Recently, in New York, The Public Theater’s free Shakespeare in the Park performance has caused controversy for having Caesar be played by an actor who looked an awful lot like President Donald Trump. Delta airlines and Bank of America pulled their sponsorships of the production after this brutal display. The main reason why portraying Trump […]
By Annalese Gerber Who knew that a Shakespearean play from the 17th century would be the cause of so much controversy in 2017? Well that seems to be the case when New York Public Theater adapted Julius Caesar as current the current President of the United States, Donald Trump. The outrage sparked because of the […]
Recently, the New York Public Theater staged a play on Julius Caesar in which he was played by a Trump-like character who was assassinated. Predictably, the decision to show such a thing was followed by intense debates over the politics of theater and the arts as a whole. While this is undoubtedly a complicated situation, […]
Little over a month after President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey, questions remain about the president’s ties to the Russian Government during the past presidential election. Comey’s highly anticipated appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee last Thursday has left many Americans, including myself, wondering if the former director’s testimony should lay […]
By Rachel Stuplich In Guardians of the Galaxy, vol. 2, the questions of fatherhood and family are constantly addressed as its main themes. Being that the Guardians had just become a family at the end of the first film, the second film’s exploration of each member’s role seemed like a really natural progression. However, is […]
By Catie Middleton There is a consequence for every action taken, it’s simple common sense that most mothers and fathers have drilled into us since we were born. Whether it’s stealing someone’s sandwich at lunch, or rear-ending someone on the highway, or, as in President Donald Trump’s case, allegedly obstructing justice, all actions have consequences. […]
If you have an Instagram, there’s a good chance you’ve stumbled across the “picture perfect” couple with thousands of likes on each post. They usually have montages of their month-long vacations to tropical destinations and surprisingly perfect “candid” photos. They live the dream life. At least, that’s what you think when you find yourself scrolling […]
With the Milwaukee Brewers fully committed to rebuilding their organization through drafting and trading players, there has been a lot of speculation that General Manager David Stearns will look to move veteran outfielder and 2011 MVP Ryan Braun. Following 2016, a year that saw the organization trade away one of its biggest stars in catcher […]
Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos announced back in December of 2013 that the company was testing out drones to deliver packages. It seemed like a strange, dystopian concept that wouldn’t actually ever take off. However, in March of this year the drones were tested for the first time in the United States. In California during Amazon’s […]
A small glimpse into the heroin epidemic surrounding the Milwaukee area through the account of a young resident recovering from addiction; 25-year-old Alissa Schultz addresses the ups and downs associated with the drug as well as how to find hope in finding a life of sobriety.
Student artists from UW-Milwaukee live in elderly care facilities where they put on artistic workshops and build friendships with the residents. Hear more from the documentarians in the podcast below and then watch their amazing video:
The annual de-stress Fest at the Fountain was set for Monday, May 4th from 11-2pm but the fountain was not very festive.
Businesses are popping up all over Milwaukee’s Walker’s Point neighborhood and at Fuel Cafe, motorcycles are on the menu.
The Milwaukee Panthers baseball team has struggled through the first two months of the season. But with a month left in the regular season, the Panthers are heating up and fighting for a spot in the conference tournament.
A look at how UW-Milwaukee’s planetarium collaborated with the Japanese Cultural Association for a unique stargazing experience.
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 […]