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Budget cuts 40 positions, 42 courses

April 19, 2016

Filed under News, News

Information compiled by Nathan Kober April 20, 2016   Faculty and program cuts are on the way for UW System colleges, according to a report from the Board of Regents. The portion of the report focusing on UW-Whitewater ...

WSUW permit will double listener range

April 12, 2016

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By Emily Lepkowski April 13, 2016   The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is rewarding UW-Whitewater a tower permit – an airspace compromise a decade in the making.    Last December, a Transmitter tower permit was...

Trump antics reflect negative campus climate

March 8, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

March 8, 2016 For college students, the presidential    campaign seems like a far-off land where a rich bigot and two career politicians are in a street brawl for the GOP nomination, and the two Democratic candidates, one an “...

Faculty respond to tenure changes

February 9, 2016

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By Nathan Kober Feb. 10, 2016   Policy changes granting UW campus administrators the ability to fire staff with tenure was approved by the education committee of the UW System Board of Regents on Feb. 5, at UW-Madi...

Q&A with David Kroeze

February 2, 2016

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By Emily Lepkowski Feb. 3, 2016 Not only has senior David Kroeze found a home at UW-Whitewater, but he has also found a  home in Whitewater Student Government as the new vice president. The Royal Purple was able to sit do...

Hoverboards banned on campus due to safety concerns

January 26, 2016

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By Emily Lepkowski Jan. 27, 2016   UW-Whitewater is joining college campuses across the nation in a move to ban this past holiday’s hottest gift, because of their tendency to go up in smoke. The use of hoverboar...

Imagine: people doing what they love with ease

January 26, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion

Jan. 26, 2016 Most kids in America grow up hearing they can be anything they want to be. This is a grand ideal, but I wonder if it’s truer in theory than in reality. There are thousands of universities in America that offer the op...

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