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Event promotes health

Event promotes health

March 5, 2014

  Community Wellfest encourages healthy practices, activities March 5, 2014 By Amanda Ong   It’s time for the annual UW-Whitewater W3 Wellfest: a chance for the community to be active and experience different health activities at absolutely no cost. The event is set for...

Zumba: A new way to stay fit

Zumba: A new way to stay fit

October 15, 2013

    By Amanda Ong   Enter the Kachel Center studio on a Wednesday night and you will hear the rhythm of pulsing music and see a room full of dancers following the intricate steps of Zumba. Kristina Hamm is a senior studying accounting at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater....

Someone to rely on

Someone to rely on

September 17, 2013

International students have peer mentors they can count on to help adjust to life in America, learn the school system and more   By Amanda Ong It was a beautiful Wednesday afternoon. The sun was shining along with a cool breeze. Two friends gathered and shared a unique relationship tha...

Dining Services reacts to sanitation rumors

Dining Services reacts to sanitation rumors

March 12, 2013

  Director stresses importance of food safety, foodborne illnesses  The rumors are spreading like wild fire. An infamous Facebook page, UW-Whitewater Confessions, has students worried about the sanitation of UW-Whitewater Dining Services. Ann Rakowiecki, marketing director of UW-Whitewater ...

When one ride changes a life forever

When one ride changes a life forever

March 6, 2013

  Three men on the wheelchair basketball team share their stories of becoming disabled.  Many students walk to class and climb stairs everyday. But what happens when those abilities are taken away in the blink of an eye? Freshman David Fleming, junior John Piazza, and freshman Sam White kn...

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