Tuesday, April 29, 2008
PantherCast Headlines for April 29, 2008
STUDENT GOVERNMENT CONTROVERSY
Student Association elections may be over, but not without controversy. PantherCast's Brandy Riley brings us up-to-date.
HOUSE HUNTING CREATES HEADACHES FOR PET OWNERS
It's that time of year when you may be looking for a new place to live. But what about
Fido or Mittens? Check out PantherCast's Brittany Sullivan's report.
A UWM STUDENT GOES THE EXTRA MILE FOR "PUBLIC ENEMIES"
PantherCast has an exclusive interview with a UWM student who's an extra in the new Johnny Depp movie. Log on and listen to Kathleen Smaney's interview with James Michaels.
THE ZELAZO CENTER HITS THE HIGH NOTES!
It's spring, and the Zelazo Center is filled with some very special sounds. Take a listen in Devvon Eubank's report.
Click HERE to listen. [mp3 | 33:02 | 37.8mb]
Tuesday, April 15, 2008
PantherCast Headlines for April 15, 2008
STUDENTS CHECK OUT CANDIDATES AND HEAD TO THE POLLS
Student government candidates are doing some last-minute campaigning before elections later this week. PantherCast brings you team coverage on the candidates and the issues.
Kathleen Smaney and Chris Steinberg report.
STUDENTS LOOK TO PREVENT HOUSING HEADACHES
It's spring and that means time to look for a new place to live for many students.
Check out what you need to know before you sign that next lease. PantherCast's Ken Ryan reports.
GET READY TO SHOP THE FUSE STORE
UWM graphic design students are producing eco-friendly products that you can buy.
Hear more about the Fuse Store in Michelle Schaefer's report.
Click HERE to listen. [mp3 | 33:48 | 38.6mb]
Tuesday, April 01, 2008
PantherCast Headlines for April 1, 2008
STUDENTS FOR CONCEALED CARRY
What if UWM students were allowed to carry concealed weapons to protect themselves? A nationwide organization of college students is trying to get that to happen, in the wake of the tragedies at Virginia Tech and Northern Illinois University. PantherCast reporter Ken Ryan reports.
COMPANIES BECOME CREATIVE IN RECRUITING GRADUATES
PantherCast looks at how one technology company in Milwaukee is creatively recruiting college graduates. Reporter Nakia Spencer introduces you to a couple of UWM grads who happy with this program.
TAKING CARE OF MOTHER EARTH AT UWM
This month's celebration of Earth Day will be especially meaningful to UWM. PantherCast's Brandy Riley tells you why.
SHHHH....THERE'S MUSIC IN THE LIBRARY!
The library at UWM isn't so quiet these days. Find out what that music you're hearing is all about, in Heidi Hall's report.
Click HERE to listen. [mp3 | 35:03 | 32.1mb]
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
PantherCast Headlines for March 11, 2008
STUDENTS FEAR A RECESSION
As the economy takes a downward turn, many UWM students worry about their future. PantherCast's Brandy Riley reports.
EVEN MORE PAIN AT THE PUMP
Most UWM students drive to campus. And the money that could be going to pay those rising tuition bills is now going to the pump instead. PantherCast's Andrea Thompson talks to students about how they're coping.
THE FLU IS STILL NOTHING TO SNEEZE AT
The flu season peaked late this season and now students, faculty and staff are struggling to keep up with their workloads while battling the nasty bug. PantherCast's Brittany Sullivan reports on what you can do to stay healthy.
Most UWM students were in kindergarten when Brett Favre started at quarterback for the Green Bay Packers. PantherCast's Ken Ryan talks with students about Favre's retirement and their memories of number 4.
Click HERE to listen. [mp3 | 27:36 | 25.3mb]
Tuesday, December 04, 2007
PantherCast Headlines for December 4, 2007
FORMER TERRORIST SPEAKS ON CAMPUS
PantherCast has team coverage on Walid Shoebat and the controversy surrounding his
invitation to speak at UWM. Hear why he drew a big crowd and tight security.
SELF-DEFENSE PROGRAM HELPS STUDENTS STAY SAFE
Female students at UWM learn an important lesson on safety and self-defense. PantherCast's Brianne O'Brien tells you what these students are learning that may make you feel a little uncomfortable.
HOW MUCH FOR THAT ECONOMICS BOOK?
Have you ever wondered why you get back so little when selling back your books? PantherCast's Michael Peppers has the answer.
LOCAL CHURCH MAKES A POINT OF MAKING KIDS SMILE THIS CHRISTMAS SEASON
The Point of Grace Church and some UWM students are making sure needy children around the world smile this Christmas season. Find out how they're doing it in Nate Lisko's story.
Click HERE to listen. [mp3 | 31:29 | 28.8mb]
Tuesday, November 20, 2007
PantherCast Headlines for Nov. 20, 2007
UWM ANNOUNCES NEW SAFETY MEASURES
University police and adminstrators respond to an increase in crime around campus.
PantherCast has team coverage on UWM's plans to improve safety. Matt Schultz, Jesse Manser and Michael Peppers report.
THERE'S A TURKEY ON OAKLAND AVENUE!
No, you're not seeing things. There really is a turkey strutting along Oakland Avenue near campus. Find out what this bird has cookin' in Andy Seefeldt's report.
TAKE THE CHILL OUT OF THOSE ENERGY BILLS
Tired of paying those rising heating bills? Find out how you can lower the costs of staying warm this winter in Meghan Phillips' story.
BRUSHING UP ON YOUR SMILE
One UWM advisor is trying to smile her way into the national spotlight. Find out what she's doing and how you can help her get there.
Click HERE to listen. [mp3 | 28:33| 26.1mb]
Tuesday, November 06, 2007
PantherCast Headlines for November 6, 2007
UWM STUDENT SHOT NEAR CAMPUS
A 21-year-old male student is shot in the 2700 block of North Murray.
Police say the student had drugs on him at the time of the shooting.
SHOO THE FLU 101
It's time to roll up your sleeves and stay healthy this flu season.
PantherCast's Matt Schultz reports on the first day of UWM's flu clinic.
A new environmentally-friendly car-sharing program has UWM students smiling.
PantherCast's Brianne O'Brien takes you for a ride.
HAMMERING AWAY AT 'RING AROUND THE MOON'
There's a lot of noise coming from UWM's theatre department. Find out why in Megan Dobyns story.
Click HERE to listen. [mp3 | 31:18| 28.7mb]