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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]