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.
Wisconsin is a red state for the first time since 1984 and this year’s election saw its lowest number of ballots cast in 16 years. Low-income neighborhoods like those in the center of Milwaukee were major contributors. Tucked behind a gas station, on the corner of Capitol and 20th, is Mr. Perkins. It’s a neighborhood […]
Oklahoma-based indie wrestler Aaron Anders attempts to escape the Tulsa wrestling scene and go pro as he nears retiring age.
By Nelson Sederstrom Papers shuffle, sips of coffee are taken, foreheads are wrinkled. There seems to be an elephant in the room joining the staff during this edition of the history department’s meeting of faculty, and the mammal is trumpeting loudly the looming letters and science budget cuts that will not only effect the whole […]
The Student Association granted over $10,000 to UW-Milwaukee students at the Student Association Committee grant hearing on Nov. 7, funding everything from henna designs to hotel and flight expenses. Groups receiving funding were the Ceramic Art Association, Sculpture Club, Association of Graduate Students Neuropsychology, Society for Human Resources Management, Jewish Student Group, and American Institute […]
Once again, social media has become a catalyst in gathering people together to protest the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline. On a recent Wednesday afternoon, a large group of protesters that included UWM students, Native American protesters and non-native protesters gathered at the Ernest Spaights Plaza. The event was called “a rally to stand in solidarity […]
America stood in shock the night of the 2016 Presidential elections as Donald Trump was announced to be the next President of the United States and the Republican Party maintained control of the House and Senate. This was a shock because almost every poll showed that Trump would lose immensely even after WikiLeaks released more […]
Hillary Clinton’s loss has been digested by many as one of the great upsets in all of presidential election history. Although many saw it as a dramatic surprise, with the aid of hindsight, the result seemed to be the final outcome in a long stage of events. Before Election Day Simply, people thought Clinton was […]
“Disappointed,” “Happy,” “Distraught” and “Elated” were just a few words uttered on social media outlets Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram after results of the 2016 presidential election were announced, perfectly displaying the American peoples’ stance on our current state of affairs. Mr. Donald John Trump, 70, of New York City, is the next President of the […]
Wednesday, November 9th 2016. Campus has never been more silent. Each and every person passing through Spaights Plaza around 11:00 a.m. was had their head down. Hands either in their pockets or scrolling through their phone. Shock. That’s all students are feeling. Classes were cancelled, in others students were sent home. That shouldn’t be the […]
The 2016 Presidential Election seemed like a nightmare that would never end. There was constant banter between candidates (some more mature than others), crazy accusations being made and overall, nonstop conversation about Donald Trump versus Hillary Clinton. It felt like it was an unavoidable topic that came up on every TV station that you turned […]
Recently something happened in our country that shook the foundation of everything we know. Most of us have been left feeling shell-shocked regardless of what our political beliefs are and frankly, it’s not a fun feeling. Not at all. Instead of sinking into existential dread, here are five things you can do instead of worrying […]
It’s been four years since Green Day released a full album but their newest endeavor, Revolution Radio, comes out in all of its 1990’s-esque, fist-in-the-air, mosh-pitting, strain-your-vocal-chords, shouting, punk rock glory, proving the band still has “it.” The entire album provides the perfect soundtrack for either smashing your cheating boyfriend’s things or running a lengthy […]
BABYMETAL’s sophomore album, Metal Resistance, was released this past April 1, 2016 but it sure wasn’t a joke. I haven’t stopped listening to it yet. If you are unfamiliar with BABYMETAL, they are a fusion of slamming heavy metal and Japanese idol music. It is an unlikely combination that is easy to fall in love […]
After a triumphant 20 years, modern-day rock veterans Yellowcard decided to call it quits. There wasn’t any rockstar drama or a traumatic event, they just thought it was time to preserve their legacy as it stands. With ten albums and over two decades of touring under their belts, it’s no question whether or not they’ll […]
In case you were wondering, pop punk is still very much alive. It has reared its beanie-clad, crewneck-with-pizza-grease-stains-wearing self from the early 2000’s and rattled every drop of sweat and lyric out of the sad, ‘I hate this town/my significant other dumped me’ kids – from the 30-year-old bearded man in his red and black […]