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Local attorney looks to help renters with landlord issues

February 16, 2011

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Brian Schuk wasn’t really a big renter as a student at UW-Milwaukee. He was fortunate enough to have parents who owned housing, allowing him to reside in their facilities as a renter. Until he attended graduate school at...

Kilar family moves forward

February 16, 2011

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It was a race too close to call, and one that ended on a disappointing note for many supporters of “Treyton Kilar’s Field of Dreams.” The project was edged out at the last minute to receive a $250,000 Pepsi Refresh grant...

Upham Hall flood damages computer labs, reaches elevators

February 16, 2011

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Floods are usually caused by heavy downpours leading to overflowing of bodies of water onto land that is normally not covered by water. This was partially true last Wednesday night in Upham Hall. After a 2.5-inch water m...

Walker’s proposed budget repair bill could affect UW-W faculty, staff

February 16, 2011

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Gov. Scott Walker expects the budget repair bill he proposed last Friday to be voted on by the end of this week. Walker’s bill, intended to help the $3.6 billion budget deficit the state faces, would remove state and local...

Dionne an inspiration to all people

February 16, 2011

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The stands in the Williams Center pool are packed with spectators anxiously awaiting the start of the Warhawks’ swim meet. Students fill whole sections to cheer on their friends. Parents fight to get the best seats so they...

Classes on schedule after flood tears through Upham Hall

February 9, 2011

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One day after a flood ripped through Upham Hall Wednesday night due to a water pipe bursting, all classes are being held as scheduled in the building. However, two general access computer labs are not accessible as of Thursday...

Whitewater loses an icon: Kachel a ‘giant’ in the community

February 9, 2011

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David Kachel’s lasting impact on the community stretches much farther than UW-Whitewater. The self-described “small-town businessman” found DLK Enterprises in 1957. Beginning with the Hawk Bowl in 1959, the company ...

Whitewater loses an icon: Kachel was key asset to campus development

February 9, 2011

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As buildings and different aspects of campus are upgraded, some may wonder where the money comes from to construct such things during tough economical times. While state and national governments face massive debts, UW-Whit...

City plowed 2,100 tons of snow

February 9, 2011

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Snow cleanup in the city of Whitewater after last week’s blizzard went better than normal, City Manager Kevin Brunner said. “I think it really went well,” Brunner said. “I usually get a number of complaints [and] I...

Students can protect information

February 9, 2011

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Information regarding the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 was sent out to all UW-Whitewater university e-mails to remind students of their rights. “FERPA is important because it gives students certain rights...

Online courses provide flexibility, cost recovery

February 9, 2011

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More traditional and non-traditional UW-Whitewater students are enrolling in online courses largely because of the advancements in technology and flexible scheduling. According to Director of Admissions Jodi Hare there ar...

Campus meal plan cost to increase

February 9, 2011

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Student Service Program Manager Thomas Pellizzi and University Center Director Bob Barry presented the UW-Whitewater Dining Services budget at the Whitewater Student Government meeting on Monday. The budget was built on ...

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