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Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks on campus

March 29, 2011

Photos By Mike Gouvion & Giovanny Lopez

Student government presidential elections happening this week

March 25, 2011

Whitewater Student Government will have its annual presidential elections 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday in the University Center. Sophomore Patrick Johnson, a bachelor of the arts major and entrepreneurship minor,...

Staff member running marathon to raise money

March 15, 2011

Inspired by members of the Delta Zeta sorority at their 5K race in 2009, iCIT staff member Thomas Paull has decided to compete in the Boston Marathon April 18. Delta Zeta was raising money for the Painted Turtle Camp, which...

Jessica’s Family Restaurant expanding in current location

March 15, 2011

A restaurant knows it’s doing something right if it is able to expand in a down economy. Jessica’s Family Restaurant, expecting more business in the future, will expand its current space into a building next door. ...

Earthquake, tsunami hit home

March 15, 2011

When an earthquake is strong enough to be read on a seismometer half way across the world, it’s obvious millions of people will be affected.   Whether it was the 8.9 magnitude earthquake centered just off the east...

Zimride launched at UW-W

March 15, 2011

In an effort to become a more sustainable campus and eliminate a few problems, UW-Whitewater launched a car-sharing network called Zimride Monday. Senior Chad Neerhof, university services director for Whitewater Student Government,...

Capital budget includes money for Carlson Hall renovation

March 15, 2011

Gov. Scott Walker has proposed spending $1.1 billion in his capital budget on building projects over the next two years, including $17 million to renovate Carlson Hall. Walker’s proposal would be a 28.8 percent decrease from...

Proposed budget affects university, city

March 8, 2011

From $834 million in cuts to K-12 education to putting hundreds of millions of dollars into state highway projects, most people, businesses and cities could be greatly affected by Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget, including...

UW-W students attend conference to build resume

March 8, 2011

Ninety-one UW-Whitewater students attended a Lightning Round speed-interviewing session and resume review event Feb. 22 to get insight on their interview skills and to get feedback on their resumes. The Business Marketing Association...

Working on sustainability key for environmental award

March 8, 2011

The Whitewater community is now accepting nominations for the Fourth Annual Whitewater Environmental Achievement Award. The awards, given by UW-Whitewater, recognize nominees who have made contributions in the environment by...

City police chief submits letter of resignation

March 8, 2011

Whitewater Police Chief Jim Coan announced his plan to retire last Friday, effective March 19. In his letter of resignation to City Manager Kevin Brunner, Jim Coan said it was a “distinct honor and privilege” to serve as...

Local man starts new custom bike-building shop

March 8, 2011

    John Sotherland, owner of BicycleWise & Sports Fitness in Whitewater, launched a custom bicycle building shop last month. Sotherland Custom Bicycles was launched on Feb. 28 at the National Handbuilt Bicycle Show in Aus...

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