The day after the 2016 presidential election, Chelsea Miller started looking for flights to Washington D.C. Not for the inauguration, but instead to attend a march of comparable size that was already in the works for the next day. “I felt compelled to do something. I was researching for three days, I was so […]
Mia Toberman is a UWM sophomore who decided that sitting on the sideline just wasn’t her.
A “modern-day leper.” Those are his words, not ours. Ventae Parrow is branded by the state of Wisconsin as a “homeless sex offender” and, by many in society, an outcast to be feared, warned about, and shunned. He’d have more rights to move freely if he’d killed someone. He’s served his prison sentence (again), but […]
Concerns about football concussions have been well known for years now; there was even a Hollywood movie about it. However, no oversight agency in Wisconsin tracks non-catastrophic high school football concussions in a systematic fashion, and many state school districts make it exceptionally difficult – even impossible – for someone to learn the number of […]
A Native American student, on the edge of graduation, reflects on his journey of cultural rediscovery and revitalization.
An inspiring story about how loyalty, determination, and a dog played key roles into the 10-year friendship between an unlikely pair.
Madison, Wisconsin’s very own “Velvet Darkness” cast member Lantry takes his viewers on an emotional journey describing his personal struggles and life lessons learned both before and after he was introduced to his saving grace, the Rocky Horror Picture Show.
This is the story of one woman starting a movement to save a Wisconsin State Park, Rib Mountain, from being developed into a privatized major ski area and resort.
A story that personifies the incurable auto-immune disease called Lupus.
22-year-old college student Joe Micholic spends 48 hours homeless in Milwaukee’s northeast side.
Graduating from college is an accomplishment for any individual, however, personally I savored the accomplishment slightly more being that I am a first-generation Mexican immigrant who overcame the odds. This with addition to the fact that I literally had been kicked out of UWM in the spring of 2012, but working with my advisor at […]
There are statistics, maps and numbers—and then there are people. Getting into the minds of voters is exactly what student journalists and instructors set out to do less than three weeks after Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States in a stunning victory that not many saw coming. One of the […]
If you are on any social media network, chances are you have heard of “Di*ks out for Harambe.” It all started with Harambe, the 17-year-old gorilla that was killed at the Cincinnati Zoo when a child fell into its enclosure, forcing officials to shoot. Many people believed the killing of the beloved gorilla was unnecessary […]
As of today, while the University Recreation Locker Room policy draft is still being discussed, there is no policy for transgender students for the locker rooms at UW-Milwaukee’s Klotsche Center. Despite the ongoing debate over this draft, transgender students are able to use the locker rooms of their choice, but they first have to speak […]
President-elect Donald Trump’s arena-rock-like “thank you” tour stopped in West Allis on Tuesday. Trump addressed the fired-up crowd for about an hour after several other speakers, including Gov. Scott Walker, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Vice President-elect Mike Pence. The boisterous audience feverishly cheered Trump’s statements and broke out into several chants during his speech, […]
Journey to The Event: It was a cold December night as I and my fellow journalism partner, Matt, sat in traffic going eastbound on I-94 in Wisconsin. Both of us were anxious, not knowing what to expect because we were on our way to cover President-Elect Donald Trump’s “Thank You Tour” rally in West Allis […]