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Lt. Governor Kleefisch vets COBE business projects

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

October 7, 2016

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“This is a gorgeous building,” Wisconsin’s Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch said of Hyland Hall as she began her campus tour on Sept. 8 to learn about UW-Whitewater’s business programs and achievements, as well as stati...

Run-off, overspray causes lake contamination

Nicole Aimone, Assistant News Editor

October 7, 2016

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The City of Whitewater believes a combination of overspray of tar material and a storm directly after the spraying while repaving parking lots in downtown Whitewater, cause Whitewater Lake’s contamination issues on Aug. 24. ...

T-Pain welcomes Warhawks back

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

October 7, 2016

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Students rapped along with rapper T-Pain, who wrapped up Welcome Week with the 3rd annual Warhawk Welcome Concert on Tuesday, Sept. 6 in Kachel Fieldhouse, helping excite students for the year ahead as well as moving back on camp...

Kopper discusses state of university

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

October 7, 2016

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Chancellor Beverly Kopper delivered her second State of the University at Whitewater Address for University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 29 in the Young Auditorium. During the introduction, Kopper recognized faculty and s...

365(-ish) days later

365(-ish) days later

October 7, 2016

Storms cause short-lived power outage

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

October 7, 2016

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Strong storms came through Whitewater on Monday Sept. 19, bringing heavy rain and 30 seconds of darkness The Anderson Library and computer labs were one building on campus forced to cope with the outage. “A lot of stuff has ...

Hetz: Life experiences relate to public

October 7, 2016

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With incumbent Andy Jorgensen (D-Milton) electing to not run again for his seat in the Wisconsin State Assembly, Allison Hetz, a UW-Whitewater graduate last spring, is the Republican candidate looking to fill the seat come N...

New Campus dorm project approved

Nathan Kober, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016

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Construction of a new residential hall at UW-Whitewater will begin after 3 years of delays with hopes of opening by Fall 2019. Although the building is still in the early design phase, The Director of University Housing Frank Bar...

Refugee finds pathway to success

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

October 7, 2016

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Sophomore, Mary Htoo recalls early memories of her journey from Southeast Asia to the United States, on her way to a new culture and a new home. “It took us three days and three nights and I got plane sick the whole way he...

Global experience fair provides a world view

Shannon Columb, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016

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Despite the thunder rumbling and rain pouring over campus last Wednesday, Sept. 21, the Hamilton Room in the University Center buzzed with activity all afternoon as students learned about global possibilities. Once a semeste...

Student orgs host debate party

Nicole Aimone, Assistant News Editor

October 7, 2016

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As the 2016 presidential election approaches, many political groups on campus are preparing for voting day with a presidential debate viewing party in the University center, that was sponsored by The College Democrats, The Zeta Iota...

Another record enrollment in preliminary numbers

Nicole Aimone, Assistant News Editor

October 7, 2016

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It’s another record-breaking year for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. On Sept. 21, Marketing and Media Relations at UW-W released preliminary numbers for this year’s enrollment, which marks a historical milestone. ...

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