Over 20 performances were presented at UW-Milwaukee’s 17th Annual Drag Show at the Milwaukee Theatre in February. The show was hosted by Vivian Storm and co-hosted by Lady J. This year, a record was broken with 3,000 people in attendance for an epic night with the queens. Jakayla Phillips reports.
A Billiard tournament occurred on April 9 in the Union at UW-Milwaukee. Some contestants were taking the billiard class offered on campus, some were rusty hobbyists, and some were serious contenders for the final prize. Because of the number of contestants, it was decided that 9-ball was going to be played rather than 8-ball. Even […]
With the year coming to a close for Hype, especially around exams, the team has distinguished itself. Chapter Directer Becky Zander, First Year dancers Jimmy Khun and Jaime Bias, and Hype UWM Captain Graham Wolfe talk to Media Milwaukee reporter Geaneth Garcia.
UW-Milwaukee hosted the 2016 Democratic Debate back in February. The debate wasn’t the only thing happening that night. Many gathered outside of the UWM Zelazo Center, marching and protesting, as they rallied in the “Fight for Fifteen.” Chicago resident Anthony Kemp tells Media Milwaukee’s Katarina Vergara about why he believes in this fight.
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.
The Japanese Spring Festival was held on May 2 at the Union Ballroom at UW-Milwaukee. Visitors looked at the exhibition of works done by students from the Japanese Program, looking at the subtitled clips of movies and making the rice balls. At the end, they had a raffle and visitors received gifts. The president of […]
The Peck School of the Arts held their annual Kenilworth Open Studios on Saturday, April 9. KOS started at 11 in the morning and continued until three in the afternoon. The event showcased over 100 students’ work. Pieces of work came from all PSOA departments, including art and design, film, music, theatre and dance. KOS […]
In the month of April, UWM and volunteers from Health Heelers provide students with some Animal Therapy to help students lower the stress from their classes. Health Heelers, founded in 2005, is an organization that gone to many schools in the state of Wisconsin for therapy with a variety of animals. Slideshow by Keio Horton. […]
Wonder what it was like in the spin room during the Democratic debate at UW-Milwaukee? And outside during the protests? Media Milwaukee video journalist McKenzie Huckabay takes you there.
For one day, campus was taken over by the Democratic debate. Olivia Schmidt reports.
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 […]
Media Milwaukee reporter Montel Allen was at the opening of Star Wars. He found quite a spectacle.
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. .
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.
Within the bowels of the urban planning and architecture building exists a fully equipped woodshop. An arsenal of specialized tools is available to all students within the School of Architecture and Urban planning. This is where students gain hands on experience, constructing physical models of what they have created intellectually. Geoff Marshall reports.