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College Works program draws mixed feelings

College Works program draws mixed feelings

Hannah Maes and Brad Allen

April 27, 2017


Filed under Biz & Tech

When it comes to College Works, a company that seeks student interns to manage teams to paint houses through summer programs, those whom have been involved in any capacity have mixed feelings. The Royal Purple spoke with several individuals in hopes of gathering various sources’ opinions on the c...

Morales’ mission: Latino success

Morales’ mission: Latino success

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

December 14, 2016


Filed under Biz & Tech

Lowering poverty levels among Latinos and increasing the number of Latino college students whom are hired before graduation are not simple tasks. But a UW-Whitewater student has made these two of his goals as part of his greater mission to help the Latino population succeed. UW-Whitewater senior Benjamin...

Looking through the Glassdoor

Looking through the Glassdoor

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

September 28, 2016


Filed under Biz & Tech

An online job-hunting service is offering a greatly reduced cost promotion to assist all local businesses in hiring advertising efforts. This gives both students and potential employers a new avenue to learn more about one another. Glassdoor is a user-generated company where both employers and employees...

Involvement fair brings organizations together

Involvement fair brings organizations together

September 17, 2014


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Sept. 17, 2014 By Kimberly Wethal   All UW-Whitewater students had to do in order to find their passion was walk outside. The Student Involvement Fair, held by Career & Leadership Development, brought together around 170 organizations whose tables lined the Wyman Mall outside of...

UW-W Students go MADD for volunteering

UW-W Students go MADD for volunteering

April 30, 2014


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Make a Difference Day supports the surrounding communities April 23, 2014 By Michael Riley Senior Katelyn Wurtz has been involved in UW-Whitewater’s Make a Difference Day for the past five years, serving as a volunteer and on the event staff. Now as student coordinator of the event, Wurtz...

Seniors share life wisdom

January 29, 2014


Filed under Lifestyle

  Jan. 29, 2014 By Amanda Ramirez   Experience is the best teacher. Many people have heard this age-old proverb from instructors and relatives throughout their lives. College enriches students with not only academic preparation, but also with experiences that can be applied to...

Student employment to be reconstructed

Student employment to be reconstructed

May 1, 2013


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    Committee formed to promote on-campus jobs UW-Whitewater Provost Beverly Kopper attended an undergraduate research conference a few years ago. At the conference, a student presented thorough and interesting research. When Kopper asked the student what she planned to do with her r...

War on Drugs event comes to campus

War on Drugs event comes to campus

March 13, 2013


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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...

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