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A walk in non-traditional shoes

November 9, 2011

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I found it quite ironic that I received a small taste of what non-traditional life is really like just a few days before Non-traditional Student Recognition Week, which runs from Nov. 7 to Nov. 13. Let me tell you, it was much more diffi...

TOMS Campus Club raises awareness through shoe donation

November 9, 2011

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“I wanted to spread the idea that TOMS are more than just cool shoes, it’s a movement to make the world a better place.” These are the aspirations of Erin Edmunds, a junior at UW-Whitewater, who started the TOMS Campus Club ...

Benefits of Participation

November 9, 2011

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By Cassie Schenck This year’s homecoming resulted in 53 different organizations participating in the different festivities revolving around the theme “Lights, Camera, Homecoming.” Each year the possible themes are brainstormed by the homecoming commit...

College House Hunting 101

November 9, 2011

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By Mimi Ramirez Just a month ago, I began searching for my first house. I currently live in a university-owned apartment, but decided I was ready to finally move off campus. Luckily for me, three of the four girls I intend to live with next year have already b...

Crossword Puzzle Answers 11-9

November 9, 2011

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ACROSS 3. Owl 5. Silo 6. Alice 8. Separate 9. Otter 10. Talent 11. Lobe 14. Zombie 15. Pablo 18. Roar 19. Depp DOWN 1. Pine 2. Bee 3. Orange 4. Overtime 7. Koala 12. Boa ...

Dia de los Muertos Celebration

November 2, 2011

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Whether you are hitting the town in your best costume or trick-or-treating from door to door, Halloween seems to be on the mind of every student during fall. Though for some, a different holiday is to be celebrated as well. The...

Take a Break! November

November 2, 2011

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As November approaches and the intensity of class work hits a high, the desire for a well-deserved break becomes more needed than ever. RATING SCALE *        Not distracting **      A little distracting ***...

Crossword Puzzle Answers 11-2

November 2, 2011

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ACROSS 2. Tenor 5. Ladle 6. Rubik 7. Uranus 9. Ace 10. Soda 13. Glance 14. Pen 17. Slam 18. Operation 19. Kenya DOWN 1. Cleat 2. Terror 3. Tarot 4. Pancake 8. Siren 11. Anthem...

Kim Bauer-Hillison’s non-traditional life

November 2, 2011

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Non-traditional student, Kimberly “Kim” Bauer-Hillison, is single and without children, but is still considered different from the 800 other non-traditional students at UW-Whitewater. At the age of 25, she isn’t exempt...

HOMECOMING DANCE 2011

October 27, 2011

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The Whitewater homecoming dance was held in the Hamilton room of the University Center on Monday Oct. 24th.  Photos by Anna Lutze.

Consider This! Jealousy in Relationships

October 26, 2011

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My girlfriend swears that nothing is going on between her and her best guy-friend, and I can’t help but feel jealous at their sometimes flirty relationship. Every time I bring it up we end up fighting. How do I handle the sit...

Homecoming Window Painting

October 26, 2011

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Homecoming 2011 Window Painting Photos by Andrew Smith Winners: Student Organization Division 1st place: Zeta Phi Eta (Bucket List) 2nd place: LU (X-Men) 3rd place: Tau Phi Lambda (Wizard of Oz) Residence Hall Division ...

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