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Common Council prepares for Spring Splash

Kolton Hegstrom, Assistant News Editor

March 15

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Spring Splash continued to command attention at the March 7 Common Council meeting. City Manager Cameron Clapper got Spring Splash discussions started by not mentioning the event. “There is not one specific event that we can mention by ...

Congressman Sensenbrenner visits Delafield

Brandon Concannon Colter, Staff Writer

March 9

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“I’m not big bird.” Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner replied to one constituents question, “If the Republican party asked you to cluck like a chicken would you rent the chicken suit or would you buy it out right?” Con...

Founder of SAO speaks about his journey, American dream

Brandon Concannon Colter, Staff Writer

February 28

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The history of the Hmong people was the topic of Dr. Phillip Yang, a speaker for the Asian-American Heritage lecture series. He spoke from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 23, in the University Center. He spoke of history, of pain and o...

Suspicious packages lead to evacuation

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

February 28

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The City of Whitewater Police found two suspicious packages outside of Whitewater High School Monday morning, Feb. 27, causing the school to go into lockdown. Students were moved to UW-Whitewater’s Young Auditorium. Accordi...

Chancellor talks budget

Nathan Kober, Staff Writer

February 22

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Chancellor Beverly Kopper addressed concerns about impending changes to funding in the upcoming biennial state budget at Tea with the Chancellor on  Wednesday Feb. 15.    In his recent budget proposal, Gov. Scott Walker propos...

Upcoming event sees uncertainty

Shannon Columb, Staff Writer

February 22

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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

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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...

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