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Difficult dining decisions

December 5, 2012

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According to United Press International, the average American eats out four to five times per week. As the semester draws to a close, students will be frantically scrambling to complete their assignments and study for exams....

Could cannabis revitalize the economy?

November 28, 2012

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In 1971 President Richard Nixon declared a war on drugs, and U.S. taxpayers have been funding the campaign for more than 40 years. According to the Associated Press, spending for the Drug War in 2010 was $15.5 billion at the federal...

CEO chapter travels to nationals

November 20, 2012

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It was business as usual for UW-Whitewater’s CEO chapter, which went to its national convention in Chicago from Nov. 1-3. It left with several awards, and one of its members, freshman Haley Cymbalak, received an honorable...

What is water worth?

November 20, 2012

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Water, water everywhere and, according to the water reporting group Circle of Blue, only 2.5 percent of  the Earth’s supply is drinkable. The average human body can only survive without water for five to seven days, so a...

Construction costs community

November 14, 2012

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Time is money. For business owners in Whitewater, the extension of the East Milwaukee Street project was a tiresome affair. “For big projects like this I understand things happen, but it’s still frustrating,” Jene Mills...

Pi Sigma Epsilon launches Business Week

November 7, 2012

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In the wake of the election hysteria, several students added to the excitement by creating an event to recognize the more than 25 active student organizations on campus. UW-Whitewater offers more than most schools in the country,...

From Whitewater to Washington, D.C.

November 7, 2012

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For Adams Kondeh, his job is not just about crunching numbers as an auditor in Washington, D.C., it is also about preparing for his future. Adams’ journey started in Africa, and brought him to UW-Whitewater. He obtained a...

UW-Whitewater example for business schools across U.S.

October 31, 2012

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Several American Marketing Association chapters journeyed to UW-Whitewater, but a pair of students from Florida International University traveled almost 1,500 miles to attend. Senior Angela Gers and junior Gabe Noboa said the...

Business school attracts recruiters

October 31, 2012

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More than 300 students from 16 universities filled Hyland Hall last Friday for the American Marketing Association’s Fifth Annual Regional Sales Conference. Co-chair of the conference Kelsey Krueger said a smooth event made...

First student-run chamber of commerce in Wisconsin established Breaks barriers between campus and local entrepreneurs

October 24, 2012

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For the first time in state history, students have made it possible for small businesses to advertise on a college campus. Through the collaborative efforts of Whitewater Student Government and the Collegiate Entrepreneurs...

University to host regional sales conference, Hyland Hall will contain speakers and students

October 17, 2012

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More than 30 businesses and several hundred students will be taking over Hyland Hall on Friday, Oct. 26 for the American Marketing Association’s Fifth Annual Regional Conference. As a prerequisite, all of the businesses attending...

Alumnus brings world experience to campus

October 17, 2012

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“It’s important to get educational experience outside of the classroom,” said Quinton Baker, president of the Dean’s Advisory Council for the College of Business and Economics. Baker said the newly developed Leaders’...

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