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Consider This! Roommate Troubles

October 5, 2011

Since the semester started, my roommate has been constantly having people visiting and sleeping over. How do I tell her I’m not comfortable without starting an argument? Like any relationship, the key to all complications is communication. Even if it is difficult to tell your roommate that what the...

TV station looks forward to make-over

September 30, 2011

Change is a scary and avoided obstacle that a lot of individuals and organizations fear to approach. For UW-Whitewater’s cable TV station, it is a necessity and something to look forward to. This year, the cable TV station has been going through the process of renovating their entire station with n...

Take a Break! October

September 28, 2011

As October approaches and the pace of class work gradually quickens, the desire for a well deserved break becomes more needed than ever. With the release of new video games and television series, October has the potential of being a month full of distractions. The good news is that, if used correctly,...

Eat This! Pretzel Turtles

September 21, 2011

Ingredients Mini pretzels Rolos or caramel Hershey’s kisses Pecans Tin foil Directions 1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 2.Place the mini pretzels on tin foil with one Rolo or caramel Hershey’s kiss on top. 3.Bake for 4 minutes so that candies are soft, but not completely melted. 4.Tak...

That’s what (S)HE said…

September 21, 2011

HE SAID... (Commentary by Andrew Smith) First off, it is inevitable that you will see you ex on campus, at some point or another.  What you do next is nothing more than a personal choice and, personally, I would make an effort to communicate, because one has to remember that that person is still ...

Whitewater graduate returns to perform as guest artist

September 14, 2011

Zoulek, a resident of Menominee Falls, Wis., graduated from UW-Whitewater last May with a degree in music performance for the saxophone. At the end of September, Zoulek will travel to a conservatory in Paris to continue his study on the saxophone. “I will be pursuing a two-year program in Paris, which is the equivalent of a master...

Mark Liederbach’s fight against cancer

September 14, 2011

When starting up a student organization on UW-Whitewater’s campus, one has to consider how to balance their classes, homework and free time with their new responsibility. For Mark Liederbach, he had to add cancer treatments to that list. Last November, Liederbach began to notice signs of cancer, and after se...

Consider this! Dealing with Friendships

September 14, 2011

One of the best things about college is the friendships you create. At this stage in our lives, we start to get a sense of who we are and what kinds of people we want to surround ourselves with. By handling your friendships properly, these connections have the potential to last a lifetime. Making Fri...

Consider This! Back to school

September 7, 2011

If you’re wondering, “Where the heck did my summer go?” believe me, you are not the only one. Despite the too-soon-closure of our lazy summer days, it’s time for us all to take that first jump to get ourselves back into the swing of things. Can’t remember how? Well I am here to help! One...

Using your HawkCard

August 31, 2011

With all the pamphlets, advertisements and sheets of information you receive upon your entry to UW-Whitewater, there is one card you’d do best to not toss away with the others. Although it just looks like your typical identification card, your HawkCard serves many purposes that are crucial to your...

Marathoner shares stories and shoes

April 27, 2011

When a worn pair of running shoes fall apart at the seems they are usually retired, in most cases, to the garbage. Yet, for world class ultra marathoner Roy Pirrung, his  retired shoes are not only going to a good cause, they also create a timeline of his running career when put together. Pirrung, a Sheboygan resident, has won 64 national championship medals an...

Raising awareness, one drop at a time

April 20, 2011

“There is no substitute for water, and it is taken very much for granted.” This is the thought that led Associate Professor of Finance & Business Law Linda Reid to become involved with the Milwaukee Water Council the past two years. The Milwaukee Water Council is a non-profit organization...

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