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Common Council releases budget

Hailee Jensen, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

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Last Tuesday, the plans for what the City of Whitewater could look like – and the preliminary estimates of spending could from the next few years– were presented at the Common Council Meeting. Salary increases for City of Whitewate...

Student org joins movement for undocumented citizens

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

November 2, 2016

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The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater DREAM Scholars and Colleagues (DSC) took action to celebrate the national #IAmAnImmigrant campaign on Nov.1, with the hopes to spread awareness at other Wisconsin universities. “Hopefully other W...

New parking lot changes

Shannon Columb, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016

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There’s something different about Whitewater. Last week, new parking regulations went into effect in the downtown area. All parking lots now have 10 hour parking instead of ranging from 15 minutes to 6 hours. The City of Whi...

Key changes to FAFSA pushes filing date up

Nicole Aimone, Assistant News Editor

October 19, 2016

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The process for students to apply for federal aid for the 2017-2018 school year has changed from previous years. The biggest changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the timeline for filing and receivi...

Wellness Fair preps students for a healthy lifestyle

Shannon Columb, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016

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With midterms just around the corner, students may choose to study until 3 a.m. instead of getting the recommended eight hours of sleep.  Students have the tendency to become absorbed with schoolwork that maintaining wellnes...

Fundraiser to preserve historic Bassett House

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

October 19, 2016

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The Emerson Club, one of the three Whitewater Federation of Women’s Clubs (WFWC) who strive to promote helpfulness and improvement to the community, are hosting their first ever Packer Tailgate Fundraiser. On Thursday, Oct. 20...

Student banned from res hall after sexual assault

Nicole Aimone, Assistant News Editor

October 19, 2016

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On Oct. 16, University Of Wisconsin-Whitewater Police Services received a report that a sexual assault occurred on Oct 15 in Lee residence hall. No arrests have been made in the case, but the alleged suspect has been temporar...

Prairie Village senior living to expand this fall

Nathan Kober, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016

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The Prairie Village senior housing community is expanding in Whitewater to accommodate a growing number of senior citizens in search for independent retirement homes. Dave Johnson, marketing and community relations director at...

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