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Debate allows students to make their voices heard

February 16, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal, Andrew Eppen and Emily Lepkowski Feb. 17, 2016 Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) were the only two candidates on stage at the Democratic...

Student Organization stands for freedom

Elizabeth Franzke and Chloe Rehberg of Cru, and Ellen Bartelt and Lawrence Bell of the Ignite Ministry and Bible Study, hold hand-made signs as they listen to Gus Backe tell a survivor story.
April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 By Vesna Brajkovic With standing thunderstorms and gale force winds, about 50 students kept vigil  outside the University Center for 24 hours on April 9 to raise awareness for modern-day...

UW-Whitewater students take steps toward a waste-free life

Steiner uses recycled glass food containers. 
Vesna Brajkovic photo/ BrajkoviVA04@uww.edu
March 4, 2015

Happier with less March 4, 2015 By Vesna Brajkovic Living in a disposable world, where even the apples are wrapped in plastic wrap at UNO’s, creating waste is unavoidable. But a few students...

Org sells body scrubs, donates to charity

February 11, 2015

  Feb. 11, 2015 By Kimberly Wethal   Giving back to a charitable cause has never been quite so sweet. On February 9, 10 and 12 from 10a.m. to 4 p.m. in the University Center, the...

Students stand for freedom

Students stand for freedom
April 16, 2014

UW-Whitewater organization participates in national event against modern-day slavery April 15, 2014. By Vesna Brajkovic   Although students may not be strangers to pulling all-nighters...

Organizations team up for social awareness

March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic   Six different groups, normally with six different missions, will team up for a week to share one common goal: awareness. Justice Week, which started...

Students fight modern-day slavery

John Hoey
November 6, 2013

  By Vesna Brajkovic   Slavery seems like a relic of the past, but it continues to exist in the present day with an estimated 27 million slaves, according to slaveryfootprint.org. Freedom...

Students travel to Ghana, learn culture

Ghana Travel Study
March 19, 2013

  Junior Cassie Steiner has wanted to travel to Ghana, a country in Africa, since she was in high school. Steiner’s wish came true when she traveled to the country on a travel study trip from...

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