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Do not fear the infamous job search

April 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion

April 20, 2016 As college students, we are constantly looking towards things to come – having a full-time job, a house and maybe even a family. The biggest obstacle, however, is going from being a young, developing college student to a mature, well-polished and professional adult with a career and a futur...

Org fair show students opportunities

February 9, 2016


Filed under News

By Nicole Aimone Feb. 10, 2016 Students who were hesitant to get involved on campus first semester before settling into the feel of college life have another chance to get involved, Whitewater Student Government (WSG) Student Affairs Director Kane Poad said. On Tuesday, Feb. 9, WSG hosted  the Spring ...

Campus hosts thrills

October 15, 2015


Filed under Arts & Rec

By Signe Trewyn Oct. 14, 2015 Students have an opportunity to switch up their Saturday night with pre-Halloween fun at the Haunted Mansion. Career and Leadership Development, in collaboration with University Housing, brings the spooks to students before the trick or treating and ghosts come...

Inner stillness, key to success

Inner stillness, key to success

October 6, 2015


Filed under Biz & Tech

  By Brad Allen October 7, 2015   The prospect of getting a job after graduation can be a daunting one; however, there are many resources on campus to help students develop themselves professionally and get started in their careers after college. UW-Whitewater’s Career and...

Involvement Fair showcases 150 orgs

September 16, 2015


Filed under News

By Mitchell Wackett Assistant News Editor   Tables and colored posters lined the Wyman Mall from Goodhue Hall to the University Center for this year’s Student Involvement Fair.   The Career and Leadership Development event hosted around 150 organizations, each offering a unique opp...

SEAL not extinct but evolving

September 16, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

By: Ashley McCallum Lifestyle Editor As of this semester, a familiar group on campus has gone extinct. The former structure of SEAL (Student Entertainment and Awareness Leauge) is gone, but the events and entertainment it provided is not. Six student entertainment assistants employed by the University ...

Budget 101: The lowdown on everything budget related and how it will affect UW-Whitewater

February 25, 2015


Filed under News

  Feb. 25, 2015 By Alexandria Zamecnik   Three weeks after Gov. Scott Walker proposed his 2015-17 biennium budget and the UW System is still unsure about its future. Numbers have been thrown around and ideas have been proposed about how UW-Whitewater will make up for the lost funding. Chancellor...

Greeks organize unity event for campus

October 22, 2014


Filed under News

Oct. 22, 2014 By Ryan Marshick   In response to the recent hate crimes that occurred on campus, the three governing Councils for Greek Life organized the WhoIAm event, where photos were taken of a large group of students and faculty to show unity and support against violence and discrimination...

Student population grows, university breaks enrollment record

October 1, 2014


Filed under News

Oct. 1, 2014 By Emily Leclair   For the fourth time in five years, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has reached record enrollment with the 2014-15 academic school year. The preliminary numbers show 12,148 are currently enrolled for the 2014-15 year. This number is more than any...

On campus jobs beneficial for students

On campus jobs beneficial for students

September 18, 2013


Filed under Opinion

There it is, that thing you don’t want to talk about. You’re too busy having fun in college to worry about it, yet there it is. You don’t want to deal with it, yet you need it: A job. Whether it’s for food, gas, clothes, laundry or anything else, students need money. While financial aid can...

Freshmen explore campus, city

Freshmen explore campus, city

September 4, 2013


Filed under News

  By Lucas Wimmer Several  offices across campus, including the First Year Experience, Career and Leadership Development, Residence Life and others, have come together to put on the first ever Whitewater Week of Welcome. A large amount of resources were dedicated to encourage not only...

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