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Formulas of love

Brad Allen, Managing Editor | February 12, 2018

Balancing college coursework, work schedules and a committed relationship hinges upon maintaining close communication, finding common interests and having mutual respect, several students say. When people find out some UW-Whitewater students are still dating their high-school sweethearts, the most common responses are something along the lines of “wow, really?” and “wow, that’s really grea...

A lifelong commitment

Brad Allen, Managing Editor | February 12, 2018

Recruitment week has ended for most local Greek chapters, but the window to join is still wide open. Greek Life organizations on campus are always looking for new members, and with Greek Week beginning Feb. 19, local chapters of fraternities and sororities will sponsor several events to gauge students’ interest in joining, Associate Director of Career & Leadership DEvelopment (CLD) Jan Bi...

Sexual assault a focus of conversation

Catherine Smith, Lifestyle Editor | October 25, 2017

UW-Whitewater is the only university in the state to devote an entire week to sexual assault awareness, said Bryan Thommes, Director of Student Safety for Whitewater Student Government (WSG). The “Its On Us” campaign run Oct. 23-26, featuring a self-defense class, bingo night, documentary film screening and victim vigil. “Last year was WSG’s first initiative to introduce the awareness c...

Christopher Matthews, Staff Writer | October 17, 2017

Students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater can now go behind the scenes with the university administration by utilizing Provost Office Hours. Hosted twice a semester in the lobby of the Center of the Arts, Provost Susan Elrod plans to set up a table and meet face-to-face with students and faculty members to answer questions or hear concerns. Aside from being an administrative figure, Elrod ...

UW-W Diversity Week forum sparks students

Catherine Smith, Lifestyle Editor | October 17, 2017

Evan Halpop The Diversity Week forum has hit the ground running. On Monday, Oct. 16, pARTicpiation forum’s Art Fest began in the UC. This year’s art fest produced various audiences ranging in a wide variety of demographic backgrounds and orientation. The forum presented various demonstrations ranging in artistic butterflies and motivational plaques to the artistic variations of the UW-Whitewat...

Briahna LeFave, Staff Writer | October 10, 2017

You get out your favorite felt tip eyeliner to draw a sultry, fierce cat eye-only to find you left the cap off the night before and you are in desperate need of a new one-like, now. We’ve all been there, I assure you. Going to the drugstore and grabbing the first L’Oreal eyeliner or Maybelline foundation you see is a mundane yet necessary activity for many of us, but have you ever stoppe...

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