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Canvas shows potential at UW-W

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

December 6, 2017

Filed under Biz & Tech, Technology

Students got their first taste of what’s in store for the switch to Canvas last Tuesday in a seminar designed to garner feedback before the learning management system is implemented next fall. “It was nice to give feed...

Holiday spending is younger and more online

Garret Kluever, Biz and tech Editor

November 29, 2017

Filed under Biz & Tech, Business

The mega deals of Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are winding down but a trend is growing among young consumers. While a majority of consumers, 54%, say they will spend more than they did last year, a survey by the...

Holiday sales shift to newer demographics

Garret Kluever, Biz and tech editor

November 29, 2017

Filed under Biz & Tech, Business

Whitewater shoppers gathered downtown to support local business by buying and visiting their favorite stores. Started by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday encourages consumers to shop at local businesses the...

Students pull all-nighter coding

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

November 15, 2017

Filed under Biz & Tech, Technology

Students pulled an all-nighter Saturday creating video games and computer programs in the spirit of competition for the 2017 Hackathon. Eight teams of students checked in to Hyland Hall for an entire night of coding from 8 p.m. No...

It is never too early to talk about retirement

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

November 15, 2017

Filed under Biz & Tech, Business

On Nov. 16, retirement planner from Fidelity, Bob Intoccia, will be on campus to host a tax shelter annuity enrollment workshop for 403(b) which are retirement plans certain employees of public schools and specific tax-exempt...

UW-W Military Coordinator discusses online recruiting

Garrett Kluever, Biz and Tech Editor

November 8, 2017

Filed under Biz & Tech, Technology

Military recruitment changed greatly over the last decade with the introduction of social media and the easy connections people are capable of making with each other. Richard Harris, the Coordinator of Student Veterans & Milita...

Goodbye D2L, hello Canvas

Goodbye D2L, hello Canvas

November 1, 2017

Local grocery co-op quick growth

Garrett Kluever, Biz and Tech Editor

October 17, 2017

Filed under Biz & Tech, Business

A new grocery co-op movement in Whitewater is quickly gaining attention. The Whitewater Grocery Company will have its first annual owners meeting Oct. 25th. The co-operative surpassed its six month fundraising goal of $37,500 in ...

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