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Property tax pending council approval

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2017

Filed under Local News, News

City of Whitewater residents will see an increase in the property tax mill rate in the fiscal year of 2018, should the Common Council approve the budget in the form it was presented at the Nov. 7 meeting. Several operation...

One dead in two- vehicle crash

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

November 15, 2017

Filed under Local News, News

A Janesville man is dead following a two vehicle car crash on Sunday. Around 3:59 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, 28-year-old Brandon Lee Garecht was headed east on U.S. Highway 12 when he attempted to pass several vehicles in a no ...

The Great War lecture series and nationalism

Nathan Kober, News Writer

November 15, 2017

Filed under Campus News, News

Associate Professor of Languages and Literature Hala Ghoneim spoke about the history of Arab nationalism and World War I on Monday, November 13. The lecture was part of the Fairhaven Lecture Series: Reflections on the Great War...

UW System restructuring official

Nicole Aimone, News Editor

November 15, 2017

Filed under Campus News, News, State News

The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents voted to continue forward with the restructuring of the University of Wisconsin-Systems during a Nov. 9 meeting at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Chancellor Beverly Kopper a...

University Center power outage resolved within minutes

November 10, 2017

Filed under Campus News

The University Center went dark for a few minutes this morning before an apparent power outage was resolved. University Center Facilities Coordinator Jay Craggs said a circuit breaker was tripped but was repaired “almost i...

Madison artist honors vets with exhibit

Hannah Schultz, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2017

Filed under Campus News, carousel, News

Artist James Gill thinks some stories should never be forgotten. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater University Center’s Roberta A. Fiskum Art Gallery is featuring Gill’s portraits of Wisconsin veterans and their storie...

No more ‘kitten’ around

Nathan Kober, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under carousel, Local News, News

More than 50 cats will soon be able to return to their shelter in downtown Whitewater that was evacuated after a fire at Rosa’s Pizza at 180 W. Main St. on Oct. 7. The shelter, Touched by a Paw, is located in the back of the vin...

UW-W professor teaches war poetry

Nathan Kober, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under Campus News, News

Professor of Languages and Literature John McGuigan presented To Do and Die: World War I Poetry and the End of Victorian Progress Oct. 9, as part of the lecture series Reflections on the Great War, which runs through November at ...

Alleged armed robbery reported

Nicole Aimone, News Editor

November 1, 2017

Filed under Campus News, carousel, Local News, News

An alleged armed robbery was reported to University Police, on SundayOct. 29. The alleged crime happened at the intersection of West Starin Road and North Prairie Street at approximately between mid- night and 1:30 a.m. The...

Emergency Funding coming soon

Brenda Echeverria, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Filed under Campus News, News

Life is full of unexpected surprises, and something always happens at the worst time. However, for some low income undergraduate students, surprises sometimes come in the form of unpleasant financial surprises, which then pose huge...

How you can change life today

Ross Guyette, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Filed under Campus News, News

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day has passed, but your chance to make an impact remains.  University of Wisconsin Whitewater is trying to bring awareness to a big issue impacting each of us. The issue of improperly dis...

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