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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.

Support for tsunami relief needed

March 30, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Though the uproar over Gov. Scott Walker's budget-repair bill has been a focus for many UW-Whitewater students, faculty and staff, we must take time to support a much larger issue. As of March 21, the combined toll of dead and missing was more than 21,000 people after an 8.9...

Funds must be kept for family planning

March 24, 2011

Filed under Opinion

As students at UW-Whitewater, we are fortunate to have excellent family planning services available to aid us in times of need. However, the recently passed budget-repair bill will affect funding for family planning servic...

Education cuts bad for Wisconsin

March 11, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Gov. Scott Walker’s budget proposal will affect numerous aspects of Wisconsinites’ lives including one UW-Whitewater holds near and dear to it’s heart:     Education. With a strong education program at UW-Whitew...

UW System should remain united

March 1, 2011

Filed under Opinion

At UW-Whitewater, every student, faculty and staff member is part of a community. Likewise, UW-Whitewater is a member of a greater family: the UW System. With the recent push of Gov. Scott Walker’s budget-repair bill, ma...

Time for state politicians to grow up

February 23, 2011

Filed under Opinion

In light of growing political tensions in Madison, both political parties have failed Wisconsin voters. Neither political party has handled the progression of Gov. Scott Walker’s budget-repair bill proposal in a mature and ...

Snow removal efforts unsatisfactory

February 17, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Though warmer weather is finally making its way back to UW-Whitewater, it’s important to reflect on this past winter and look at areas we can improve on for next year. Throughout the winter, it seemed many walkways were con...

Kachel’s generosity should inspire

February 9, 2011

Filed under Opinion

With the passing of David Kachel, UW-Whitewater alumnus and donor, it’s important we take time to recognize the many contributions Kachel has made to the university. Now that classes are in full swing for the semester, ma...

Bogus ads lead consumers astray

February 8, 2011

Filed under Opinion

With more than $412 billion in the U.S. being spent on television advertising alone, it’s no wonder some companies are using questionable tactics to sell their products. Marketing and advertising students at UW-Whitewater ...

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