People

Co-Host of Black Nouveau, Salvation Army Community Relations Director

After working at the Milwaukee Courier for 20 years, Faithe Colas retired from the newspaper and went on to work at The Salvation Army of Greater Milwaukee as community relations director. Colas is also the co-host of

Essayist

George Berdes has worked as a journalist, teacher, editor and in international affairs in Washington, D.C. and several foreign countries. He is a 1953 graduate of Marquette University's College of Journalism, where he eventually served on the...

Natural Sciences Instructor

George Stone lives in Milwaukee, where he teaches at Milwaukee Area Technical College. Stone teaches Earth Science, General Geology, Weather Fundamentals, Climate Change Fundamentals and Energy in Nature, Technology and Society. He has also...

Material Culturalist

Gianofer Fields is a freelance producer and reporter for NPR, BBC and Madison's WORT Community Radio. She says, “Once you seriously consider the objects you use to fill your emotional and functional needs, you will never see those things the...

Sports Contributor

Senior editor Howie Magner is Milwaukee Magazine's sports columnist and writers the Sports Nut blog at MilwaukeeMag.com. An occasional actor, poker player and...

Game Contributor

James Lowder has worked in fiction and hobby game publishing for more than two decades. He is the editor of the award-winning anthologies Hobby Games: The 100 Best and Family Games, available in print and now in select ebook formats....

Personal Finance Contributor

As Loan Manager for the local Ways to Work program, Janet Tierney helps clients with challenged credit obtain low-interest car loans by coaching them to develop the skills needed to achieve financial stability. Janet has used her business...

Astronomy Contributor

To Dr. Jean Creighton, physics is the gateway to astronomy. She studied physics at the University of Athens and went on to earn a masters degree from Saint Mary's University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and a PhD in Astrophysics from the University...

Artisan Cheese Expert

Jeanette Hurt is Lake Effect's cheese contributor for our regular Good Fermentations segment. She's also a freelance food writer from Milwaukee. She is the author of...

Essayist

Lake Effect essayist Jerianne Hayslett is a writer and former journalist and court information officer. She lives in South Milwaukee with her husband, retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Hibbie Hayslett. Hayslett is the author of the book ...

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