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BIG READ books focus on Hmong cultural identity

It was storytime, and Shannon Dozoryst read Louie’s book out loud. When Dozoryst spoke, the community curiously listened, and were eager to learn. - photo courtesy of Young Auditorium

Lizzy Rost, Arts and Recreational Editor

October 4, 2020

The Young Auditorium received a federal grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in Sept. 2020. NEA partnered with a not-for-profit organization, The Arts Midwest. This organization administers the Young Auditorium’s upcoming program called the BIG READ. The BIG READ program will help ...

US falls short in supporting new mothers

US falls short in supporting new mothers

November 28, 2018

Imagine going through nine months of carrying and growing a human baby inside of your body, going through hours of intense and difficult pain and stress from delivering that baby or having to go through major surgery such as a cesarean section, and then having to go back to work in a few days because ...

Trick-or-treating across campus

October 31, 2012

  Students who live in campus housing may notice a younger crowd wandering around the Residence Halls tonight on Halloween. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will be hosting a trick-or-treating event for children and teenagers of Whitewater and surrounding areas from 4 to 7 p.m. today. Key...

Children’s Center constructs new play area

October 3, 2012

It has been said that it takes a village to raise a child, but according to Holly McFaul, director of UW-Whitewater Children’s Center, “it takes a campus to raise a child.” The children’s playground on campus has been demolished and awaits a total remodel. The Children’s Center is looking...

A non-traditional life for a UW-W student

March 16, 2011

Her alarm goes off at 5:30 a.m., giving her just two hours to feed and let out the dog, prepare breakfast for her family, get class materials together, pack a lunch, put gas in her SUV, and drive the 45-minute commute to UW-Whitewater. By the time her first class starts, she has been awake and bu...

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