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Education program provides distinct training

March 2, 2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Softball complex to receive new building for 2012 season

February 23, 2011

The Board of Regents finalized a $650,000 construction project with the building commission last week to enhance the current softball complex. The project will include a two-level building, Athletic Director Paul Plinske said. The...

UW-Madison proposal could affect other four year campuses

February 23, 2011

The possibility of UW-Madison breaking off from the UW System could have ripple, if not wave, effects on UW-Whitewater. This was one of a few things discussed at a meeting with Gov. Scott Walker that included many top officials...

Class looks to help educate teenage Afghani girls

February 23, 2011

To most Americans, going through middle and high school is part of the norm. To children in many impoverished countries, schooling is somewhat of a dream. Senior Megan Kiehl and junior Carly Viso, who are part of the “Current...

Faculty, staff ‘appalled’ by bill

February 23, 2011

Some UW-Whitewater faculty and staff have written a statement about Gov. Scott Walker’s budget-repair bill. The statement was sent out last Wednesday. The statement says faculty and staff are “appalled” by Walker’s...

Protesters swarm Capitol

February 22, 2011

Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget-repair bill has spawned protests and demonstrations almost everywhere in the state, including at the Capitol building, most UW System schools and even outside state legislators’ houses.   ...

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