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Org of the week: PAWS

November 18, 2019

Many people have a four-legged friend that is near and dear to their heart. PAWS, founded last spring, is a relatively new club on the Whitewater campus that focuses on bringing the community and animals closer together. The Royal Purple reached out to Kallie Fowler, president of PAWS, to ask a few ...

No more ‘kitten’ around

Nathan Kober, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

More than 50 cats will soon be able to return to their shelter in downtown Whitewater that was evacuated after a fire at Rosa’s Pizza at 180 W. Main St. on Oct. 7. The shelter, Touched by a Paw, is located in the back of the vintage clothing store Reflections of the Past. Both have been clos...

Letter to the Editor: Finding fault in pop culture misses the point

February 16, 2016

Feb. 16, 2016 It has recently come to my attention that the Gender and Equality Center at the University of Oklahoma has launched an ad campaign decrying popular songs for “normalizing” sexual harassment. Topping the list are Adele’s –yes, Adele’s – hit song “Hello” and Maroon 5’s “Ani...

Volunteers bring animal joy

November 20, 2012

  UW-Whitewater senior Samantha Robinson acts as a voice for animals who can’t speak on their own behalf. Robinson’s work at The Humane Society of Jefferson County has given abandoned animals much needed love and attention. “Even though some of these animals are hurting, they ...

That’s what (S)HE said…

October 17, 2012

        Is owning a pet in college worth the extra expenses and responsibilities?   SHE SAID Commentary by Carley Rymkus Coming from someone who has four cats and is a general animal lover, I don’t think there is ever a wrong time to own an animal. Anyone who has ever owned or...

Group lends helping hand

October 2, 2012

By: Katie Kane   Helping Hands, a volunteer organization with a focus on helping people and animals in and around the Whitewater community, conducted a trash pick-up from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sept. 29 around campus. The group focused on parking lot clean-up. “[Helping Hands] has created long-lasting ...

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