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Global experience fair provides a world view

Shannon Columb, Staff Writer

October 7

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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

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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

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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. ...

UW-W enters year with budget surplus

Kimberly Wethal, Co-Editor in Chief

October 7

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Last year, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater officials were facing an unbalanced budget situation and were anticipating a necessary $1 million dip into cash reserves just to keep instruction going during the 2016-17 academic year...

Students kayak Rock River with new device

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

October 7

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As the water glistened and kayaks moved downstream, a group of students set out with University of Wisconsin-Whitewater professor Eric Compas in May for 11 days. The group arrived at the Rock River equipped with newly developed water qual...

Two sexual assaults reported on campus

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

October 7

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Two sexual assaults were reported on UW-Whitewater’s campus this semester. Only one ended up in the email inboxes of students. The most recent, taking place at 7:45 p.m. Oct. 2, involved a student who reported being sexually and...

New org gives students a jump-start for future

Hailee Jenson, Staff Writer

October 7

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The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater welcomed a new student organization specifically designed for students pursuing a major in corporate health communication: Communicating Health in Practice (CHIP). CHIP was in the works...

Peace circles offer open forum

Nathan Kober, Staff Writer

October 7

Filed under News, Uncategorized

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater hosted a Peace Circles forum to bring people from campus and the outside community together for an open dialogue on issues of campus climate and policing. The event, which was sponsored by t...

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