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By the numbers and voices: Racial and ethnic diversity on campus

Ashley McCallum

December 30

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  By Ashley McCallum Dec. 16, 2016   At the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, more than 9,000 undergraduate students identify as Caucasian/ White, almost enough to pack Perkins Stadium. Meanwhile, the amount...

GOP students, faculty speak up

Kimberly Wethal, Co-Editor in Chief

December 14

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Editor’s Note: *Names have been changed to protect source integrity. In a continuation from the story “‘No matter who won, we lost’” from two editions ago, three of the many conservative voices on campus take their ...

Research program grants students hands-on-experience

Shannon Columb, Staff Writer

December 14

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For the second time, representatives of the Research Apprenticeship Program (RAP) accepted honors for nation wide recognition of it’s work with diversity in education. RAP received the 2016 Diversity Program Achievement Award from...

WSG holds sexual assualt forum

Nathan Kober, Staff Writer

December 3

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At a Whitewater Student Government (WSG) town hall meeting Tuesday, Nov. 22, campus police and student leaders met to discuss sexual assault prevention and reporting strategies. The major focus of discussion was an increase i...

‘No matter who won, we lost’

Kimberly Wethal, Co-Editor in Chief

December 2

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  At 3 a.m. on Nov. 9, tears were shed, emotions were raw and jaws were picked up off the floor, as Republican nominee Donald Trump surpassed the projected 270 electoral college vote to be deemed the country’s Pres...

Tobacco information session hopes to open dialouge

Shannon Columb, Staff Writer

November 16

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The topic of the University of Whitewater-Wisconsin becoming one of the 25 tobacco-free UW campuses is a controversial one. The proposed plan didn’t pass last year because only one of the four governing bodies supported it, ...

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