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WSG to act on ways to better student education and life overall

WSG to act on ways to better student education and life overall

Carina Lopez, Assistant Campus News Editor October 17, 2021

A laptop purchase program and a strategic plan to combat sexual misconduct were presented in last week’s Whitewater Student Government meeting. The two-year preparation of the Act Establishing a UW-Whitewater...

Whitewater Student Government starts the New Year with a unanimous resolution supporting pandemic health mandates at the Jan. 25 meeting.

WSG: The pandemic is not partisan

Carina Lopez Quintero, News Editor January 31, 2021

The Whitewater Student Government (WSG) unanimously passed a bill titled Resolution of Support for Wisconsin COVID-19 Protections during the first meeting of the semester Jan. 25. Governor Tony Evers...

WSG hosts Battleground Wisconsin

Danny Grisanzio, Assistant News Editor November 11, 2019

The Whitewater Student Government (WSG) held a political panel with Republican and Democratic state legislators on Wednesday, Nov. 6 in Old Main Ballroom of the University Center. The visiting politicians...

WSG tackles pronoun usage bill

Olivia Storey, News Editor September 24, 2019

The Whitewater Student Government (WSG) proposed a piece of legislation regarding pronoun usage for students at UW-W to their floor on Monday, Sept. 16. The bill was submitted by Ethan Hoeppner, the director...

Welcome Madam WSG President

Welcome Madam WSG President

Savannah Hernandez, Assistant News Editor September 16, 2019

Recently confirmed Student Body President for the Whitewater Student Government (WSG) Jen Purcell plans to bring new initiatives to campus. Purcell and Vice President Alex Ostermann found out what students...

Rock county senator joins WSG

Rock county senator joins WSG

Nicole Aimone, Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2019

Jacob Taylor, a freshman at UW-Whitewater at Rock County will be representing both Whitewater and Rock County campuses through his new position on WSG. “I’m eager to get into the flow of things,”...

WSG keeps students warm this winter

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor February 7, 2019

With the temperature and wind chill reaching the negatives this week and winter truly beginning to set in, warm gear is a must for any student walking to work or class. But when Jen Purcell, the director...

WSG recognizes busy, successful semester

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor December 10, 2018

Passionate, inspirational, resourceful, supportive and inclusive. Among others, these were the leading qualities acknowledged by awards given at the 2018 Fall Faculty and Staff Recognition Reception....

WSG supports survivors, chancellor

Killian Jauch, News Editor November 5, 2018

Whitewater Student Government has unanimously passed two resolutions on an investigation involving former associate to the chancellor Alan Hill and his relationship with Chancellor Beverly Kopper. Senators...

photo by Ivan Pomeroy / Staff Photographer

WSG holds open listening session

Killian Jauch, News Editor October 8, 2018

Whitewater Student Government (WSG) held a listening session Sept. 27, inviting students to express concerns they had about the university. Many members of WSG attended, and close to 20 other students...

Parking concerns addressed at WSG

Killian Jauch, News Editor September 24, 2018

   University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Police Services Chief Matthew Kiederlen and Vice Chancellor of Administrative Affairs Grace Crickette attended the Whitewater Student Government (WSG) meeting Sept....

WSG presidential candidate Pasan Samaranayake, right, with running mate Marco Marquez.

Samaranayake, Marquez aim for WSG leadership

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor April 6, 2018

Pasan Samaranayake could be the next Whitewater Student Government (WSG) president. The junior economics major is running against incumbent candidate Tom Kind in the presidential election, which ends Friday,...

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