’t get enough. They play at Baran Park in Bayview at least once a week. Marty LeMense joined in.
With summertime approaching in Milwaukee County, many people are flocking to the zoo to enjoy the animals foreign to Wisconsin. The warm breeze and sunny skies make the zoo a perfect place to spend a Sunday afternoon. Alissa Krenke reports.
Si’Errah Murphy, a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, is a full time mommy and student. Chardanay Hunt reports on the joys and challenges for this young mother.
What started as a normal day in class for Lucas turns into a race to find the author of an anonymous letter he finds taped to his desk. Will the writer’s cry for help be heard?
The Golda Meir Library welcomed a handful of therapy dogs from the Health Heelers organization in preparation for finals week. Students took pictures, asked questions and gave the animals a lot of affection. James Strebe reports.
Over 4,000 volunteers flooded the Milwaukee River basin for the 22nd Annual Spring River Cleanup April 22. Volunteers armed with bags and gloves helped pick up trash at one of 50 clean-up sites along the river. Milwaukee Riverkeepers hosted the event for the seventh season in a row. Rebeka Schmieder was there.
Hundreds of volunteers came out to the Urban Ecology Center at Riverside Park on Saturday to celebrate Earth Day. They picked up trash, tended to gardens and helped mulch. John Gomes reports.
Forward Courier is a bike messenger service in Milwaukee. Their employees deliver food from restaurants and stores like Bel Air Cantina and Whole Foods. The lifestyle is busy, but rewarding for the right type of person. Jordan Garcia reports.
Fiascoes on airplanes are hardly uncommon — but they have been receiving increased attention in recent months. Gigi Garcia sits down with her dad to discuss how these incidents affect him as an American Airlines employee.
On May 9, 2008, my best friend Andrew Bond lost his battle with heroin addiction at just 21 years old. I sat down with Andrew’s mother for the first time in nine years.
UWM student Kourtney Scroggins shares her most devastating life experience, and how it inspired her to study early childhood education.
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 […]