UWM Police are now going to be wearing body cameras, according to an email sent by the campus yesterday. Reporters Ethan Duran and Maren Orlowkski ask students in the Union what they think.
Students in the Gasthaus discuss the national anthem controversy and what might happen when the anthem plays before the Packers-Bears contest.
In the wake of the ongoing National Anthem debate, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has asked fans to link arms as a show of unity during tonight’s anthem. What do people at the UWM student union think of his request and of the right to protest during the anthem?
A room in the Milwaukee County Courthouse is filled entirely on the left side with people, many of which wore buttons bearing the picture of Jessica Ellenberger and her 4-year-old daughter Madyson Marshel. The court began after a defense attorney pleaded with the judge that his client waived his right to be present during his […]
The College of Letters and Science is the last school at UWM still struggling with the budget crisis, according to the University Committee’s last meeting on May 16. The hope was that the college of Letters and Science can beat the crisis by appointing a new Dean for the school. As reported by the Provost Johannes Britz over a […]
Members of the Milwaukee community gathered on the third floor of City Hall on the morning of May 12th, with questions and concerns for the task force about those who struggle with heroin, opioid and cocaine addiction. The City-County heroin, opioid and cocaine task force addressed grants and federal funding for recovery programs and rehabilitation centers. Some […]
At Betty Brinn Children’s Museum Neighborhood Night, parents and caretakers were urged to take the initiative, regardless of economic status, to prompt brain development in their children. Every third Thursday of the month, Betty Brinn Children’s Museum collaborates with the Herzfeld Foundation to host its free Neighborhood Night from 5-8 p.m. at the museum. Betty […]
For his sentencing, convicted murderer Patrick Fowler styled his hair in devil horns. As he was brought in to the courtroom in a wheelchair, the people assembled, which included court security and members of the victims’ family, gasped in shock at the hairdo. Chillingly, Fowler, sentenced May 5 to life in prison without possibility of […]
UWM students address their student loan battles and concerns over the growing national student loan debt.
UW-Milwaukee students talk about how they feel about working while being a full time student.
An hour or two had passed as they sat and listened to the tearful deposition of the mother and father who lost their daughter and granddaughter. Both made their last efforts to reassure the judge of the cruelty and evil that was bestowed upon their family from the man sitting only footsteps away. There, strapped […]
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 […]