American Euros reborn as Wright’s Burgers and Wings

“People want good food. People deserve good food. I am going to give it to them. And I will not murder them on the price.”   This is the creed of Damien Wright, owner of Wright’s Burgers and Wings, formerly American Euros. Since American Euros closed in December, Wright has been working around the clock […]

UWM students and officials take precautions, following reported incidents near campus

Concerns over security and safety may have increased among students, following April’s string of reported armed robberies and attempted sexual assault. But it has always been a top priority at UW-Milwaukee, according to university officials. “We pay attention to safety and security all year long,” Gregory Habeck, UWM’s interim chief of police, said. “Certainly, more […]

App Aims to Keep Students Safe While Drinking

A new app has emerged, and it has one pretty forthright goal: to help you as you drunkenly stumbling around basement parties and bars on the weekends. Drunk Mode, which launched in April 2014, includes a feature which blocks phone numbers you don’t want to drunk dial, a find-my-friend feature which helps you find lost […]

Distinguished Lecture Series brings David Simon to campus

On Tuesday night David Simon, previous Baltimore Sun crime reporter and writer/producer of The Wire came to speak as a part UW-Milwaukee’s Distinguished Lecture Series. The talk, held in the Wisconsin Room in the Union, was  titled “The Audacity of Despair: The Decline of the American Empire and What’s in it for You…”. While Simon admitted the […]

UWM asks students why they love their school – through social media

#UWMvital is a new social media campaign created by the Budget Communication Committee to be another way for students to share the reasons why UWM is important to them and their future as budget cuts approach. In order to participate, students must pick up one of the black oval stickers that says #UWMvital on it, […]

Student Association election results in, incumbent president replaced

The students of UW-Milwaukee elected Mike Sportiello to be the president of the Student Association at UWM for the 2015-16 school year. The results show that Sportiello won with 20 percent more votes than the incumbent president Ryan Sorenson. “I’m am sad that the outcome didn’t come out in our favor,” Sorenson said in a statement […]

Mone discusses merging academic programs with other campuses to address budget

UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mark Mone suggested consolidating with other campuses as an option for slimming the UW System budget, but this time he said academic programs from different campuses could also merge, in addition to Human Resource departments. During a Milwaukee Press Club luncheon featuring the chancellor Wednesday, Mone said that he is delighted to see others think […]

Student Association 2015 Elections: Who’s who?

The election for Student Association begin today, and polls are open until midnight on April 16. Meet the candidates running to represent students at UW-Milwaukee. Presidential Candidates Here are talks from the presidential candidates during the kick-off event beginning with Franco Ferrante: Ryan Sorenson is a junior studying political science, and serves as the current president […]

Bublr Bikes to hit UWM campus

Bublr Bikes, the City of Milwaukee’s bike share program, is set to come to the UWM campus by the beginning of the 2015 fall semester. Bublr Bikes launched in 2014 and uses a suite of stations placed throughout the city. The locations of the bike stations are determined by population density and other factors. Bikes […]