The UWM Muslim Student Association brought Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Milwaukee to speak about religion, what it’s like to be a basketball legend, and life after basketball.
This is part 1 of a 2-part JAMS 320 series exploring the effect of Scott Walker’s opt out segregated fee proposal for UW-Milwaukee. Read part 2 here. This story was written by Amanda Becker with contributions from the JAMS 320 reporting class. UW-Milwaukee could look like a completely different campus in the future. Major high-profile […]
Mni Wiconi. That phrase, which means “water is life” in Lakota language, was chanted by the crowd at the beginning and end of a rally held in support of the “water protectors” in Standing Rock, N.D. who are protesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Signs, flags, pounding drums, chants, and even a hint […]
Media Milwaukee student journalists from UW-Milwaukee won 14 prestigious statewide awards from the Wisconsin College Media Association, including five first place honors. Among those journalism awards: The Media Milwaukee news site, which is produced by students working in courses taught by instructors in the Journalism, Advertising and Media Studies Department at UWM, won second place […]
By Charles Johnson with reporting and writing from JAMS 320 class at UW-Milwaukee An internship or work experience would be required to obtain an undergraduate degree from a UW System school under a proposal in Gov. Scott Walker’s new budget. The topic was not brought up in the actual budget address, and Walker has not […]
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee currently enrolls 1,425 international students including 94 students from Iran, seven from Syria, and one from Iraq, and one UWM official says she’s noticed a “Trump effect” of students asking about relocation to Canada. The university is also urging international studies to avoid traveling abroad, and officials are concerned that the […]
The Republican Party of Milwaukee County and fellow supporters celebrated their annual Reagan Day Dinner at Serb Hall in Milwaukee last week, honoring the birthday of the late President. February 6, 2017 would have marked President Reagan’s 106th birthday. The sold-out event featured speeches from some prominent Wisconsin political figures including Speaker of the House […]
Students and faculty gathered at the Spaights Plaza on UW-Milwaukee campus Thursday to show their support for international students and scholars affected by President Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban” executive order. “Hey-hey, ho-ho, this Muslim ban has got to go,” students and supporters chanted as they waited for the event to begin. International students were given […]
Media Milwaukee’s Stevan Stojanovic ventured to Enderis Hall, the home of the UWM School of Education, to talk to students and a professor about the new Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos.
Worried international students brought their questions to a packed meeting at UW-Milwaukee Friday. The Curtin lecture hall was at capacity as the Center for International Education hosted an unprecedented informational session on President Donald Trump’s “Muslim ban” executive order. Students gathered to share questions about how the ban will affect them and their families, their rights at […]
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.”
Milwaukee- Nearly 400 women, men, children and even dogs took to the rain-soaked streets of Riverwest during the “Femme Solidarity March” on Saturday. The event drew inspiration from “The Women’s March on Washington,” which held concurrent marches across the globe.
Media Milwaukee spoke with some millennial voters at the Women’s March on Madison to find out what issues are most important to them.