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NSLS sponsors first blood drive of the year

Charlie Fries, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

February 11, 2019

From the iconic logo to the “I Gave Blood” stickers, the Red Cross is essentially a synonym for giving back. Because the National Society for Leadership and Success here at UW-Whitewater has a similar goal, the pairing of th...

Business gives tips on winter home and car health

Alyssa Brooks, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2019

When the temperature is below zero and classes are cancelled, students automatically think only of how to keep themselves warm. However, most students don’t think that these dangerously low temperatures have effects on their living sp...

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 of marketing and publi...

Involvement Fair helps create student connections

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

February 7, 2019

For many students, college is about finding their own special place on campus, but for some, it’s hard to know exactly where that is. And it was that very struggle that inspired Ron Bucholz, director of the Career and Leadership De...

Student Diversity, Engagement and Success programs plan for new semester

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

January 29, 2019

With the spring semester beginning, the department of Student Diversity, Engagement and Success (SDES) is implementing new advantages for those involved in its programs. The SDES department includes several programs that enhance, ...

Little Free Pantry continues to grow

Charlie Fries, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

January 29, 2019

Kristine Zaballos, creator of the first permanent Little Free Pantry located on Walworth Avenue, has come a long way since starting in 2016 with no more than a dream to help people struggling with day-to-day expenses. “The average user ...

Irvin Young Library uses challenge to connect community readers

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

January 21, 2019

In 2018, the Irvin Young Memorial Library gave readers around the Whitewater community the chance to rally around one goal: to read 1,000 books in a single year. For the staff at the library, like Claire Tidwell, the Makerspace ...

‘Polar Plunge’ fundraiser brings cool twist

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

January 21, 2019

With the cold weather of winter rolling in, some may find it hard to believe that people are willing jump into a cold body of water for any reason, but that’s exactly what many plan to do this February during the ‘Polar Plun...

LEAP workshops teach students, staff tools for success

January 21, 2019

During winter break, some students and staff took a unique opportunity to expand upon their own knowledge through the Liberal Education and America’s Promise run workshops held right on campus. The organization, also known as...

Student organizations stand up against mental health stigma

Charlie Fries, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

December 10, 2018

Though the fall semester is drawing to a close, student organizations have no intention of stopping their generosity, and Active Minds at UW-Whitewater, a nonprofit organization supporting mental health awareness, is no differe...

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