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.” Titled the ‘Women’s March on Madison,’ it […]
Firmly entrenched in the backseat of her mom’s mid-2000’s Honda Accord sits UW-Milwaukee graduate student Anna Burant. She has spent the week mentally and physically preparing for 20-hour drive that traverses roughly half of the continental United States laterally. Burant will be joined by her mother and aunt—three strong matriarchal figures in a large Midwestern […]
The day after the 2016 presidential election, Chelsea Miller started looking for flights to Washington D.C. Not for the inauguration, but instead to attend a march of comparable size that was already in the works for the next day. “I felt compelled to do something. I was researching for three days, I was so […]
If you are on any social media network, chances are you have heard of “Di*ks out for Harambe.” It all started with Harambe, the 17-year-old gorilla that was killed at the Cincinnati Zoo when a child fell into its enclosure, forcing officials to shoot. Many people believed the killing of the beloved gorilla was unnecessary […]
Wisconsin is a red state for the first time since 1984 and this year’s election saw its lowest number of ballots cast in 16 years. Low-income neighborhoods like those in the center of Milwaukee were major contributors. Tucked behind a gas station, on the corner of Capitol and 20th, is Mr. Perkins. It’s a neighborhood […]
As of today, while the University Recreation Locker Room policy draft is still being discussed, there is no policy for transgender students for the locker rooms at UW-Milwaukee’s Klotsche Center. Despite the ongoing debate over this draft, transgender students are able to use the locker rooms of their choice, but they first have to speak […]
President-elect Donald Trump’s arena-rock-like “thank you” tour stopped in West Allis on Tuesday. Trump addressed the fired-up crowd for about an hour after several other speakers, including Gov. Scott Walker, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Vice President-elect Mike Pence. The boisterous audience feverishly cheered Trump’s statements and broke out into several chants during his speech, […]
The Libertarian student group whose idea it was to bring Milo Yiannopoulos to the UW-Milwaukee campus has received a Facebook threat that warns “Do not walk alone at night….We are coming for you. We are going to beat the sh*t out of you.” The student members were ordered to leave their organization “or else.” The […]
A Media Milwaukee journalist was banned from taking photos in the Milo Yiannopoulos event, hosted by Turning Point USA at UWM, as well as outside of the event anywhere on the second floor of the Union, and no media passes were available for the event. The student organization said it reached out to Yiannopoulos and […]
How prepared are UWM students and staff in the event of an active shooter on campus? The recent attack at Ohio State University has universities questioning their plans. Ariel Goronja reports.
Students’ choices on election day fueled Donald Trump’s surprise win in Wisconsin. Journalism students fanned out to ask what motivated young people, or turned them off. Wisconsinites overwhelmingly voted Republican for the first time in a presidential election since 1984. Evan Casey reports. In Milwaukee county, […]
The UW-Milwaukee transgender student who was singled out by controversial speaker Milo Yiannopoulos sent an angry, expletive-filled email to Chancellor Mark Mone, accusing the chancellor of insulting her and engaging in “goddamn lip service.” “GO F-CK YOURSELF,” Adelaide Karen Kramer – whose photo Yiannopoulos projected onto a screen during his speech – started the email, […]
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#CUBoulder students launch online petition asking chancellor to uninvite speaker Milo Yiannopoulos https://t.co/WIIv31eGnX via @SarahKuta pic.twitter.com/XPj4hn3abY — Daily Camera (@dailycamera) December 13, 2016 As a known leader of the Alt-Right movement, Yiannopoulos has some unapologetically strong views on many sensitive topics and has caused controversy at campuses through the country. UW- Milwaukee prepares as Milo […]
By Nelson Sederstrom Papers shuffle, sips of coffee are taken, foreheads are wrinkled. There seems to be an elephant in the room joining the staff during this edition of the history department’s meeting of faculty, and the mammal is trumpeting loudly the looming letters and science budget cuts that will not only effect the whole […]
A thousand miles by car separate Milwaukee and Dallas, yet the Dallas Police Department sent recruiters to the fall career fair at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in October. Why? UWM’s diversity comes to mind, but there’s more to it. “We’re looking for diversity in background, gender, and stuff,” said Ray Milbern, recruiter for Dallas Police. “But […]