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.
Thousands of protestors filled the streets of Madison, wearing pink “pussy hats” to show their support for women’s rights.
From toddlers to senior citizens, protesters came together to fight back against President Donald Trump during the Women’s March on Madison.
The Women’s March on Madison featured many people who marched for rights decades ago and did not think they’d be doing it again.
The “Women’s March on Madison” was one of hundreds of marches that took place on Saturday January 21st in response to Donald Trump’s first day as the 45th president of the United States. In Washington and around the world, millions of advocates for women and minority rights took to streets to demonstrate.
Protestors were very creative in their sign-making. Media Milwaukee’s Melissa Leverenz captured some of the unique phrases and drawings.
Standing atop State Street in downtown Madison, Wisconsin as the seemingly never-ending mass of people marched towards you, you saw the signs and heard the chants for women’s civil rights. Although that fact is unsurprising considering that it was a ‘women’s march’, the wide degree of those chanting and carrying signs may have surprised you.
The Milwaukee Press Club celebrated unity and growth at the city’s 171st birthday party Thursday night at The Grain Exchange. Members nominated superheroes who work nonstop to help Milwaukee remain a healthy and thriving city. Aggie Purcell and Debbie Crivello, owner and manager of Aggie’s Bakery and Cake shop, stole the room with their tall […]
Milwaukee celebrated its 171st Birthday at the Grain Exchange on the eve of Jan. 26, with many public figures joining the top 10 nominated “superheroes” of the city. Once word was out that Milwaukee was in search of its own superheroes, nominations poured into the Milwaukee Press Club. Then it came time to deciding which […]
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett celebrated Milwaukee’s 171st birthday with a speech about what he called the federal government’s failed immigration reform, criticizing President Donald Trump during an event featuring Milwaukee’s local heroes. The Milwaukee Press Club created the event for Milwaukee’s 171st birthday sponsored by companies such as Meijer, Miller Lite, and Gruber downtown late […]
Citing dropping enrollment and another looming $15 million budget cut, Chancellor Mark Mone told the university community that UW-Milwaukee is trying to make up the difference by recruiting more students from Illinois and overseas. The latter students will see a hike in tuition. Mone spoke to a half-full Zelazo Center during his spring 2017 Plenary […]