Many people come to Klode Park in Whitefish Bay to admire the views and walk along the beach. While some occasionally wade into Lake Michigan, one group of people, known as the Klode Kru, like to swim two to three miles in it. The rest of the Kru plans to wait until the water temperature is warmer, […]
A town hall meeting held by the Clement J. Zablocki VA turned into a platform for veterans, including some from UW-Milwaukee, to express deep concerns with how the VA Hospital is being run. A handful of UWM veterans spoke out during the question-and-answer portion of the town hall, which was held in the Wisconsin Room […]
Mexican-American Omar Guerrero is accomplishing his American dream by owning his own drywall business.
Sandburg Hall residents were greeted with coffee, cookies and cops on a recent Wednesday night, as the UW-Milwaukee Police Department hosted its semi-annual “Coffee with a Cop” event to promote goodwill, educate students, and address citizen concerns. “There is no agenda or speeches at an event like this,” said Officer Craig Rafferty, who helps coordinate […]
The Midwestern Gaming Classic had star power and love to spare. Mortal Kombat Actor Daniel Pesina and Crush 40’s Johnny Gioeli welcomed fans.
Marcus Riley, the TMJ4 Digital Media Manager, talked to students about the importance of social media to a newsroom, as well as useful ways that student journalists can effectively sharpen their multimedia skills, while speaking at UW-Milwaukee. UWM students filled up a Bolton Hall classroom on a Monday afternoon to hear Riley, who has been […]
In front of a sellout crowd of 18,717 for Fan Appreciation Night, the Milwaukee Bucks secured their first winning season since 2009-10, beating the Charlotte Hornets 89-79. The Bucks, who secured their spot in the playoffs on April 8 after defeating the Philadelphia 76ers, guaranteed they will be at worst the 6th seed in this […]
Learn what Shannon Gasiorowski, a kindergarten teacher at Kennedy Elementary School in Grafton, does to prepare and educate her students on a regular school day.
The body of a 38-year-old man was found on the corner of Kenwood and Murray late Tuesday night. The medical examiner identified the victim as Woo-Suk Jang. According to the medical examiner’s report, Jang collapsed around 12:15 Wednesday morning. He was found lying on the sidewalk around 12:30 a.m. UWM did not have a statement […]
UW-Milwaukee student journalists writing for Media Milwaukee.com won six first place regional Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence awards, and those entries now head to nationals, SPJ announced. In addition, seven other UWM journalism stories won finalist awards in the regional competition, which encompasses student journalism from Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. […]
T.J. Thao stood in a corner of the Fireside Lounge at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The scene around him was bustling: a student recited poetry at a microphone from the front of the room, the audience shouted encouraging commentary, and a live band accompanied the whole scene. For T.J., though, it was as if it […]
On a Thursday evening when the clock is nearing 8 p.m., Andrew Melian and his girlfriend Autumn Ehlinger stand examining the artwork on the walls of UW-Milwaukee’s Mitchell Hall. They are awaiting any participants in a discussion Melian has organized to discuss what he views as one of society’s most daunting pandemics: climate change. Melian […]
The UWM Men’s Basketball team just narrowly missed out on a trip to the NCAA Tournament, by falling to the Northern Kentucky Norse 59-53 in the Horizon League Championship game on March 7. The Panthers, who finished the regular season and post season a combined 11-24, would’ve become one of the worst records to ever […]
“Lights, Camera, Protest” was the name of the presentation Professor Lane Hall gave one recent Friday at the American Geological Society Library, presenting the Overpass Light Brigade, or OLBs, a network of groups using an artistic form of protest by using LED signs over highway overpasses. The idea was coined six years ago during the […]
UW-Milwaukee hosted Sisters Like Me, an event showcasing the complexity of blackness in celebration of Black History Month in the Fireside Lounge. “We wanted students to see that intersectionality and blackness are connected. We are a unique group of people,” said Anita Mogaka, Black Student Union president. Moderator Charmaine Renee Lang began the discussion by […]
Hip-hop artist Maal Himself introduced each Lyrical Sanctuary performer by hyping up the crowd with a little music and this saying, “Up next on the m-i-c, I say.” The UW-Milwaukee audience responded: “Gotta be too damn hot for me.” Himself, a Milwaukee-based podcaster, fashion designer and rapper, hosted the March 8 open mic event at […]