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Former UW-W athlete discusses eating disorders

February 23

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For three years, UW-Whitewater graduate Mary Donohoo seemed to follow the same pattern every day. When she woke up in the morning, the first thing she did was pull the covers off herself to check the size of her stomach. If...

Protests occur at UW-Whitewater Thursday afternoon

February 17

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About 175 students, faculty and staff gathered at noon Thursday between McGraw and Heide Halls to protest Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget repair bill. Chants, such as “Kill that bill,” “Stop the bill,” “Sto...

Kilar family moves forward

February 16

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It was a race too close to call, and one that ended on a disappointing note for many supporters of “Treyton Kilar’s Field of Dreams.” The project was edged out at the last minute to receive a $250,000 Pepsi Refresh grant...

Dionne an inspiration to all people

February 16

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The stands in the Williams Center pool are packed with spectators anxiously awaiting the start of the Warhawks’ swim meet. Students fill whole sections to cheer on their friends. Parents fight to get the best seats so they...

Classes on schedule after flood tears through Upham Hall

February 9

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One day after a flood ripped through Upham Hall Wednesday night due to a water pipe bursting, all classes are being held as scheduled in the building. However, two general access computer labs are not accessible as of Thursday...

Campus meal plan cost to increase

February 9

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Student Service Program Manager Thomas Pellizzi and University Center Director Bob Barry presented the UW-Whitewater Dining Services budget at the Whitewater Student Government meeting on Monday. The budget was built on ...

Program focuses on oppression

February 9

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UW-Whitewater students will have the chance to experience and understand the feelings of people who have faced oppression based on their race, gender, ability and more. Boxes and Walls is an interactive diversity program tha...

UW-W student saves dogs from fire

February 5

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Grocery shopping is typically not a very exciting event. However, freshman Jeff Verhoeven’s trip to Daniel’s Sentry was anything but typical. Around noon on Sunday, Verhoeven noticed a 1987 Ford F250 truck smoking in...

Innovation Center gaining attention

January 20

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The 38,000-square-foot Innovation Center, located in the Whitewater University Technology Park, has earned an “Excellence in Economic Development” honorable mention from the International Economic Development Council. The...

City of Whitewater hit by string of crime over break

January 20

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The City of Whitewater Police Department and the FBI are investigating a robbery at the Commercial State Bank located inside Daniel’s Sentry last Friday.  The suspect allegedly used a bomb threat during the robbery and left...

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