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Origami, paper art inspires creativity Students, faculty employ artistic abilities in art workshop

Sutton Rettig, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017

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As chilly autumn nights approach the Wisconsin area, residents seeking creative and social stimulation showcased their skills with origami art and paper-based crafts the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater's Geometric Paperwall Ar...

Second Salem improves spirits with haunted tour

Lauren Fedorovich, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017

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The third annual Spirit Tour will take place on Friday Oct. 13 and Saturday Oct. 14. and costs $40.The tour begins at the Fuzzy Pig for appetizers and presentations on local lore, a stop at Second Salem Brewing Company and a gui...

Colorful gallery entices viewers

Lauren Fedorovich, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

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“Parsing Charm and Romancing Sameness” by Robert Zondag showcases a variety of techniques this week on wall-hangings in Roberta’s Art Gallery in the University Center. Zondags work showcases a variety of beautiful painting...

WAA promotes cultural and artistic diversity

Hannah Maes, Arts and Rec Editor

October 3, 2017

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The Cultural Arts Center (CAC) is an important part of the art community in Whitewater, as they promote cultural diversity and host a variety of creative events. The CAC is the historical building located at 402 West Main Stre...

Half way across the world

Half way across the world

September 26, 2017

Tips for planning overseas ventures on student budget

Hannah Maes, Arts & Rec Editor

September 19, 2017

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Let’s face it, we’re all completely broke. Whether we realize it or not, our financial abilities as college students are limited, but that shouldn’t stop us from living out our youth to the fullest. Everyone wants to se...

Main Street Festival aims to expand musical horizons

Sutton Rettig, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

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Following Daya’s performance at this past week’s welcome concert, many students might be feeling an itch of wanting to see more live music. Whitewater’s Main Street Festival will take place Saturday, Sept.16, and will featu...

Interactive art defines the contemporary style

Ashley McCallum, Co Editor-in-Chief

May 2, 2017

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While preparing for our anticipated field trip to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago (MCA), I heard the current featured exhibit was based around a world renowned dancer and choreographer, Merce Cunningham. I became immediately...

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