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Raising money for families

May 8, 2013

Citywide garage sale benefits community As the semester winds down, many students are trying to get rid of items they don’t want to take home or find things to furnish a new apartment. Instead of leaving unwanted furniture and other items on the curb or buying brand new items from a store to decor...

Best Buddies creates lifelong friendships

Best Buddies creates lifelong friendships

March 12, 2013

  It’s common for students to join a campus organization to meet new friends, but some students on campus are broadening their horizons to create connections in the community. Best Buddies is an organization that partners students with adults who have disabilities to create friendships. Pres...

Focusing on the media: ‘Miss Representation’

Focusing on the media: ‘Miss Representation’

March 6, 2013

  Last week for Eating Disorders Awareness Week, University Health & Counseling Services hosted several events to raise awareness about eating disorders. The goal this year was to teach students how to be critical consumers of the media. The main event was the showing of “Miss Representation,’...

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...

Local artist creates book of paintings

October 31, 2012

  Karolyn Alexander Tscharnack decided she would finally become an artist in April 2003. Today she is an accomplished local artist who published her first book. Tscharnack’s book, “Watercolor Cookbook – Recipes for Mixing Delicious Color,” features not only instructions on how to...

Science departments explore Yellowstone

October 3, 2012

  When Samantha Decker, a junior multimedia major, was approached by her biology professor, George Clokey, about a trip to Yellowstone Park, she hesitated. “I was really skeptical on going on the trip, considering I was a communication major,” Decker said. Decker talked to an advisor and fou...

Whitewater walks to help the hungry

September 26, 2012

The Christian Rural Overseas Program Hunger Walk offers an easy way to help people around the world by taking a stroll through Whitewater. The CROP Hunger Walk, an event on Oct. 7, is organized by several community churches to raise money for the local food pantry and those in need all over the world. This...

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