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 […]
According to a mental health assessment in Patrick Fowler’s criminal court file, his rage was fueled by a feeling of betrayal the night that he fatally stabbed his girlfriend Jessica Ellenberger and her 4-year-old daughter Madyson Marshel. “I was seeing at the time, every woman I ever cared about and had turned her back on […]
A Media Milwaukee investigation into the 40-year-old Sandburg towers’ conditions and the university’s plans to repair them found maintenance requests submitted by students in 2016 were down by 11% since 2012. However, so far in 2017, work order requests are up, according to the maintenance supervisor, Todd Luebstorf. Despite this percentage decline, the number of […]
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. […]
The hustle and bustle of the UW – Milwaukee Student Union did nothing to distract Miela Fetaw from her passionate recounting of the experiences she has faced as an African-American woman, journalist and student at UWM. Fetaw, a senior double majoring in Journalism and Global Studies, has been working toward her degree since 2014. She […]
Four Media Milwaukee journalists have won a first place national Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence reporting award for their extensive coverage of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Athletic Department controversies. The work of student journalists Tisia Muzinga, Paul Willems, Miela Fetaw, and Kristopher Schimmel was deemed the best online sports journalism in the country […]
Planned Parenthood has long been the source of political disagreement because some of their clinics provide abortion services. Now, the Trump administration is threatening to cut funding. Amanda Becker reports.
The River Revitalization Foundation is looking for volunteers to assist in their annual Garlic Mustard Pull-A-Thon.
The annual de-stress Fest at the Fountain was set for Monday, May 4th from 11-2pm but the fountain was not very festive.
AEPi’s Ben Slowey rocks for 12 hours raising money for suicide prevention awareness.
Not many students know that the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has a greenhouse. But it is a top-notch facility filled with research and life.
A look at how UW-Milwaukee’s planetarium collaborated with the Japanese Cultural Association for a unique stargazing experience.
The Physical Environment Committee of UW-Milwaukee has re-proposed the idea for UWM go possibly go smoke-free, meaning students who smoke on campus blocks will have to find a place off campus to smoke. The public campus smoking policy currently in place offers inclusive zones for smokers in higher traffic areas such as patio sections and […]
The UW-Milwaukee Faculty Senate Committee passed a pledge that supports funding the tuition freeze set in place by the UW Board of Regents. By signing the pledge, UWM Faculty are petitioning for the increase of state funding to offset the amount of money UW-System schools have lost since the tuition freeze. The 40 members of […]
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Geography Department is working on updating the GIS Master’s program, which teaches a technical mapping software. The faculty are looking to change different courses throughout the program. Allison Donnelly, associate professor at UWM, said that this program is very useful. “GIS is Geographical Information Science, and it’s a way of mapping […]
The 2017 Student Excellence Awards, where student leaders and student organizations on the UWM Campus are honored for their involvement in and out of class. Keio Horton reports.