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Parking violations painful for students

March 8, 2011

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Recent statistics show that students, faculty and staff don’t always follow the rules when it comes to parking legally. After all, parking services issues about 16,000 parking tickets each year and about 100 per day during the...

Chancellor holds listening session regarding budget address

March 2, 2011

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Chancellor Richard Telfer addressed UW-Whitewater faculty and staff this morning regarding the governor’s budget repair bill and the 2012-13 biennial budget.  Telfer said the UW System is calling for a $250 million reduction...

Cost Cutters remodels salon

March 2, 2011

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Cost Cutters, located at 1139 W. Main St., remodeled its store three weeks ago, spending roughly $40,000 to upgrade its facilities. The project began on Jan. 31 and ended Feb. 10, closing business for 10 days. “It did affect business...

Lawyer handles landlords, other issues

March 2, 2011

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Like many university students who have experienced issues with their landlords, Chad Buehler was no exception. Buehler attended undergraduate school at UW-Madison, where he often faced frustrating issues with his landlord. Acco...

Professor wins grant to study cancer cells

March 2, 2011

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Christopher Veldkamp, assistant professor of chemistry, was awarded the Academic Research Enhancement Award by the National Institutes of Health to fund the research of cancer cells spreading throughout the body. Veldkamp applied for the ...

Education program provides distinct training

March 2, 2011

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The College of Education recently gained national recognition from the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Council from Exceptional Children, as part of their blended program. “Early childhood progra...

Student hit by car on Main Street

March 1, 2011

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A UW-Whitewater student was struck by a car at the intersection of Main Street and Whiton Street Tuesday afternoon. Senior Chris ONeil said he was crossing Main Street at the Whiton Street crosswalk when he was “nudged”...

New businesses experience ups and downs

March 1, 2011

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As many local businesses expand in a time of economic recovery, three of the newest Whitewater businesses have had mixed results trying to establish their operations. Qdoba Mexican Grill, Maurices and Beijing Buffet, all lo...

Wynn, Nass help budget-repair bill pass through assembly

February 26, 2011

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Rep. Evan Wynn, R-Whitewater, and Rep. Steve Nass, R-Whitewater, were two of the 51 Republicans who voted to pass Gov. Scott Walker’s budget-repair bill on Friday. The bill passed through the assembly with a vote of 51-17, with...

Former UW-W athlete discusses eating disorders

February 23, 2011

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For three years, UW-Whitewater graduate Mary Donohoo seemed to follow the same pattern every day. When she woke up in the morning, the first thing she did was pull the covers off herself to check the size of her stomach. If...

Free tax help offered on campus

February 23, 2011

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Students, faculty and staff who meet certain income requirements and are looking for a cost-free alternative to many tax-preparation businesses can attend the tax assistance workshops held in Hyland Hall. The IRS Volunteer...

Organization welcomes open discussion

February 23, 2011

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The Secular Student Alliance of Whitewater opened its doors on campus last November to empower and encourage students to discuss their views, beliefs and opinions. SSA co-president and senior Nellie Meaney said the organization...

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