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Do not fear the infamous job search

April 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion

April 20, 2016 As college students, we are constantly looking towards things to come – having a full-time job, a house and maybe even a family. The biggest obstacle, however, is going from being a young, developing college student to a mature, well-polished and professional adult with a career and a futur...

Debate allows students to make their voices heard

February 16, 2016


Filed under News

By Kimberly Wethal, Andrew Eppen and Emily Lepkowski Feb. 17, 2016 Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) were the only two candidates on stage at the Democratic primary debate on Feb. 11, but that didn’t stop past and present UW students from fighting to h...

Young journalist finds place on News Team

Young journalist finds place on News Team

February 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Feb. 16, 2016 If someone told me I would be covering a national event as huge as a Democratic Debate this early in my journalism career, I would have laughed. Not because it’s unimaginable, but because opportunities like these don’t happen easily for 18-year-olds.    I had no idea what to ex...

Discover a voice amongst the crowd

Discover a voice amongst the crowd

February 16, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Feb. 16, 2016 While college students are far younger than those running for a spot on this year’s presidential bill, that certainly doesn’t undermine their ability to voice their opinions. At the Feb. 11 Democratic Debate, three activist groups – UW-Milwaukee College Republicans, Students All...

People of Whitewater: Andrew Eppen

People of Whitewater: Andrew Eppen

September 23, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

The life of a student DJ By: Kimberly Wethal Sept. 23, 2015 You know him on stage as “McCoy’s Boy.” For now, that is. Originally choosing a name based off a love for “Star Trek” and the show’s character Leonard McCoy, DJ and UW-Whitewater senior Andrew Eppen is looking to rebrand him...

Welcome back concert in second year with Timeflies

Welcome back concert in second year with Timeflies

September 2, 2015


Filed under News

By Kimberly Wethal News Editor   The sidewalks leading up to the Williams Center were lined with students waiting with friends and acquaintances from their Residence Halls. The duo Timeflies performed in the second annual Welcome Back Concert  in the Kachel Fieldhouse on Sept. 1, as the finish...

Jitters coffee house hosts local DJs

May 7, 2014


Filed under News

  By Chris Clapper   Electronic dance music will soon be heard on UW- Whitewater campus. On May 6, Andrew Eppen and Mark Jansky will be the resident disc jockeys in Jitters Coffee house, located in the Wells East. “We are really trying to get the EDM (electronic dance music)...

Students battle with music

Students battle with music

March 5, 2014


Filed under Arts & Rec

March 5, 2014 By Lauren Piek   Six bands will compete for a $500 top prize at SEAL’s Battle of the Bands. Performers will be judged on content, time, musical ability, originality, and crowd response. The competition is open to anyone from the Whitewater community, but many of the musicians...

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