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Living like a Wock-star

Living like a Wock-star

Sutton Rettig, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2018

Music-loving students perked up their ears March 5, as Wockner showcased his live-looping skills in the Down Under. With a guitar strapped around his neck and a full head of dreadlocks, Carl Wockner hopes to share his gift of music with as many people he can reach. An Australia native, Wockne...

Contest features sights from abroad

Contest features sights from abroad

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

March 5, 2018

Wander, Explore, Discover, and Reflect: UW-Whitewater’s fifth Annual International Photo Contest Exhibit runs from March 1-20 in Roberta’s Art Gallery. The exhibit is led by the Center for Global Experiences office and aims to highlight UW-Whitewater students’ and faculty members’ global p...

Poetry as an outlet

Poetry as an outlet

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

February 26, 2018

Some topics are hard to talk about, but as poet Kyla Lacey says, “the conversation may stop, but the racism continues.” This was one of the ideas behind her poem titled “White Privilege,” which she performed for a small, intimate crowd of listeners Feb. 22 in the UC Down Under. Lacey wa...

Exhibit brings nostalgia to viewers

Lauren Fedorovich, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Artist Shelley Smith paints missed opportunities. In her art, scenes depicting situations where people walk past a place and never give it a second glance are the subject of the exhibition “More Sights Often Seen, Rarely Noticed” held in Roberta’s Art Gallery in the University Center. The exhib...

Savage animals portray human nature

Savage animals portray human nature

Hannah Maes, Arts and Rec Editor

May 2, 2017

“Animal Farm” is a dirty tale that warns against the corruption of power and the savagery of human nature. The play put on by UW-Whitewater students who definitely did justice to the rawness of the messages and the filth of the environment. The play started with a long, philosophical speech from...

WOTA choir event proves importance of the arts

WOTA choir event proves importance of the arts

Hannah Maes, Arts and Rec Editor

May 2, 2017

Last Sunday my roommate started complaining about the World of the Arts event she had to attend that night. I was bored and a little curious, since I have not taken WOTA yet, so I decided to tag along. It was a mixed concert from UW-Whitewater’s Chamber Singers and Vocal Jazz Ensemble, and because...

Give her a shot

Sam Frink, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016

UW-Whitewater junior, Rachel Klumb, is a part of the changing demographic of hunters across the country.         Young American women, like Klumb, are taking to the uplands, marshes, and woods in numbers never seen before, which is an encouraging fact for the future of our nation's outdoor t...

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