When a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student accused her supervisor of alleged drunken texting, campus officials disagreed over whether the behavior was sexual harassment, with the Office of Equity & Diversity Services finding a violation of the discriminatory conduct policy and Provost Johannes Britz – who has the final say – ruling otherwise. Read the investigative […]
Media Milwaukee asked various students about their experiences with social injustices. While some were unaware of any instances, others felt that discrimination was still prevalent.
Farmer’s Fridge is a new fresh food vending machine in the Student Union, but is the fixture something students want and use regularly?
UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mark Mone has declined to be interviewed by a Media Milwaukee student journalist about sexual harassment and assault on campus following two weeks of investigative reporting into such cases at UWM, choosing instead to respond with a campus-wide update. Read more on this development by Media Milwaukee.
Two of the 37 sexual harassment complaints that UW-Milwaukee hasn’t released were lodged against UWM police sergeants, and the lurid accusations resulted in warring decisions between the Office of Equity and Diversity Services (EDS) and provost, who found that one of the EDS decisions was riddled with factual errors when overturning it, Media Milwaukee student […]
On Tuesday night, students gathered mats and began to set their stations for meditation and yoga. The excited younger students rushed to get their mats closest to the instructor while the reluctant older students dragged and hung around the back. As the class begins to get rowdy, the instructor uses standard teacher maneuvers to get […]
The UW System has a record of only one sexual harassment complaint against faculty or staff from UW-Milwaukee in the last 20 years, despite the fact that UWM’s own records show there have been more than 30 cases of alleged sexual harassment at UWM in the past five years alone. The UW System and the […]
Thirty-seven professors and other staff members at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee were accused of sexual assault and sexual harassment in the past five years, but, despite the national attention on “silence breakers,” little is known about the complaints because the university has yet to comply with an open records request seeking details, a Media Milwaukee […]
The half-empty courtroom in the Milwaukee Safety Building was silent as defendant Oscar Barrera was sentenced for punching a man in a tavern fight, ultimately killing him. As Judge Jeffrey A. Wagner gave his sentencing, Barrera’s family gasped in unison when they heard Spanish interpreter, Bruce Goodman, say “60 months in prison with three years probation.” Barrera, 42, was charged with one count of aggravated battery (great bodily harm with intent to cause bodily harm) on Dec. 13 after he got into a […]
“Zealous to exclude the sexual from the pedagogical, many believe teacher-student relations should be neither social nor personal. Although I can see that a ‘strictly business’ approach is probably the best way to guard against the sexual, I envision an enormous pedagogical loss from prohibiting interaction with the student as a person . . . […]
Title: “Far from the Madding Crowd” Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Director: Thomas Vinterberg Main Actors: Carey Mulligan (Bathsheba Everdene), Matthias Schoenaerts (Gabriel Oak), Michael Sheen (William Boldwood), and Tom Sturridge (Sergeant Francis Troy) Run Time: 1hr 59min Rating: 5/5 “Far from the Madding Crowd”: The Most Underrated English Love Story Growing up, I was the third […]
Title: “Homeless Lives Matter: Homeless My Story” Author: Leo Gnawa Place of Publication: N/A Publisher: Cabri Mort Media Date of Publication: February 5, 2016 Number of Pages: 138 Price: $15 Rating: 5/5 What Can a Homeless Man Teach You? Over Thanksgiving Break 2017, my significant other, Brendan, and I took a day trip to […]
Head concussions are nothing new in the NFL. Last week, Green Bay Packer receiver Davante Adams became the latest victim of a severe hit by a defensive player leading to his removal from the game for a head concussion. Until recently, few, if any, protocols were in place for players who suffered severe head trauma […]
Despite its location, many UWM students don’t even know the American Geographical Society Library exists. Visitors have access to hundreds of globes and maps, including maps of Milwaukee county which detail where the best to live might be based on crime rates and high levels of residential security. Curator Marcy Bidney does her part to […]
The UW-Milwaukee campus merger listening session on Tuesday, Dec. 12 ended a half an hour early as the attendees realized that the board members did not have the answers to their questions. “We’ll tell you what we know, which is not a lot because a lot of it is a flux,” said Ron Perez, Interim […]
She lives a life revolved around the arts. That’s what life is like for Gekayla Telford, or as her Facebook profile says, Ya’amani Anaeshii Telford. The name Ya’amani means peace and joy. Interesting lead. Gekayla is an actor, writer, and artist all while being a student at the University of Milwaukee. She is an English/Lit […]
For the upcoming fall 2018 semester, the JAMS 505: Research for Advertising and Public Relations course will soon be faded into the background. Students in the advertising/public relations concentration in Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies will now have a new course requirement to follow. JAMS 407: Persuasive Media Strategies and Tactics is a three-credit course […]
UW-Milwaukee’s Women and Gender Studies program held its third lecture in the Fall Brown Bag Series on Nov. 16 where two very different topics were connected and combined: James Joyce and disability studies. Sarah O’Connell, an English PhD candidate, presented on her topic “Gerty Makes a Scene: Sexual Selfhood and Disability in James Joyce’s Ulysses.” […]