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Black Student Union celebrates 45 years

Black Student Union celebrates 45 years

March 5, 2014

March 5, 2014   By Emma Cunningham   As another Black History Month came to a close, UW-Whitewater’s Black Student Union celebrated its 45th Anniversary on Feb. 27. More than 100 people were in attendance in the UC Hamilton room for dinner, to hear alumni speakers, and view...

Student org funding finalized for 2014-15

November 20, 2013

Nov. 20, 2013 By Lucas Wimmer Every student who pays tuition at UW-Whitewater also pays Segregated University Fees, which is something that not all students might be aware of. A portion of every tuition payment is put toward these fees that fund student organizations. The organizations with...

Whitewater Student Government Election Debate

March 14, 2013

Whitewater Student Government presidential elections are underway. Three candidates are campaigning for the position of president for the 2013-2014 school year. Justin Murphy, Connell Patterson III and Spencer Schoates, along with their running mates, participated in a debate on March 12 at the Univeristy...

War on Drugs event comes to campus

War on Drugs event comes to campus

March 13, 2013

By: Austin Zahn From April 1, 2009 to Jan. 1, 2013 there have been 218 drug related incidents reported by police on the UW-Whitewater campus.  The War on Drugs is not a stranger to UW-Whitewater or the country. Today, there are more people behind bars for nonviolent drug offenses than were incarcerated...

Motown music in the Young Auditorium

Motown music in the Young Auditorium

February 20, 2013

  The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson and Gladys Knight were all part of an era that tend to take many down memory lane. For those who weren’t around to remember these musical icons, the chance to experience traditional Motown will be available on campus in a one-night-only performance. “Masters...

Keeping Martin Luther King Jr.’s memory alive

Keeping Martin Luther King Jr.’s memory alive

January 23, 2013

It has been over 45 years since Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, and Jan. 21, 2013 marked the 27th annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Members of UW-Whitewater’s Black Student Union have promoted King’s message by encouraging the growth and development of students for over 40 ye...

UW-Whitewater’s Cable 19 gains ‘Point of View’

November 28, 2012

  What can Bugs Bunny, Buster Bunny, and Jerry the Mouse offer you? Their point of view, of course. There is a lot going on in college and life, but at UW-Whitewater, three individuals have come together to offer you their viewpoint. Rick Daniels, advisor for Greeks and Associate Lecturer...

Black Student Union looks to celebrate Black history

February 1, 2012

Every February, Americans dedicate one month to celebrate the many contributions the African-American community has made to U.S. history. To commemorate Black History Month on UW-Whitewater’s campus, the Black Student Union will be hosting events around campus to celebrate their cultural backgrounds...

Black Student Union recognizes Black History Month with play

February 23, 2011

Black Student Union will recognize the historic struggles of the  African American community with its first annual black history performance at 7 p.m. Thursday. The theatrical piece was written by the Director of Public Relations for BSU, Larry D. West III. The play demonstrates African American...

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