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The stories of our youth

The Green Card Youth Voices tells the story of youth immigrants during the last two weeks of October.

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

October 21, 2019

This month, the Andersen Library is sharing the stories of young Wisconsin immigrants during the Green Card Youth Voices exhibit as part of the 2019 Fall Diversity Forum. While the nationwide event, entitled  ‘Green Card Voices’ focuses on people of all ages, the smaller ‘Green Card Youth’ event fo...

Birds of prey take flight at Andersen Library

Birds of prey take flight at Andersen Library

Kelsey Moyer, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2019

Earth Week received a warm and advanced welcome with the Birds of Prey event that was put on by the campus sustainability department as well as Science Outreach. Held in Anderson Library on April 18. Those who attended were able to walk around several tables and learn about various species of birds,...

Closer look at Wisconsin farms

Closer look at Wisconsin farms

Olivia Storey, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019

The traveling exhibit The Lands We Share made its way to Andersen Library this week, showcasing farming and culture across Wisconsin. “This exhibit is the result of collaborative research from faculty and students at four UW campuses (UW-Whitewater, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Milwaukee, and UW-Madison),” said Sarell...

Campus institutions supply stress relief for finals

Campus institutions supply stress relief for finals

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

December 10, 2018

Between late night study sessions and the pressure of getting a good grade, final exams can cause a lot of stress for students – a stress that the staff at the Andersen Library and the University Center hope to alleviate. “The ‘Relaxathon’ is a three-week long initiative, designed to provide...

It’s beginning to look a lot like flu season

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor

December 4, 2018

   Cold and flu season is here but students do not have to fear because campus has got them covered. The University Health & Counseling Services (UHCS) at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater recently held two flu shot clinics Monday Nov. 12 and Wednesday Nov. 28 at Andersen Library for both st...

Workshop focused on inclusion, health

Alex Decker participates in rock decorating.

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

October 29, 2018

With the semester in full swing,  University Health and Counseling Services (UCHS) want to ensure that every student knows the resources and help available, along with how to get in contact with them.  “Academics is only one of the dimensions of wellness,” said Erica Fischer, wellness coordinator for ...

Students ‘Study N’ Style’ at library

Sophomore Ulysses Quijano-Colunga, left, sophomore William Rosales and freshman Jonny Carbajal study together Sept. 24 in Andersen Library.

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor

October 1, 2018

A new semester calls for a new event at Andersen Library. Roughly 40 students attended “Study N’ Style” on Sept. 24, a study break roundtable designed to provide grooming services and a comfortable study space for all students. Andersen Library Public Relations and Outreach Coordinator Sarell ...

Storms cause short-lived power outage

Emily Lepkowski, News Editor

October 7, 2016

Strong storms came through Whitewater on Monday Sept. 19, bringing heavy rain and 30 seconds of darkness The Anderson Library and computer labs were one building on campus forced to cope with the outage. “A lot of stuff has to be manually rebooted,” said Patricia Fragola, Head of Library systems an...

International Games Day in Andersen

November 18, 2015

By Charles Trafelet Nov. 18, 2015 The Andersen Library is gearing up to deliver a video game-themed event to campus aimed to help students relax before the end of the semester’s workload picks up. Nov. 21 is International Games Day, on that day, the Andersen Library is hosting tournaments as...

Grants mean books for kids

November 11, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Nov. 11, 2015 It’s the mission of two teachers at UW-Whitewater’s Children’s Center  to make books a part of daily life – and now a monetary grant is making that mission possible. Childcare teachers and UW-Whitewater alumni Jenna Kenny and Elizabeth Backes, each re...

Library receives cut in budget of $76,000

November 4, 2015

By Sidney Birkett Nov. 4, 2015   Andersen Library will have to adjust with recent budget cuts to the UW system. The library had a $76,000 cut this year, $60,000 of which would have been used purchase books, media, journals and databases. The budget cut has prevented them from purchasing a new journ...

Save the Piggy Bank: autumn fun for fewer dollars

October 21, 2015

By Angelic Thompson By Vesna Brajkovic Oct. 20, 2015 The change of season is marked by pumpkin cravings, hay rides and long nights after haunted houses. All of this fun adds up in cost and can empty your wallet if you’re not careful. You might not realize how much you’re spending until you l...

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