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Letter to the Editor: Standardized testing hinders potential teachers

October 20, 2015

Oct. 20, 2015 Every high school student dreads the day they have to take the ACT or SAT. After taking the test, they walk out of the room with a weight off their shoulders. Unfortunately, when students attend college, many degree programs require them to pass specific standardized tests. When I was...

Free course is first in UW System

Free course is first in UW System

October 16, 2013

By Alexandria Zamecnik   The UW System opened its doors to the world in January, helping more than 2,000 people in 40 different countries, with a brand new online program aimed at creating readiness for college level math courses. UW System’s Math MOOC, or Massive Open Online Course,...

Students vote down redistricting act

November 14, 2012

  The Student Representation Efficiency Act was voted down during the Whitewater Student Government elections held on Oct. 30 and 31. If passed, the act would have resulted in the Drumlin and Esker district being combined into one district, On-Campus. “In the past, we have had to turn...

It’s time for UW-W to raise admission standards

October 19, 2011

Look around you. Our campus is becoming more and more crowded every semester and this fall is no different. This semester, UW-Whitewater has a record enrollment of 11,615 undergraduates. More students at Whitewater will translate to more money for the university. However, the university has to draw...

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