West Side Stories

Global Union Free Concert

September 19, 2013

On Saturday, September 21, Alverno College is presenting its annual Global Union concert at Humboldt Park. Global Union, a free concert, is in its eighth year of celebrating diverse music, with this year’s performance including musicians from Algeria, Argentina, Canada, Haiti, Pakistan, and Quebec, and the United States. The concert runs from noon until 6 p.m. Here is the schedule for the concert: 12:30...

Rallying in Milwaukee

September 27, 2012

By Jack Wongtam Photographs by Colin Ek Making a campaign stop in Milwaukee, President Barack Obama addressed a crowd of 18,000, including Tosa West students and faculty, at the BMO Harris Pavillion at the Summerfest grounds last Sunday. Not passing up the chance to see the President live for himself, senior Anthony Clayton stood in line for hours waiting for Obama to make his appearance. “Seei...

Pres. Obama Addresses Master Lock Employees

February 15, 2012

On January 24, President Obama highlighted Master Lock in his State of the Union address as a prime example of an American business that has invested in returning jobs to American soil. Master Lock, a company whose headquarters can be found in Oak Creek, WI, has "insourced" around 100 union jobs from China since 2010. Today, President Obama visited Master Lock's Milwaukee plant to speak with employees....

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