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Perkins Loan renewal fails on Senate Floor

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2017

Filed under National News, News

The Federal Perkins Loan Program, which provides financial aid to half a million low-income university students, 1,213 of whom are University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students, has failed in the U.S. Senate. Four members o...

Puerto Rico without power

September 26, 2017

Filed under National News, News, Outside the Nest

All of Puerto Rico is without power following Hurricane Maria,  which hit landfall last Wednesday. The  island was devastated by the storm, and continues to suffer from intense flooding and washouts. Puerto Rico hasn’t seen ...

Students, officials respond to Equifax hack

Brad Allen, Managing Editor

September 20, 2017

Filed under National News, News

Students and faculty who are wondering whether it’s over-the-top to change all their passwords and check their credit accounts for potential fraudulent actions might be relieved to know it’s actually the first of many step...

Florida Gov. Rick Scott  declares a state of emergency

September 5, 2017

Filed under National News, News, Outside the Nest

Florida Gov. Rick Scott  declared a state of emergency in all 67 counties throughout the state, as Hurricane Irma is upgraded to a Category 5 storm as of Tuesday afternoon.  The storm is being tracked northeast of the Caribbean on a ...

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