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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.

Radio station hosts week-long fundraiser

April 13, 2011

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91.7’s annual Fund Drive is biggest money maker for campus radio station For 91.7 The Edge and radio stations like it, fundraisers are crucial to the station’s survival. The radio station’s biggest annual fundraise...

Kane performs “Poe’s Tales of Terror” tonight

April 6, 2011

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Connecticut native tells Poe’s stories at the Young Auditorium as part of  The Big Read program Joshua Kane stands alone on stage, looking as if he has stepped straight out of the pages of a Victorian novel. In a deep, boomi...

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra takes stage tonight

March 30, 2011

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Stuart Chafetz lives his dream every day. By spreading his strong passion of music to audiences through conducting the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, it couldn’t get any better for Chafetz. The orchestra performs at 7...

“Cowboy” lassos win at art show

March 16, 2011

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Student Art Alliance holds first juried art show at Section 708 in Andersen Library Senior Elle Benway won the coveted “Best in Show” prize for her Plexiglas piece titled “Cowboy.” She said her decision for a painting w...

Dancescapes returns with four performances

March 9, 2011

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Performance will feature pieces choreographed by students, faculty and guest artists Creativity. Inspiration. Movement. Music. According to the Theatre/Dance Department website, these four aspects will combine to create ...

Ceramic exhibition spans centuries

March 2, 2011

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Creating a ceramic piece is a process that takes a great deal of time and effort from an artist. The piece must be molded, textured, glazed and fired before it can be considered a final product. Artists aren’t spending their...

Rhythm & School

February 23, 2011

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Brent grew up in the same part of Chicago as Kanye West (the city’s Rainbow Beach neighborhood) before moving to Madison during high school. He was a star basketball player before dedicating himself to being a recording artist....

Barnett Theatre hosts gritty musical

February 16, 2011

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“The Threepenny Opera” is actually not an opera at all, but a musical. It is a story of how capitalism is organized and how corporate greed sustains. The show will be begin at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday in the Barnett Theatre, w...

Simply Sinatra at Young Auditorium

February 9, 2011

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Singer Steve Lippia will perform some of Frank Sinatra’s greatest hits in his show “Simply Sinatra” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, in the Young Auditorium. Lippia, a jazz and swing singer, will be backed by a 10 piece big band for the concert, “Great America...

Bizzy Bone sits down with Royal Purple

February 8, 2011

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Bizzy Bone is no stranger to success. He sold millions of records with Bone Thugs-n-Harmony before parting ways with the Grammy Award-winning group in 1998. Early last year, Bizzy reunited with Bone Thugs-n-Harmony for the albu...

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