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‘No Right or Wrong Process’

‘No Right or Wrong Process’

Brad Allen, Managing Editor

January 30, 2018

In the untimely events of students’ deaths, the processes of setting arrangements and assisting those on campus during the grieving process are handled chiefly by two entities. “University Health and Counseling Services is notified of students’ passings by the dean of students, who handles ...

One dead in two- vehicle crash

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

November 15, 2017

A Janesville man is dead following a two vehicle car crash on Sunday. Around 3:59 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, 28-year-old Brandon Lee Garecht was headed east on U.S. Highway 12 when he attempted to pass several vehicles in a no passing zone before striking a vehicle in the other lane. Garecht’s vehic...

Meandering thoughts about life

September 22, 2015

As we continue to progress into the 21st century, we’re going to hear people say more and more that God is dead and nothing is sacred. For various reasons, religions and God are becoming cloaked by an absurdity – how can people actually believe this stuff? But such a dismissive attitude, while ...

UW-W student’s body found near city limits

May 30, 2011

UW-Whitewater junior Mark Wegener's body was found this morning by searchers after he had gone missing early Saturday morning. The 20-year-old Merton native was found in the Whitewater Limestone Quarry after attending a party near the intersection of Boone Court and Center Street. Wegener was last...

Bin Laden’s death serves as a relief

May 4, 2011

The death of known terrorist Osama bin Laden last Sunday served as a significant step for all Americans. We must remember for many Americans, bin Laden’s death provided much needed closure after the devastating Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks against the United States. According to the fina...

Bin Laden’s death brings jubilation

May 4, 2011

Surprise and excitement. These words describe the experience of a former UW-Whitewater student now studying at George Washington University in Washington D.C. after the death of Osama bin Laden. Sophomore Jared Christman began an internship at CBS News at the end of January 2011 and was in Washington...

Support for tsunami relief needed

March 30, 2011

Though the uproar over Gov. Scott Walker's budget-repair bill has been a focus for many UW-Whitewater students, faculty and staff, we must take time to support a much larger issue. As of March 21, the combined toll of dead and missing was more than 21,000 people after an 8.9-magnitude earthqua...

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