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Slam Poet inspires audience

Slam Poet inspires audience

Olivia Enriquez, Assistant Arts & Rec Editor February 24, 2020

A slam poet named Lady Caress combined beatboxing, spoken word, and comedy, at the UC Down Under to entertain and relate to audience members Feb. 20. Lady Caress recited a series of poems about her life...

Chamber of Trivia

Chamber of Trivia

Sutton Rettig, Staff Reporter March 11, 2018

Warhawks showcased their knowledge of everything Gryffindor, Hufflepuff and Slytherin to flex their literary muscles. Set up in the Down Under, students were tasked with head. Scratching trivia questions...

Living like a Wock-star

Living like a Wock-star

Sutton Rettig, Staff Reporter March 11, 2018

Music-loving students perked up their ears March 5, as Wockner showcased his live-looping skills in the Down Under. With a guitar strapped around his neck and a full head of dreadlocks, Carl Wockner...

Jazzing up the holidays with UW-W Jazz Band

Jazzing up the holidays with UW-W Jazz Band

Christopher Mathews, Staff Writer December 13, 2017

There is a certain vibe most people get from the holiday season, that time period between November and January. It is chaos: a calamity of love, panic, holiday cheer, for some a reminder of loss, all rolled...

Jazz reading band set to take stage

Jazz reading band set to take stage

October 2, 2013

By Elise McArdle   “A jazz reading band is a great opportunity for beginning jazz musicians, advanced jazz musicians, anyone who wants to play, to get together in a big band setting. It’s...

Comedian’s travels lead her to UW-W

Comedian’s travels lead her to UW-W

May 1, 2013

  Jessi Campbell has ventured across the world, will make first stop in Whitewater May 2: “I’ve seen the entire country, and I get to make people laugh. It’s a dream job.” These are...

Comic trades coaching for comedy

Comic trades coaching for comedy

April 10, 2013

  Comedian C. Willi Myles never dreamed of becoming a stand-up comic. Instead, Myles said, his grades in school were what spoke to him about comedy. “My grades dictated that I would become...

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Comedian finds passion by accident

March 6, 2013

  Comedian Michael Malone is coming to UW-Whitewater for a performance he said students are sure to enjoy because of how much he gives the audience compared to other comedians. “I try to give...

Samuel Comroe performs his signature stand-up

Disease helps comedian ‘connect’

February 6, 2013

  Comroe incorporates living with Tourette’s Syndrome into routine: Comedian Samuel J. Comroe does not let Tourette’s Syndrome rule his life. Instead, he makes it work for him, using it...

Katie Wirsing spreads idea of acceptance, equality, support

October 24, 2012

  Katie Wirsing describes herself as a poet, activist and life lover. SEAL will be hosting the poet at 8 p.m. on Oct. 26 in the Down Under. Wirsing’s work largely centers on issues members...

Comedian Paul Varghese brings diverse act to UW-Whitewater

December 7, 2011

Comedian Paul Varghese is going to perform his signature comedy act at UW-Whitewater on Thursday, but he hasn’t always been able to take the stage so easily. “When I was a kid, I was super shy,”...

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