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Relationships can experience cheating partners

February 22

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It was the last thing freshman Elizabeth Johnson expected to find when she showed up unannounced at the home of her boyfriend of a year and a half. “I never expected him to go that far and do something that bad,” Johnson said....

Can’t recycle it? Upcycle it.

February 16

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Ever heard the phrase “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure?” The environmental organization on campus has, they are going to take this phrase up a notch. What Students Allied for a Greener Earth actually mean ...

Taking the Plunge

February 16

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When thinking about activities to do this winter season, most people certainly don’t put jumping into a freezing cold pool of water in February at the top of their to-do list. Yet more than 50 groups, including UW-White...

RecycleMania hits UW-Whitewater

February 16

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It is as simple as putting the glass bottle into the blue trashcan instead of the brown. Recycling is one of the simplest things you can do to clean up the environment, according to recycling-guide.org. To get students and...

Door Decor

February 10

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Who says resident assistants are the only ones who can have fun with hallway decorations? Check out these doors created by students in Clem, Lee, Bigelow and Wells East residence halls. Photos by Kelsey Wenke ...

For the daring dater

February 10

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To me, it seems like Valentine’s Day has gotten increasingly difficult for couples to genuinely celebrate because of the constant scrutiny they seem to be under by the single population. Many couples even decide not to make...

Co-workers become best friends

February 10

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“Roll-tide.” “That one crazy night of Monopoly.” “We’re like vitamins...” Only the resident assistants of Lee and Fricker halls know the meaning behind these inside jokes. Sophomores Tommy Kagan a...

Senior Andrew Zupkoff told he has a voice for radio

February 10

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Many may not believe that just one conversation could change the course of their life, but it happened to one UW-Whitewater student. Senior Andrew Zupkoff was working at Six Flags during the summer of 2007 before comin...

Mission trip to Belize

February 10

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While most of us spent our winter breaks at home relaxing with our families, members of the Student Optimist Club traveled to Belize to deliver donations and help out the communities. The 13 members who went on this trip spent...

Decadent dessert: chocolate-dipped strawberries

February 9

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Ingredients:1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips ½ cup white chocolate chips 2 tbsp. shortening 1 lb. strawberries Materials:Double boiler (if you don’t have a double boiler, a deep saucepan and small pot will work) rubber spatula wire whisk wax paper Use a double-boiler ...

Craft: Say it with love, say it with a fortune cookie

February 9

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Materials Needed: -Chinese take-out container -computer paper/card stock -glue -craft paint -scissors -circular object Optional: -glitter, heart confetti -tissue paper Directions to make fortune cookies: -Cu...

Professor Ann Garvin turned author

December 8

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During the week, UW-Whitewater professor Ann Garvin teaches a classroom of students as any other professor would. But once the weekend hits, Garvin travels the country to promote her recently released novel, “On Maggie’s Watch.” “On Maggie’s Watch” was released...

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