New UWM Chancellor Mark Mone Pledges to Bring UWM Into a “New Era”

Mark A. Mone, who will take over as the 9th chancellor of the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, effective immediately, promised Monday to move “forward together boldly” on a new agenda emphasizing student success, research, and community engagement. Referring to a “new era,” Mone, who has worked at UWM since 1998, said one of his […]

Common Council President Michael Murphy Returns to UWM

In a small room in the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Honor’s House, Michael J. Murphy, the 47th President of the Milwaukee Common Council, had an informal discussion with students and alumni about the future of Milwaukee, focusing on the city’s need to improve its public transportation system. With about only 10 people in the audience for […]

UW-Milwaukee Revokes TKE Status after Alcohol-Fueled Party

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has revoked the fraternity Tau Kappa Epsilon’s (TKE) student organization status in a detailed report that includes allegations of alcohol abuse and a raucous party that sent four people to the hospital complaining they were drugged. “Based upon my investigation, I conclude that TKE’s recognition as a UWM student organization is […]

Indigenous Rights and Mining: Maya and Ojibwe Activists Come to UWM

Miriam Pixtun is a Kaqchikel Maya woman from Guatemala, and Robert Van Zile an Ojibwe language instructor at Indian Community School of Milwaukee and Saokogan Chippewa. They came together to discuss a common threat: mining companies and the environmental issues associated with them. Over eight different University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Schools, Centers, and Student Organizations worked […]

Chasing the College Student Vote

Nearly from infancy, millennials have been told their vote matters and the impact of their participation in the democratic process. Many of these now-college students accompanied their parents to the polls, wore the “I voted” sticker on their jackets before they could barely walk, and participated in mock-elections in their K-12 education. Now, they’re being […]

Meet UWM Chancellor Finalist Gail Hackett

If Dr. Gail Hackett becomes the chancellor at UW-Milwaukee, she says some of her top priorities will be the enrollment rate, helping with the financial issues while keeping tuition affordable, and research projects done at UWM. According to Hackett, you won’t have to worry about her leaving anytime soon. “When I go somewhere, I stay […]

Democrats Gather in Support of Mary Burke

Wisconsin Democrats gathered at Madison’s Overture Center for the Arts on Tuesday, Nov. 4, in support of governor candidate Mary Burke. After a long night of waiting, waiting and more waiting, the results finally arrived and disappointed voters were eager to hear Burke speak. Despite the election’s unsatisfactory outcome for Burke and her followers, the […]

UWM Legal Clinic Assists Students

Dealing with legal issues as a college student is a nerve-racking experience.  Getting advice from a law firm or lawyer with proper credentials can often be an expensive and time-consuming process- and time and money are two things many college students don’t have.  However, many UWM students are able to obtain legal consultation on campus […]