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Freshman Joshua Stoughton squeezes a stress ball to maintain regular blood flow during his first donation at UW-Whitewater Tuesday, Feb. 22 in the University Center Hamilton Room.

Whitewater steps up during national blood shortage

Ivy Steege, Campus News Editor February 27, 2022

America is facing its worst blood shortage in over a decade, according to the American Red Cross. The decline in donations impacts critical care patients in high risk situation. It forces doctors to choose...

Eda Wilson, a community member donating blood with a fellow Red Cross nurse.

Community gives blood to save lives

Dauntae Green, Managing Editor September 19, 2021

The Whitewater community hosted a Blood Drive event that was set up by the American  Red Cross at the Cravath Lakefront Center. The blood drive happened Sept. 17 from 12 - 6 p.m., and it brought in a...

Student Preston Pagel donates blood at the Community Engagement Center Feb. 10.

Blood donations with antibodies could help COVID-19 patients

Kylie Jacobs, Managing Editor February 14, 2021

The Red Cross van pulled up to the UW-W Community Engagement Center Feb. 10 to receive blood donations from area residents, students and campus employees. After donating blood, it is then tested for...

Photograph courtesy of Justina Zukauskaite

Helping 186 lives

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor September 18, 2018

The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) hosted a blood drive Sept. 10 and collected sixty-two pints of blood. American Red Cross organization facilitated and sponsored the event. The blood...

Sophomore biology major Elli Wahlberg donates blood on Feb. 20 in Esker Hall during the annual blood drive hosted by the Pre Health Associates of Today (PHAT) and TriBeta organizations.

Students donate blood, give back to community

Evan Halpop, Photo Editor February 26, 2018

Students lined up to donate blood last week in an annual blood drive on the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus. UW-Whitewater club Pre-Health Associates of Today (PHAT) and TriBeta hosted the...

Saving lives, one pint at a time

Saving lives, one pint at a time

April 16, 2014

  April 16, 2014 By Kristie Weiss and Jacqueline Schaefer   The UW-Whitewater Student Optimist Club teams up with the Red Cross to host its blood drive every April and November. The...

Mike Doyle

UW-W alumnus hits six gallon mark for blood donated

September 11, 2013

By Andrea Behling   Mike Doyle remembers vividly the first time he donated blood as a student at UW-Whitewater in the late 1960s. “I’ll never forget it,” Doyle said. “Whenever I give...

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