Morning Links for May 3, 2016

Claims of discrimination at UWM, Aeropostale’s bankruptcy, and questions about a very famous photo.

What we’re reading this morning:

  • A transgender University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student says she’s been discriminated against in the school’s Klotsche Center, reports WTMJ.
  • Questions are being raised about the identities of the Marines in Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal’s famous image of the flag raising at Iwo Jima. 
  • Johnson & Johnson’s talc problem just got a lot more expensive.
  • Teen clothing store Aeropostale is filing for bankruptcy this week.
  • A third U.S. Marine has been killed in the fight against ISIS in Iraq, says the Washington Post. There are currently more than 4,000 U.S. troops stationed in that country.



Claire Hanan worked at the magazine as an editor from 2012-2017. She edited the Culture section and wrote stories about all sorts of topics, including the arts, fashion, politics and more. In 2016, she was a finalist for best profile writing at the City and Regional Magazine Awards for her story "In A Flash." In 2014, she won the the Milwaukee Press gold award for best public service story for editing "Handle With Care," a service package about aging in Milwaukee. Before all this, she attended the University of Missouri's School of Journalism and New York University's Summer Publishing Institute.