One of the very important reasons that I am so proud to lead the University of Wisconsin-Parkside – and there are many – is because we transform lives. This past weekend, we transformed another record number of lives – 513 graduates received their associate, bachelor’s, or master’s degrees.
It has been written that the the truth will set us free. While I don’t doubt the veracity of that statement, the corollary is also true, and that is this: Before we are set, the truth will really disappoint us and tick us off.
Our societies and communities across the globe regularly witness oppression, neglect and segregation. Each individual or group of people who experience any form of oppression, directly or indirectly, have a natural instinct and urge to react, to protect, to defend and put a stop to the injus…
Our country and nations around the globe faced tremendous hardships as we coped with and responded to the ongoing transmission of a lethal worldwide virus. As Gov. Tony Evers demonstrated to a televised statewide audience and assembled officials in his annual State of the State Address last …
Today, Tony Evers will give his annual State of the State address.
Mimi: Wayne, so we are here in February – Black History month!
For years, our local governments, like the City of Kenosha, the Village of Somers and the Village of Pleasant Prairie, have been forced to do more with less. Since 2011, when Scott Walker became Wisconsin’s governor, the shared revenues provided to municipalities has decreased substantially.
On Christmas Day, when most of us were attending church services or enjoying the company of family and friends, dozens of area men and women were responding to a call to action.
In the world of financial investments, the long view is always an important consideration. The long-view investment is designed to deliver growing value for years to come. Similarly, I see the importance of the long view as people make the decision to further their education. Without question, higher education is a valuable long-term investment in one’s future.
There is knowing the history of a place.
As you may know, due in large part to the COVID-19 pandemic, international supply chain issues are causing massive delays for consumer goods. For many, as the holiday season approaches, this means they must think far ahead in order to get gifts for their loved ones in time. If you find yours…
Over the past three weeks the nation once again saw Kenosha come into the spotlight with the Rittenhouse Trial. The Kenosha Sheriff’s Department had been preparing security plans for the trial for months. Most of these plans had been developed many weeks before the trial started but were mod…
While hunger and homelessness are issues that require attention and support year-round, I stand with my fellow social services organizations, and community allies, in advocating for community support to address these critical issues.
The Wall Street Journal recently ran a story on the expansion of digital tipping requests at self-checkout kiosks at airports, coffee shops, restaurants and stadiums and the fuss it is causing.
Wisconsin has long been a hotbed of golf, cheering on favorite players and welcoming golf professionals and visitors from across the country and around the world when we have hosted major tournaments.
OUR PERSPECTIVE: Racine County proposal would join Kenosha County, others in having an area ice arena
Racine County could soon get some icing on its cake.
When we read this month the U.S. Department of Agriculture was proposing a ban on chocolate and strawberry milk in the nation’s elementary and middle school cafeterias, we thought we were in for a food fight.
A few months ago, Mike Rowe stumbled on a 2011 video of himself speaking in front of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee during the Obama administration about the mindset of government toward skilled trades. His argument was that skilled trades were the key to saving o…
Commentary: We must take a close look at why people today interact with one another so much less than previous generations did.
🎧 The hosts discuss what can be done with public policy and in our own lives to attempt to thwart this costly disease.
New York Daily News: Brush with default exposed extreme politicians of left and right who voted to crash the economy
When Alexander Hamilton, as the first Treasury secretary, starting in 1789, began issuing debt to borrow on the good name of the new government of the United States until now, there has never been a default on its loans. Ever. That’s 234 years of paying its obligations despite a Civil War, a…
Early on the morning of Dec. 23, 2022, Dr. Majed Jandali performed his 3000th surgical procedure using robotic technology and the surgical equipment of the da Vinci robot.
TRIVIA: WANT TO PLAY ALONG?
From a young age, Betsabe Castillo knew she wanted to go to college.
Republican politicians like to talk about law and order and the rule of law until it’s one of their own and then all of a sudden they become deaf, dumb and blind and in spite of overwhelming evidence including live video on national television and all over the internet. They let their crook …
Ric Schmidt stated that the downtown emergency department sees about 60 patients a day, with 10% or roughly six patients needing emergency care. That is 42 people a week or 2,184 people a year who will need emergency care at the downtown emergency department alone. Will any deaths resulting …
It’s no secret: Wisconsinites are concerned about rising costs right now, and we expect action from our leaders in government. But Wisconsin Republicans seem happy to sit back and complain instead of coming up with a plan to actually address the issue.
It is ironic, or maybe not, that Gov. Tony Evers is concerned about an education system being "underfunded."