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Upcoming event sees uncertainty

Shannon Columb, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

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The end-of-semester celebration, Spring Splash, has lost its major sponsor for this year. Marketing company Wisconsin Red backed out after receiving criticism on last year’s event from city officials. In regards to last year’s party, Wi...

Biennial budget proposes tuition cut, SUFAC changes

Kimberly Wethal, Co Editor-in Chief

February 15, 2017

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Gov. Scott Walker released the 2017-19 biennial budget for the State of Wisconsin last week. In a change of pace from the prior budget cycle where the University of Wisconsin System received $250 million less in funding, Walk...

Council clashes over annual Spring Splash

Marisa LaBello, Senior Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

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The City of Whitewater Common Council collectively agrees that the annual Spring Splash party is a growing concern for all residents, but disputes on handling the event became an issue for the Common Council. City Manager Cameron...

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Best of Whitewater 2017

February 9, 2017

Speakers share insights for personal finances

Nathan Kober, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

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Jamerus Payton and Torrence Reed, the founders and owners of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Wall Street, spoke about the importance of community investments at the “From Me 2 We” event, Wednesday, Feb. 1. in th...

New safety devices installed in classrooms

Shannon Columb, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

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A new addition to classrooms at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater offers students and  faculty with extra safety during an emergency lockdown. Since December 2016, Faculties Planning and Management has begun installing imme...

City Market offers seasonal foods, entertainment

Hailee Jensen, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

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Whitewater’s first-ever winter market has brought a grocery display of organic goods to the city every Tuesday. The Winter Market is held every Tuesday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Cravath Lakefront Community Center. As well as o...

Online degree ranked top ten nationwide

Shannon Columb, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

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Best Choice Schools, an online source for school rankings, recently released its ranking of the Top 20 Best Online Schools for Criminology for 2017. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater landed in the Top 10, ranked 6th in the na...

Students, staff honor MLK

Nathan Kober, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

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Speakers addressed American progress since the Civil Rights era in “A Reflection of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Vision” at the 31st annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Event on Wednesday, Jan. 25 at the Universit...

WSG fills open seats for spring

Nicole Aimone, Assistant News Editor

February 1, 2017

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Whitewater Student Government (WSG) is looking to fill their executive board and senate seats in order to work at full capacity and accomplish set goals for the spring 2017 semester. WSG is expected to fill three positions includi...

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