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Numbers, voices of campus diversity

Numbers, voices of campus diversity

Ashley McCallum, Co Editor-In-Chief

January 25, 2017


Filed under News

At the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, more than 9,000 undergraduate students identify as Caucasian/ White, almost enough to pack Perkins Stadium. Meanwhile, the amount of students who identify as Native Hawaiian/Native Islander could fit in a four-door sedan. Currently, the UW-Whitewater undergraduate...

Snapchat video inspires student to speak out

March 8, 2016


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By Kimberly Wethal March 9, 2016 Sophomore Shaun Raymond has decided no one makes him “the butt of their joke” after a Snapchat video of him gained popularity last week. Raymond was unknowingly filmed by a Snapchat user as he struggled to get around on the snow-covered sidewalk in a wheelcha...

Administration’s actions censor press

March 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion

March 1, 2016 As you read through the story about last week’s Action Forum, you might not take notice of the fact that we had photos of the event. We weren’t supposed to. The media was told that we couldn’t take photographs or video of the event because the UW-Whitewater Campus Climate Working Grou...

Racist terms, social media cause outcry

Racist terms, social media cause outcry

February 23, 2016


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By Nathan Kober Feb. 24, 2016 Freshman Black Student Union (BSU) member Tatyana Covington told Chancellor Beverly Kopper she has considered transferring out of UW-Whitewater due to the racist and bigoted speech heard on campus at the Pizza with the Chancellor event on Feb. 16. “I don’t ...

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