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Campus Special offers iPhone app

September 8, 2011

Campus Special is offering students a new way to save money at local businesses this fall. The nation's largest provider of coupon books for college students, Campus Special, is introducing the Campus Special App for Android...

Student death over summer ruled accidental by officials

September 8, 2011

Investigators ruled the death of a 20-year-old UW-Whitewater student found at the bottom of a limestone quarry accidental. The body of Mark Wegener was found on May 30 in the Whitewater Limestone Quarry, nearly a mile from...

Otterbacher offered permanent position as Whitewater chief

September 8, 2011

Interim Police Chief Lisa Otterbacher is expected to be approved by the Common Council to serve as Whitewater’s permanent chief of police. The offer to Otterbacher was conditional and she had to first undergo a series of...

City councilman facing two felony charges

September 8, 2011

According to the Wisconsin Circuit System, the trial against a Whitewater alderman has yet to be concluded. District 2 Councilman Javonni M. Butler, 22, is facing two felony charges after allegedly selling marijuana to a confidential...

Kilar’s Field of Dreams back at-bat

September 8, 2011

Losing the life of a loved one is never easy to handle. The pain, suffering and sadness can be overwhelming at times. For the Kilar family, it’s no different. But there are a few things that have somewhat eased the pain for...

Ceremony planned to remember 9/11

September 8, 2011

Dust and debris. Screams and sobs. The replayed footage of the World Trade Center tumbling down like a stack of Jenga blocks on Sept. 11, 2001, is a memory that will forever live on. The world has mourned the loss of many...

Budget prompts tuition hike

September 8, 2011

Tuition rates have increased 5.5 percent for the 2011-2012 school year at UW-Whitewater due to the state’s proposed budget to limit spending. Effective this fall, students will pay an extra $322 annually for their tuition....

Transfer students locked out of campus housing

July 21, 2011

With the growing number of incoming freshmen at UW-Whitewater each year, students transferring or re-applying will no longer be able to live in the student dorms. “We have more students now than we did last year ... we're...

UW-W student’s body found near city limits

May 30, 2011

UW-Whitewater junior Mark Wegener's body was found this morning by searchers after he had gone missing early Saturday morning. The 20-year-old Merton native was found in the Whitewater Limestone Quarry after attending a party...

UW-W junior missing since early Saturday morning

May 30, 2011

Junior Mark Wegener has been missing since 1 a.m. early Saturday morning after attending a party on Boone Court and Center Street, a friend close to the situation said. Wegener, a Merton native, was last heard from at 1:42...

Fischer Hall shutting down for 2011-12 academic year

May 11, 2011

The next few years will mark drastic changes in on-campus housing as Fischer Hall is planned to go offline for renovations throughout the 2011-2012 academic year, Director of University Housing Frank Bartlett said. Well...

Council increases budget for police chief search

May 11, 2011

When former Police Chief Jim Coan resigned his position in early March, the Police Commission was left with the proposition of finding his replacement. While the commission could hire Interim Police Chief Lisa Otterbacher,...

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