An hour or two had passed as they sat and listened to the tearful deposition of the mother and father who lost their daughter and granddaughter. Both made their last efforts to reassure the judge of the cruelty and evil that was bestowed upon their family from the man sitting only footsteps away. There, strapped […]
The Milwaukee Bucks season came to an end last night despite a historic 25-point comeback. The Raptors defeated the Bucks 92-89 and will advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals. DeMar DeRozan led the way for the Raptors with 32 points. Giannis Antetokounmpo was the leading scorer for the Bucks with 34 points, a career playoff-high. […]
There were 73 confirmed overdose deaths in Milwaukee County in the first three months of 2017, according to the Milwaukee Police Department, and 54 of the 73 deaths were from heroin-related overdoses. These numbers were presented to the Milwaukee City-County Heroin, Opioid, and Cocaine Task Force at its May 12th meeting in city hall. This […]
In the courtroom during the sentencing hearing for Antonio Smith sat 20 friends and family members of the two victims, Eddie Powe, 36, at the time of his death, and Breanna Eskridge, 17. It’s been almost a full two years since these murders. They waited anxiously to hear how much prison time Smith will serve. […]
In April 2012, rapper Future released the single “Turn On the Lights,” an atmospheric, Mike-Will-Made-It produced love song. Throughout the track, we hear Future mumble over Mike-Will’s trademark 808 drums and synthetic blips about his quest for his dream girl, with lyrics like “Turn on the lights / I’m looking for her too / I […]
Another one bites the dust. UW-Milwaukee men’s basketball program is in search for a head coach yet again. Coach LaVall Jordan has officially resigned from UWM. The UWM basketball program may be shaken up, but we do not believe Coach Val’s departure was surprising or detrimental to the team. Coach Jordan has signed a coaching […]
Students are staying up all night, all semester in the UWMSchool of Architecture and Urban Planning in order to receive an A and survive the so-called, “Crit Week.”
A glimpse into a single mother’s experience with autism.
UW-Milwaukee student Allison Steines takes a week long vow of silence in memory of her sister Kaitlyn, who was unable to speak for 13 years. Allison and fellow documentarian Stephen Coss discuss the project in the audio interview below. Then watch the powerful documentary.
Christopher Gilbert dances us through a week in his world as a local artist and a choreographer.
Back in 2012, Zachary Quinn and Brian Keller were just a couple of college sophomores at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. The two friends were paired up for a class project in an entrepreneurship course, where they came up with the idea for Love Your Melon. Love Your Melon’s mission was […]
Ja’Cey Simmons, sophomore at Milwaukee Lutheran High School, shows off her talent at the Tom Burger Invitational Varsity Track & Field meet.
As the clock strikes 4 p.m., the pool in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Klotsche Center is transformed from lap pool to water polo pool by a group of swimsuit-clad coed students, while the greatest hits of the 80’s echoes faintly in the background. The water polo team is the newest club sport at UW-Milwaukee but […]
At a dais, nearly 50 years ago, on June, 4, 1967 at Cleveland’s Muhammad Ali Summit, sat Lew Alcindor, who was then a sophomore at the University of California-Los Angeles. Alcindor sat alongside NFL player Jim Brown and Bill Russell, as they were supporting Muhammad Ali, as he objected to his induction into the Vietnam […]
Madison, Wisc.- In a crowd estimated to be between 75,000 and 100,000 people Saturday afternoon, what filled the streets were thousands of pink hats and people holding signs emblazoned with vaginas, female gender symbols and phrases like “I am not a pretty girl” and “viva la vulva.”
Media Milwaukee spoke with some millennial voters at the Women’s March on Madison to find out what issues are most important to them.