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Fighting illness on campus

Alex Goodwin- Salas, Lifestyle Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

The winter season is a time for holidays and family, but it is also a time for illness. As it quickly approaches, everyone on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus should know where to be treated and how to prevent illness. Students around campus also have remedies of their own when feeling ...

Fire breaks out at apartment complex near campus

Firefighter's work to contain the fire at University Gardens on Nov. 9

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

November 9, 2016

A four-alarm fire at the apartment building University Gardens on 370 N. Tratt St. has been contained after more than 20 fire departments rushed to the scene. According to FOX6 News, officials with the Fort Atkinson Fire Department received initial reports that there were residents trapped on the...

Dea Ellie: Budgeting

Ellie Weidner, Lifestyle Editor

November 2, 2016

Dear Ellie, I just can’t seem to get a tight hold on my wallet! Money just keeps falling out of it and into cash registers! I’m on a fixed allowance from my parents, but it never seems to be enough! Please Help!!!!! Addie W. Dear Addie W.,         Well lucky for you, I am here for any...

DIY Patriotic Drinks for Election

Kate Larson, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

It’s been a hot campaign for presidency this election. The stage is set for a winner to be elected Let’s get together and simmer down with a (berry) patriotic cocktail. Stars 1 part vodka 1 part triple sec 2 parts blue curacao Top off with lemon-lime soda Fill a pint glass with ice. Add t...

DIY: Apple Dumplings

Jordan Barker, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016

Nothing says fall like a warm apple dessert that you can share with all of your friends. The Apple Barn is still open with many opportunities of fun. They are no longer picking apples, but there still are apples available for sale. Just because you can’t go apple picking, doesn’t mean you can...

Paranormal team plagues Whitewater triangle

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor

October 27, 2016

Sam Azzaro, junior at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is the leader of The Second Salem Paranormal Investigation Team who searches through paranormal sites that hold various legends and myths. Azzaro was once a part of the Wisconsin Illinois Paranormal Investigation team and has done seven investi...

DIY: Cute Homecoming Shirt

Jordan Barker, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016

People of Whitewater: Craig Schreiner

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor

October 19, 2016

When it comes to the work of photographer Craig Schreiner, words can’t express the sense of community and passion in his work. Schreiner, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater photographer, exerts his talent and passion to create photos so students can later revisit cherished memories. “I never envisione...

Health as a whole: Dreamy do’s & nightly no’s

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor

October 12, 2016

Graphic by Carlie Sue Herrick, graphics editor You know the insufferable, ever-lasting battle you face every night that leaves you in an uneasy regretful state of being. No, I don’t mean your internal debate on whether or not you’re going to go out or not. I’m talking about falling asleep on t...

DIY: Whitewater City Market inspired smoothie

Jordan Barker, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

Trying to live a healthy lifestyle on a limited budget? When buying produce, there is nothing like giving back to the community while getting the best quality product. That’s where Whitewater’s City Market comes in. The City Market was established last year, and it has grown. There are now more t...

DIY: Bring the ‘Black Sheep’ home with ravioli

Alena Purpero, Lifestyle Editor

September 14, 2016

What sets The Black Sheep apart from other restaurants on and off campus is their use of local food and passion for serving wholesome, quality food. “It’s all in the name” says co-owner Lisa Dawsey Smith. “We want to be different,” chef and owner of The Black Sheep, Tyler Sailsbery said ...

Confidence, not cockiness

Alena Purpero 
Multimedia Editor

October 13, 2015

Oct. 13, 2015 Hey you, reading this. You are killing it. You smell nice, your clothes fit great and your hair is doing that thing you like. Okay, so I really have no idea if any of these things apply to you, but if I said it to you in passing, would you believe me? I, for one, know that sometimes when...

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