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Four students persue musical dreams

October 20, 2011

Four students with different majors and different reasons for picking up their respective instruments all have one thing in common: dedication for their crafts. Because of this dedication, practice and performance takes up almost eve...

Art exhibit showcases diversity

October 18, 2011

A new exhibit coming to the Crossman Gallery at UW-Whitewater will bring a distinct international flavor along with it. “Across the Divide” will feature works from 24 different Chinese artists, and the faculty organize...

Jazz organization hosts swing dance lessons

October 16, 2011

The student organization Wi-Jen (Wisconsin Chapter of Jazz Educators Network) is holding a swing dance at 7 p.m. on Oct. 18 in the UC Ballroom. Senior Nicole Heling is the president of the organization. “Wi-Jen is ...

Quick decision influences life of music

October 14, 2011

Nancy Hart, like all of us, has made a lot of seemingly insignificant choices in her lifetime. For Hart, one decision that didn’t seem very important at the time has turned out to be extremely significant. “W...

Young auditorium awarded Wisconsin grant

October 13, 2011

Young Auditorium was awarded a significant state grant in September that will be used for the current 2011-2012 season. “Of all the grants we apply for every year the Wisconsin Arts Board is the most prestigious and difficult,”...

Celebrating 25 Homecomings

October 11, 2011

“It’s a nice snapshot of the history of UW-Whitewater,” Homecoming Steering Committee Co-adviser Jan Bilgen said. For current students, it’s a chance to see homecoming traditions of another era. For alumni...

Daniels to bring laughs to Down Under

October 6, 2011

Tired from a dull day of classes, boring lectures, and roommates that could just drive a person up a wall? Come down to the University Center’s Down Under for a night of comedic relief with Chad Daniels at 8 p.m. on Thursday....

Theatre department debuts first show

October 5, 2011

In the hopes of creating a good first impression with students and staff, the theatre department has chosen “Glengarry Glen Ross” to be its first production of the year, debuting at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 11. “We chose this...

Love of music spurs saxophonist

October 5, 2011

Emily Van Veen’s senior recital is coming up soon, and even though she had a relatively late start playing the saxophone, it’s been on her mind since she was still in diapers. “I’ve been interested in the saxophone f...

Vocal faculty prepares for night of opera

October 2, 2011

Get ready for a night at the opera. The Music Mosaics concert series is having its first show solely featuring music from the opera. Lecturer Brian Leeper, the voice coordinator at UW-Whitewater, is the organizer and also a...

TV station looks forward to make-over

September 30, 2011

Change is a scary and avoided obstacle that a lot of individuals and organizations fear to approach. For UW-Whitewater’s cable TV station, it is a necessity and something to look forward to. This year, the cable TV station has been goi...

Silent night at the movies

September 29, 2011

It is not often people get to see a silent movie the way it was originally intended to be seen, but the klezmer band Yid Vicious will allow students and community members to experience this rare performance Based out of Madison,...

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