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Photographer capturing life in Milwaukee bit by bit

For photographer Josh Arter, art can seem two-dimensional. Arter uses a device called a Game Boy Camera to take photos. ...

Wauwatosa handcyclist raises awareness and funds for MS

Handcycling is a passion for John Haupt. As a teenager, more than 50 years ago John was diagnosed with Multiple ...

Rules are rules: Navigating prenatal appointments alone during the pandemic

Over the last several years, many profound experiences that typically would be shared with loved ones were lost in the ...

Pregnant in a pandemic: When parenting begins before the birth

The pandemic has been hard on many parents. For N’Jameh Russell-Camara of Milwaukee, her parenting started earlier than she expected, ...

Forgiveness explored in Milwaukee writer Deshawn McKinney’s new poetry book

Finding forgiveness is deeply personal. Sometimes, it’s easy to forgive someone who’s wronged you and move on. Other times, the ...

Influential director Michael Schultz on Wisconsin roots, not slowing down

The movies of Michael Schultz, like "Cooley High," "Car Wash," and "Krush Groove" have given joy, drama and great jams to ...

Navigating IVF treatments and pregnancy during a global pandemic

Tens of thousands of people turn to fertility clinics every year in the US to help them grow their families. ...

Milwaukee childcare center celebrates the lessons and joy of Ramadan

Muslims all over the world recently wrapped up the holy month of Ramadan, including at the Crescent Learning Center, an ...

‘Fear the Deer’: Midwest rapper Romey uses Bucks championship as inspiration for hit song

Last year, when the Milwaukee Bucks won their first NBA title in 50 years, Jerome Hunt, a Madison/Milwaukee hip-hop artist ...

From food waste to fertile soil: UW-Milwaukee program helps students compost

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students have been helping turn food waste into nutrient-rich soil. A new program called Panther Pails brings ...

‘Dying From COVID Is Not Pretty’: A poet grieves the loss of her sister

Pam Gustafson of Milwaukee loves to write poetry. It helps her process everything she reads and sees in her life, ...

Mama Ferne: The Mother of Wisconsin African Dance

She is known as “Mama Ferne” and for more than 50 years, she has been the driving force of African ...

Artist Fatima Laster Stripping Away Perceptions of Art

Artist Fatima Laster’s work is full of layers. She uses paints and canvases to form abstract pieces of art. "My ...

Lessons From The Ghost In My Room: A Story From Ex Fabula

Everyone likes a good ghost story, especially around this time of year. Dorothy Malone of Milwaukee shared a childhood encounter ...

Human Powered: Building Community Through Architecture

Arijit Sen is an architecture professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He’s lived all over the world, from Mumbai, India ...