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Junior accounting major Jazlyn Sebastian 

What are some struggles of a first generation student?

November 6, 2022

I would say the struggles of being a first generation student is not knowing what to do when it comes to applying for colleges, FAFSA, and scholarships. I was lucky enough to have two older sisters that...

Guillermo Pavon-Prieto

The experiences of first generation college students

Katie Zee , Lifestyle Editor November 6, 2022

First generation college students may have similar struggles, but each experience is unique. Here at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, first-gen makes up about one third of the student population. Guillermo...

Student financial aid in Wisconsin is doing less to keep college affordable

Student financial aid in Wisconsin is doing less to keep college affordable

Wisconsin Policy Forum, Contributor April 24, 2022

Total state financial aid to college and university students in Wisconsin has lagged or declined in the last decade, leaving students to shoulder more of the cost of education – and undermining a tool...

UW-W Accounting Major Alyssa Schuyler

Being accountable

Alicia Dougherty, Editor March 27, 2022

Spring brings the enjoyable activity of watching campus tours fly around the university grounds. You can easily spot flocks of would-be Warhawks gathered in front of buildings and checking out lecture...

Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day!

Aaron Holliday, Graphic Designer September 5, 2021

John Chenoweth, Dean of the college, speaks to students. Every year the College of Business and Economics hosts Woman in Business Day, an event for high school students to learn about careers and opportunities in business. The event took place on Oct. 18, 2019. (UW-Whitewater photo/Nick Pook)

Accounting degree earns ‘extra credit’

Kali Anditon, Assistant Business and Technology Editor March 7, 2021

Whitewater’s College of Business and Economics (CoBE) takes yet another step to achieve its goal of being the best business school in southern Wisconsin. UW-W’s Accounting Department helps advance...

UW-W alumna Monica Cull is happy that she took a non-traditional path after graduation to travel the world.

Taking her own path

Samantha Butzen, Student February 28, 2021

There tends to be a typical path for many individuals after college: a job, marriage, house, babies. But it is not for everyone. Sitting down on Feb. 9 with UW-Whitewater graduate Monica Cull, two years...

A freshman looks ahead to a new year

Savannah Hernandez, Assistant News Editor September 2, 2019

I always knew I was going to go to college one day, but now that that day is finally here, it feels a little surreal. Moving away to college always seemed like a destination on the horizon until it was...

Prioritize health

Nicole Aimone, Editor-in-Chief February 18, 2019

I was sitting in the emergency room Wednesday night, my head in my hands from the pain of the most intense migraine I’d ever experienced. Nurses and doctors were swirling around trying to get me hooked...

Freshman experience brings challenges, growth

Freshman experience brings challenges, growth

Gabriella Neurock, Lifestyle Editor May 8, 2018

All throughout high school, the thought of college was not something that really crossed my mind. My parents encouraged my sisters and I to pursue higher education because they never attended college,...

Impact college experience with travel

Hannah Jewell, Staff Writer November 1, 2017

Studying abroad is an opportunity that not all students choose to take advantage of while in college.   Less than five percent of all UW-Whitewater students -- about 400 people -- take advantage of...

21 & Over: Your beer guide

Kate Larson November 30, 2016

We’ve all been there. You’re staring at the tap along the bar, wondering what in the world you’re looking at. Your choice of beer matters because you are a college student, and getting a beer normally...

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