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Commencement re-structured due to growing participation

Students’ decorative graduation caps sit on display during the Fall 2016 commencement ceremony. Changes in this year’s commencement activities are due to the large crowds from students and families.

Kimberly Wethal, Co Editor-in chief

February 28, 2017

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is having growing pains when it comes to spring commencement. With recent spring undergraduate ceremonies featuring over 1,400 students during a 3.5 hour affair, the event is undergoing change for this semester’s graduates. Spring commencement has been split...

Organizations team up for social awareness

March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic   Six different groups, normally with six different missions, will team up for a week to share one common goal: awareness. Justice Week, which started March 10 and runs through March 13, is a collaborative event of several of the justice organizations...

Empower organizes Kiva Koncert

November 7, 2012

  On Friday, Nov. 2, the Hamilton Room played host to a concert benefiting Kiva, a charity organization that deals in micro lending. The Kiva Koncert was the brainchild of Senior Cody Sheehy. He is the president of Empower, the UW-Whitewater beneficiary for Kiva. Donations given at the...

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