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Hawk Squad welcomes students

September 11, 2014


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By Amanda Ramierz Sept. 10, 2014 They were the ones who greeted you with a smiling face as you walked on campus for the first time. They were the friendly helping hands during class registration at Plan-It Purple, the ones who aided you in painting Warhawk Drive purple during Club U-Dub-Dub, and...

Shop in Whitewater, be trend thrifty

April 30, 2014


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  April 30, 2014 Attending college in a small town can often mean scarce shopping options, but this is not true in downtown Whitewater. Quaint shops offer a diverse range of products and can offer residents exactly what they are looking for or make for a fun Saturday afternoon in town. Shop...

SAGE joins Earth Week

SAGE joins Earth Week

April 23, 2014


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Organizations unite to provide conservation and sustainability events to the campus, community April 23, 2014 By Amanda Ramirez   Reduce, reuse, recycle is a mantra familiar to those concerned with sustainability of the Earth. As Earth Day arrives, students can learn ways to reduce their...

Habitat volunteers time, effort to help out

April 9, 2014


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  April 9, 2014 By Amanda Ramirez   An old proverb, “Home is where the heart is” associates home with comfort, warmth and love. Unfortunately, this is not true for many Americans. According to the UW-Whitewater Habitat for Humanity website, the number of families in poverty...

Research day provides life experience

March 18, 2014


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  March 19, 2014 By Amanda Ramirez   After attending a college or university for four years, students complete about 120 hours of credit in the classroom. Various assignments and lectures equip students with knowledge that can one day be applied to a career of their choice. However,...

Campus faiths unite to educate

Campus faiths unite to educate

March 12, 2014


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  March 12, 2014 by Amanda Ramirez   The first interactive House of Worship tour allows students and community members an opportunity to experience three religions within a few hours. Several campus religious organizations will host a free Whitewater House of Worship tour from...

Marine’s new mission: Brave rough waters

Marine’s new mission: Brave rough waters

March 5, 2014


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  March 5, 2014 By Amanda Ramirez   Many Americans recognize “Semper Fi” as the motto of the U.S. Marine Corps., but not everyone knows the meaning of the phrase. Semper Fidelis is a Latin term that translates to “always faithful.” U.S. Marine Nic Doucette, a junior at UW-...

Hawk Squad influences new students

February 20, 2014


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  Feb. 20, 2014 by Amanda Ramirez   They were the ones who greeted you with a smiling face as you walked on campus for the first time. They were the friendly helping hands during class registration at Plan-it Purple. The ones who aided you in painting Warhawk Drive purple during...

Seniors share life wisdom

January 29, 2014


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  Jan. 29, 2014 By Amanda Ramirez   Experience is the best teacher. Many people have heard this age-old proverb from instructors and relatives throughout their lives. College enriches students with not only academic preparation, but also with experiences that can be applied to...

Safer Sex Drive returns to campus, anonymous HIV testing available

November 29, 2013


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  Nov. 29, 2013 By Amanda Ramirez   According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are more than 1 million Americans living with HIV. More than 250,000 of them do not even know it. On Tuesday Dec. 3 the PB Poorman Pride Resource Center will host the Safer Sex...

Getting to a healthy lifestyle

Getting to a healthy lifestyle

October 23, 2013


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  By Amanda Ramirez   Last Wednesday, 1,050 students learned how to live a healthier lifestyle at the 2013 Wellness Fair. “When we think about wellness, we think about working out and eating healthy, but there is so much more to it,” said Whitney Henley, UW-Whitewater wellness...

Bridging the gap between cultures

Bridging the gap between cultures

September 18, 2013


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By Amanda Ramirez Nicholas Kliminski, a senior elementary education major, had a goal to speak the three most spoken languages in the world: English, Mandarin Chinese and Spanish. After previously studying in Buenos Aires, Argentina for one month, Kliminski said he felt proficient in Spanish. He then decided to continue his Ch...

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