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Evangelicals and Muslims facilitate community relationships

The capacity crowd of more than one hundred attendees came together in response to the growing trend of fear and hatred from Christians towards Muslims that has grown over time in Milwaukee and the country. Brew City Church hosted a panel discussion featuring local faith leaders and educators on April 29, in cooperation with Peace Catalyst International and the Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition. “It’s like a wave that is really hard to stop,” said Randy Knie, Lead Pastor of Brew City Church. “So this event is a way to push the pause button on this wave of misinformation and...

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Map: Workers’ Day protest route

Thousands participated in the 10th annual Workers’ Day march on May 1, this year protesting issues related to immigration and workers rights in Wisconsin. The 1.7 mile walk route began at Voces De La Frontera’s headquarters on South 5th Street, proceeded across the 6th Street Viaduct, and ended with a rally at the Milwaukee County...

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Althea Meinhardt: What women wear

Because the sizes of clothing for women are rigged more for marketing than actual fit, Althea Meinhardt believes that women are defined by a shape instead. After spending a career as a seamstress, performing surgery on off-the-rack apparel so it actually conforms to the female body, Meinhardt is now more of a fashion counselor than tailor as she helps women enhance their look and self-identity with undergarments. | Q&A Q: How did you become interested in tailoring and making alterations? A: I started doing alterations from my dorm room at Marquette University. It started because I had friends who...

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Video: Shapes that fit

Because the sizes of clothing for women are rigged more for marketing than actual fit, Althea Meinhardt believes that women are defined by a shape instead.

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Vision for Discover World shared at President’s Breakfast

In commemoration of the science and technology center’s ten year anniversary as an important innovation destination along the Milwaukee Lakefront, community leaders, academic partners, and public supporters attended the annual President’s Breakfast at Discovery World on April 25. President and CEO Joel Brennan previewed the 2015 Community Report, and detailed the incredible impact the nonprofit museum is having on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Education in the region. In the next few years, economic projections show a shortfall in the Milwaukee workforce population as older workers retire and are not replace from a skilled talent pool. Even the...

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Photo Essay: An Educational Engine

Images from the President’s Breakfast held at Discovery World on April 25, where Joel Brennan presented a preview of the nonprofit museum’s Annual Report to community leaders, academic partners, and public supporters.

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