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Bed and breakfasts offer comfort, history

Bed and breakfasts offer comfort, history

March 20, 2013

  Whitewater visitors looking for a cozy fire, comfortable bed, and a personalized breakfast in a small-town atmosphere can stay at one of the bed and breakfasts located on Main Street. Victoria on Main, 622 W. Main St., and Hamilton House Bed & Breakfast, 328 W. Main St., are places to...

International Education Week celebrates ‘common ground’

International Education Week celebrates 'common ground'

February 27, 2013

  Students who are interested in studying abroad or want to celebrate international diversity can partake in International Education Week from Feb. 25 to March 1. The Center for Global Education is hosting the week in order to raise awareness about the international opportunities on campus. “This...

Chartwells makes healthy eating easy

Chartwells makes healthy eating easy

February 20, 2013

  Many college students generally struggle to keep a healthy diet with their on-the-go lifestyles. The UW-Whitewater Dining Services in partnership with Chartwells will continue to improve its services to encourage healthy eating for students on campus. Chartwells recently added a nutritional...

Valentine’s Day: Then and Now

-Taylor Stokes

February 13, 2013

  Valentine’s Day has transformed itself into a day for loved ones to shower each other with gifts and words of appreciation, but the original tradition started out a little differently. According to, there are many legends that have contributed to today’s modern version...

Volunteers bring animal joy

November 20, 2012

  UW-Whitewater senior Samantha Robinson acts as a voice for animals who can’t speak on their own behalf. Robinson’s work at The Humane Society of Jefferson County has given abandoned animals much needed love and attention. “Even though some of these animals are hurting, they ...

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