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Campus engages in sustainable gardening practices

Campus engages in sustainable gardening practices

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

April 15, 2018

Campus Garden Opening Day is scheduled to take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 20 at the campus garden located between the Bookstore and Health Center. The event will be a part of Make a Difference Day, a day which celebrates neighbors helping neighbors and is focused on making a positive impact...

Parking prices to rise in fall

Parking prices to rise in fall

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2018

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Police Services Chief Matt Kiederlen says his wife isn’t going to be too happy with him as prices rise for on-campus parking  next year – for him included. While the price changes of parking permits are not yet formally approved, serious structural concerns in ...

A proactive approach today

A proactive approach today

Gabriella Neurock and Brad Allen

February 19, 2018

Almost two years after an incident on campus sparked outrage over racial discrimination, and in the wake of several disturbing current events, members of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater community came together in what administrators described as a proactive approach to better equip the university ...

Mysterious Dress Leads to Historical Discovery

Mysterious Dress Leads to Historical Discovery

Gabriella Neurock, Lifestyle Editor

February 19, 2018

Editor's note: Story has been updated as of Feb. 23 at 3:12 p.m. for increased accuracy.   Stories of those who came before us will always stay with us. On Feb. 12,  an authentic dress dating back to the 1880s was installed in Old Main Lane, which is located on the upstairs level of the U...

Trip down memory lane

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

December 13, 2017

There are very few times when Old Main is mentioned on campus. For many students, their only time hearing its mention is during a campus tour. However, 47 years ago Old Main was at the heart of campus life at UW-Whitewater before it went up in flames in 1970. To recognize Whitewater’s rich and slightl...

Internet speeds cause for concern

Internet speeds cause for concern

November 6, 2013

Nov. 6, 2013 By Kevin Demerath By Lucas Wimmer UW-Whitewater students have recently experienced slow Internet due to an overload of devices connecting to the Wi-Fi. With Internet being such a necessity for doing school work, video games and entertainment, it has caused some disruption to daily...

On duty with campus security officers

October 10, 2012

The Campus Security Officer program formed in fall 2010 due to the congestion of vehicles and students crossing Starin Road. Starting out with only five employees, the CSO program’s ability to provide services was limited. In fall 2010, multiple hate crimes occurred on campus. “Because the...

Budget unlikely to hurt students, academics

May 1, 2012

In order to help pay the $2 million owed toward the mid-year $250 million budget lapse, UW-Whitewater has delayed different projects around campus. The university owes the money for the fiscal year which ends June 30. The lapse is a one-time cut due to the state needing more funding. Vice Chancellor...

University must work towards parking reform

February 8, 2012

With UW-Whitewater faculty champing at the bit to have their own parking lot, it is evident that now is the time for the university to address its parking problem. It’s a problem that has been present at this campus for far too long and both faculty and students would like to see some changes. For...

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