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  • April 7The man who was spotted with a gun near Whitewater Middle School has been taken into custody without incident, according to the Whitewater Police Department.

The right to riot: is violence justified?

Nicole Aimone and Emily Lepkowski
September 28, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Not to Riot The negative culture against law enforcement and the criticised ‘unnecessary’ brutality by police has become a common event in our country. Especially this past summer, with a skyrocket of officer-involved shootings followed by an uproar of unrest. Not to say that police brutality is...

Ground breaks on academic success center’s new home

Ground breaks on academic success center’s new home

July 2, 2016
Filed under News, News

By Nicole Aimone July 2, 2016   It’s been about a month since ground broke near Laurentide Hall for UW-Whitewater’s newest addition: the Mary Poppe Chrisman Success center. The  $4.5 million, 3-story, 18,390-square-foot building will rehouse the campus tutorial services, ...

Q&A with UW-W Forensics Team National Champs

April 12, 2016
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By Nicole Aimone April 13, 2016   The UW-Whitewater Forensics team came home from the University of Kentucky Pi Kappa Delta National Championships last month with a ranking of sixth in the nation – and a duo with matching national championship trophies. Seniors Colton Larsen and Hannah Farajpanahi...

MMA fighter, poet shares lessons

MMA fighter, poet shares lessons

March 1, 2016
Filed under News, News

By Nicole Aimone March 2, 2016 Cameron Conaway went from being a poet to a journalist because of a story he saw on CNN about male sex trafficking in Thailand, he told a crowd of UW-Whitewater students. He discovered a group of boys of seven and eight years old, who were sold into a life of se...

National TRIO Day event honors students

February 23, 2016
Filed under News, News

  By Nicole Aimone Feb. 24, 2016 Students coming into college from low-income households or being first in their families to tackle higher education were honored during a National TRIO day celebration on Feb. 20. National TRIO day is an event created by the U.S. Department of Education to hon...

Lack of emergency button sparks discussion

February 16, 2016
Filed under News, News

By Nicole Aimone Feb. 17, 2016 There’s no emergency button in the campus’ west side “six-pack” of residence halls – and both Whitewater Student Government (WSG) and Residence Hall Association (RHA) see it as a dangerous practice. WSG President Allison Hetz was the first to bring attention t...

Org fair show students opportunities

February 9, 2016
Filed under News, News

By Nicole Aimone Feb. 10, 2016 Students who were hesitant to get involved on campus first semester before settling into the feel of college life have another chance to get involved, Whitewater Student Government (WSG) Student Affairs Director Kane Poad said. On Tuesday, Feb. 9, WSG hosted  the Spring ...

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