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  • April 7The man who was spotted with a gun near Whitewater Middle School has been taken into custody without incident, according to the Whitewater Police Department.

Bin Laden’s death brings jubilation

May 4, 2011

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Surprise and excitement. These words describe the experience of a former UW-Whitewater student now studying at George Washington University in Washington D.C. after the death of Osama bin Laden. Sophomore Jared Christman...

Bomb threat closes Williams Center through Thursday morning

April 20, 2011

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A bomb threat was found in a Williams Center bathroom Tuesday morning, causing University Police Services to evacuate and shut down the building for precautionary reasons. University Police Chief Matt Kiederlen said the threat...

Peltier leads AMA to success

April 20, 2011

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Dedicated, passionate, hard-working. These are just a few words that James Peltier, adviser of UW-Whitewater’s American Marketing Association, uses to describe his students. AMA has had a successful school year by taking second in the International Chapter of...

University retirements increase, resignations drastically decrease

April 13, 2011

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Many know the budget changes Gov. Scott Walker has proposed over the last few months have great effects on state employees, including faculty and staff here at UW-Whitewater. As rumors fly about possible retirements and departures...

Three UW-W students forced home from Japan

April 5, 2011

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Unfulfilled. This is the way sophomore Tomera Sheets feels about being forced to leave from the study-abroad program in Japan by the UW System. “I worked so hard to get where I was and it ended so shortly and so suddenly,”...

Faculty march to Madison to deliver letter

March 29, 2011

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Sometimes it takes great measures to get your point across to someone with different beliefs. Several UW-Whitewater faculty and staff members decided it would take a measure such as a 42-mile hike to Madison to deliver a letter...

Carlson remodeling an ‘important change’ for university

March 29, 2011

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Some know Carlson Hall as the campus building that has sat empty for almost two years since the inception of Hyland Hall. However, Gov. Scott Walker’s 2011-2013 capital budget proposal calls for a $17 million makeover to...

Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks on campus

March 29, 2011

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Photos By Mike Gouvion & Giovanny Lopez

Earthquake, tsunami hit home

March 15, 2011

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When an earthquake is strong enough to be read on a seismometer half way across the world, it’s obvious millions of people will be affected.   Whether it was the 8.9 magnitude earthquake centered just off the east...

City police chief retires after 18 years of service

March 15, 2011

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Genetics play a large role in how someone turns out as they grow older. Certain things from athletic ability to looks can pass on to offspring through genes. For Police Chief Jim Coan of the Whitewater Police Department, wanting...

Students, faculty hold rally outside Hyer Hall today

March 10, 2011

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About 40 students, faculty and staff members attended a rally at noon today outside Hyer Hall in response to the the state senate and assembly's legislative action in recent days. The P.E.A.C.E. organization on campus hosted...

Proposed budget affects university, city

March 8, 2011

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From $834 million in cuts to K-12 education to putting hundreds of millions of dollars into state highway projects, most people, businesses and cities could be greatly affected by Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget, including...

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