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Errant alarm causes confusion on campus

Freshman Alex Sindorf wears a bulletproof vest after receiving a campus-wide alert of a potential threat to safety. The alert was accidentally sent out due to a technical error, UW-W Police Services said.

Brad Allen and Nicole Aimone, Staff Reporter and Editor-in-Chief

May 13, 2018

A technical error with the campus-wide emergency warning system caused a false emergency alert to sound at approximately 3 p.m. on May 13. An alert was sent out campus-wide via email and broadcast in buildings and residence halls on campus at 3:11 p.m. saying, “There is an active threat to life sa...

New emergency care kits to keep campus prepared

The emergency care kits installed on campus include a variety of tools including tourniquets, bandages and more. The kits were installed earlier this month.

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

February 19, 2018

A recent shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead is sending shockwaves through the country. Should an emergency situation break out here at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, a recent addition to campus is designed to help. Emergency care kits were installed earlier this m...

Emergency Funding coming soon

Brenda Echeverria, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Life is full of unexpected surprises, and something always happens at the worst time. However, for some low income undergraduate students, surprises sometimes come in the form of unpleasant financial surprises, which then pose huge problems to their personal and academic well being. Lauren Smith, ...

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