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Roherty breaks personal record at Boston Marathon

April 20, 2011

Sophomore Michael Roherty ran the Boston Marathon on Monday at a time of 2:52:07, breaking his personal record. Roherty’s tentative goal for this marathon was to run under 3:00. At the Chicago Marathon last fall, Roherty r...

Organization using classroom lessons to help children in third-world countries

April 20, 2011

Last year, APICS, an operations management organization, supported the construction of an orphanage in Southern India. Sameer Prasad, professor of operations and supply chain management, said APICS is a networking organization...

Raising awareness, one drop at a time

April 20, 2011

“There is no substitute for water, and it is taken very much for granted.” This is the thought that led Associate Professor of Finance & Business Law Linda Reid to become involved with the Milwaukee Water Council the...

Where did those new benches come from?

April 13, 2011

Although it may be difficult to encourage college students to recycle on campus, this may get easier with the university’s two new environment-friendly additions that are made out of recycled milk jugs. The new benches in...

UW-W recognizes Earth Day with week of events

April 13, 2011

UW-Whitewater will recognize Earth Day with a week’s worth of events beginning next Tuesday. This year, Earth Day falls on April 22, which is also Good Friday. Due to the mandatory State of Wisconsin furlough day, the campus...

Team Lisa, the irresistible force

April 13, 2011

For three months, Lisa Panici was living on this campus carefree. Her worries were nothing out of the ordinary for a freshman in college. She had tests to study for, and homework to finish, while also trying to balance the rigors...

Run to benefit MS Society

April 13, 2011

Amy Edmonds didn’t see it coming. She was a healthy, in-shape 27-year-old woman and a member of the National Guard. How could she be affected by multiple sclerosis, a disease that has affected more than 2.1 million people...

Sophomore preparing for top competition at Boston Marathon

April 13, 2011

Most students wouldn’t consider a 20-mile run on the weekend very much fun. For sophomore Michael Roherty, though, the weekend run, along with various other weekly runs, is necessary. Roherty, a special education major, is...

University retirements increase, resignations drastically decrease

April 13, 2011

Many know the budget changes Gov. Scott Walker has proposed over the last few months have great effects on state employees, including faculty and staff here at UW-Whitewater. As rumors fly about possible retirements and departures...

Court Reports from March 30

April 12, 2011

To see the court reports from the Whitewater Municipal Court, click here. (PDF version)...

Olsen cruises in only contested local race

April 5, 2011

In the only contested local race Tuesday, incumbent Jim Olsen was re-elected as the District 1 common council representative, defeating political newcomer Michael LeBlanc by a vote of 418-134. Olsen, 53, called the voter turnout...

Fitzpatrick’s products worn nationwide

April 5, 2011

For most college students, running your own business is something you dream about doing one day. For junior Michael Fitzpatrick, it’s more than just a dream; it’s a reality, and a successful reality at that. Fitzpatrick...

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