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Satisfy your sweet tooth at the SweetSpot

Satisfy your sweet tooth at the SweetSpot

May 1, 2013

  Most kids dream of becoming firefighters, ballerinas, policemen, teachers or doctors. They play pretend and envision what it would be like in the future. For most children, these dreams are slowly replaced with other aspirations as they grow older. Not for Lacey Reichwald. Reichwald has...

CEO promotes sustainability

CEO promotes sustainability

April 24, 2013

  It was in the mid-60s and partly cloudy with a warm spring breeze—perfect weather for the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization to plant their first trees sponsored through its business, Treenewal. Treenewal allows for various students and student organizations to purchase trees to plant...

Investing in entrepreneurs

Investing in entrepreneurs

March 13, 2013

Student entrepreneurs could potentially receive mirco-loans through the UW-Whitewater Student Chamber of Commerce. Sophomore Dan Fink, the co-founder of the chamber,  said micro-loans are usually used for the initial costs associated with starting a business, such as inventory, supplies or machinery. ...

Walking a mile ‘nearly naked’

November 28, 2012

The holiday season is a popular time to donate to charity.  Many UW-Whitewater students have chosen to help by taking off their clothes. The Nearly Naked Mile is a run/walk hosted by the Event Planning Organization, or EPO.  Participants arrive at the race fully clothed, and then they remove the...

Trick-or-treating across campus

October 30, 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...

Ben’s Top Five

March 21, 2012

News editor Ben Holzhueter picks his top five favorite television series returning this spring. 1. "Mad Men" Don Draper and the Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce gang return for another round of good old 1960’s fun: heavy boozing, chain smoking and reckless philandering. The first four seasons had som...

Helping Whitewater’s sister-city

April 6, 2011

In 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast and has since been named the worst natural disaster in U.S. history. The UW-Whitewater chapter for the non-profit organization Habitat for Humanity took an eight-day trip to Bay St. Louis, Miss., to help with building duplexes for the new community Seal Pointe....

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