Monday, December 5th, 2016

Catching up on the week’s action, here are the most recent stories I did for Watchdog.org. You can always follow the latest articles by me, regardless of where they appeared, at my Facebook author page. Looking ahead to Monday, already loaded in the queue, is an article on a new report by the Wisconsin Institute […]

SHOREWOOD – AFD NEWS – UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Mark “Show me the” Mone is not looking forward to the proposed cuts to the UW System. In an interview with AFD News service yesterday, Mone said the proposed cuts will be devastating to his campus. “For one thing, some of our professors will actually have to work […]

Marquette University has named a new president, current UW-Milwaukee chancellor Michael Lovell. “As a devout Catholic, my faith has always served as the cornerstone of my life,” said Lovell. “Having the ability to openly share my faith in my professional career is something that I have always wanted to do. I am truly humbled and […]

The administration at UW-Milwaukee caved to a bunch of thugs by closing down the pizza restaurant that served Palermo’s Pizza. Instead of arresting the obnoxious protestors and expelling the students who were preventing the sale of pizza today, the Vice Chancellor announced that the pizza stand would be closed through summer. Protesters on Tuesday put […]

The UWM Post, alternatively known as the UWM Pest or the Junior Crazy Shepherd in my misspent youth at UW-Milwaukee, is now without the ink and paper. The UWM Post, which has existed in print for 56 years, put out its final paper edition this week. Starting next semester, the Post will be exclusively online at uwmpost.com. […]

Photos by Jerry Broitzman: I’m not sure what I would even say to that boy now. Of course, he wouldn’t listen to me anyway. Thanks Jerry. I think. Print this entry

Sad news in the world of beer brewing. Bill Leinenkugel of the Leinenkugel brands of beer has passed away at age 87. Those of us from the heydey of UW-Milwaukee’s campus newspapers will remember long and occasionally friendly arguments in the Gasthaus over politics between the editors of The UWM Times and The UWM Post. […]

If he believes in birthdays. Hard to tell. From Wikipedia: Over time, Hurley became a strict vegan and an adherent to the straightedge style of living. He was inspired to pick up the drumsticks early on by Metallica’s Lars Ulrich, and though he played in plenty of acts throughout the years including Project Rocket, Arma […]

oops, wrong Horowitz. Conservative activist and famous former lefty David Horowitz will be speaking at UW-Milwaukee April 30th at 7:30 PM. Unfortunately he’ll be speaking on Islamo-fascism rather than on a topic more timely and closer to Horowitz’s experience: the Weather Underground, William Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn. Given Ayers’ relationship with Senator Barack Obama, a […]

Well, so much for student government elections at UW-Milwaukee. An entire slate of 26 candidates running with the opposition party for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Student Association in this week’s election had their names stricken from the ballot because of campaign violations, a UWM election official said today. Candidates with Achieving Student Action through Progress […]