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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.

Dream team

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

October 12, 2016

Filed under Biz & Tech, Technology

Students who are interested in creating video games as a career should make them as often and as best as they can. This is the advice from senior Katherine Stull, whose team won two awards for their video game, “A Dream Within...

UW-W police services release emergency notification app

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

September 14, 2016

Filed under Biz & Tech, Technology

UW-Whitewater Police Services recently launched a new emergency announcement broadcasting platform through InformaCast’s mobile app, with the intent to release information as quick as possible in the event of emergencies on...

Phase 2: Laptops

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

September 14, 2016

Filed under Biz & Tech, Technology

A new Wi-Fi connection method debuted this fall, thanks to the Instructional Communication & Information Technology department’s (ICIT) in efforts to manage a growing student body. Process improves security “We’ve put a system in ...

Cravath Park offers free Wi-Fi services

May 3, 2016

Filed under Biz & Tech, Technology

May 3, 2016 By Brad Allen Community members and customers of the Whitewater City Market are able to use free Wi-Fi services in the Cravath Lakefront Park area in Downtown Whitewater. “This year, it will be a big thing...

Server update causes full two-day D2L outage

May 3, 2016

Filed under Biz & Tech, Technology

May 3, 2016 By Brad Allen Last week, D2L services were temporarily disconnected after a scheduled database upgrade resulted in a series of errors, causing students on campuses across the entire UW-System to experience a...

ICIT launches WINS mobile for Android

April 19, 2016

Filed under Biz & Tech, Technology

April 19, 2016 By Brad Allen The WINS mobile app released for Android users on April 20, allowing users on both Apple and Android platforms to utilize its services and functions. The app previously launched for iOS on...

App Review – World Wildlife Fund

April 19, 2016

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April 19. 2016 By Jason Howarth If there is one thing the 1990s cartoon “Captain Planet” taught me, it’s that the power to change the planet is ours. Thankfully, the World Wildlife Fund and their app are not nearly...

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