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A cleaner Whitewater

Dauntae Green and Felicity Knabenbauer October 3, 2021

Saving the environment makes a difference for Whitewater citizens. A group called Protect Whitewater Waterways along with the UW-W American Marketing Association (AMA) and many volunteers from town got...

Saving the planet one research program at a time

Saving the planet one research program at a time

Alicia Dougherty, Editor September 19, 2021

Climate change has become one of the most challenging problems of our time and is one that many scientists around the world have been working to prevent further damage to our planet. Now the University...

Sustainability Office Director Wes Enterline shows an intrigued staff some historical photos of The Hamilton Green, an old five-acre garden used by the university when it was originally a normal school that instructed teachers.

Stepping into the past

Felicity Knabenbauer, Lifestyle Editor August 29, 2021

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has an extensive history that expands nearly one and a half centuries. This history is rich with a background in botany and sustainability projects that makes UW-W’s...

Fossil Fuels and the UW System

Fossil Fuels and the UW System

The University of Wisconsin Divestment Coalition (UWDC) is a new state-wide organization with the mission to unite student organizations throughout the University of Wisconsin System to demand a just divestment...

Letter to the Editor: Tobacco waste toxic to the enviroment

May 6, 2015

May 6, 2015 More and more effort is being put into living more green and protecting our environment, but people may not think about the impact of tobacco litter on the environment. In the U.S. alone,...

Satisfy your sweet tooth at the SweetSpot

Satisfy your sweet tooth at the SweetSpot

May 1, 2013

  Most kids dream of becoming firefighters, ballerinas, policemen, teachers or doctors. They play pretend and envision what it would be like in the future. For most children, these dreams are slowly...

Getting their hands dirty for a cleaner earth

April 20, 2011

It’s a group of more than 20 members dedicated to educating and preserving the earth and it’s resources, both locally and nationally. Students Allied for a Green Earth began in 2007, and has steadily...

Working on sustainability key for environmental award

March 8, 2011

The Whitewater community is now accepting nominations for the Fourth Annual Whitewater Environmental Achievement Award. The awards, given by UW-Whitewater, recognize nominees who have made contributions...

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