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Stress relief on and off campus

Stress relief on and off campus

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

March 4, 2019

For many, it’s easy to get caught up in the stress of daily life, but it isn’t always easy to find a place to relieve that stress. It was this need that drove UW-Whitewater staff and Whitewater residents  to create a few extra programs both on campus and in town to help alleviate stress. For sta...

Whitewater… Then and now: UW-Whitewater campus in the 1960s

Whitewater… Then and now:  UW-Whitewater campus in the 1960s

October 2, 2014

Oct. 1, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic UW-Whitewater is ever-expanding with new construction plans popping up at every reach of campus. Each year, students encounter gradual changes as the student body expands and buildings, facilities and grounds become outdated. This historical campus, founded in 1868,...

Inside UW-W: Esker Dining Hall

Inside UW-W: Esker Dining Hall

September 25, 2014

By Julia Busshardt Sept. 24, 2014 Some students in college just go about their routine, eating the food offered in the dining halls without much thought. It’s convenient, and there’s not much need to think much about it. However, students sometimes can’t help but wonder what is going on behind...

WSG appeal puts slate back on ballot

WSG appeal puts slate back on ballot

March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic   The Perry/Tomachek slate successfully appealed to the Whitewater Student Government WSG on March 10, after being disqualified from the election ballot on March 6, due to missing signatures. Nathan Perry and Lucas Tomachek were two signatures short...

Earth Week mindset should not end in April

May 1, 2013

  Earth Week may have ended, but that does not mean taking care of the Earth should be ignored for the rest of the year. The Earth constantly needs our attention and care. The events and lessons learned during Earth Week should be used every day of our lives. Patrick Jamar, president of Students...

Chartwells makes healthy eating easy

Chartwells makes healthy eating easy

February 20, 2013

  Many college students generally struggle to keep a healthy diet with their on-the-go lifestyles. The UW-Whitewater Dining Services in partnership with Chartwells will continue to improve its services to encourage healthy eating for students on campus. Chartwells recently added a nutritional...

Whitewater welcomes winter holidays

December 5, 2012

  With the holiday season upon us, many students look forward to family gatherings, stuffed stockings, caroling, decorating trees, eating baked goodies and most importantly, no classes. Get in the holiday spirit, and check out some of these local celebrations before heading home for the holidays. Join...

Students vote down redistricting act

November 14, 2012

  The Student Representation Efficiency Act was voted down during the Whitewater Student Government elections held on Oct. 30 and 31. If passed, the act would have resulted in the Drumlin and Esker district being combined into one district, On-Campus. “In the past, we have had to turn...

WSG campus redistricting act requires student vote

October 24, 2012

  Students can vote to redistrict campus for Whitewater Student Government because of legislation recently passed by the Senate. Currently, WSG has four districts: Drumlin, which represents students on the west side of campus; Esker, representing students on the east side; Off-Campus and At-Large,...

Drumlin Dining Hall reconstruction

October 3, 2012

An extensive renovation process is taking place this semester at Drumlin Dining Hall.  The project is on schedule for its grand opening on the first day of the 2013 spring semester. “This is the most exciting thing I have seen being done since I started working here,” Ann Rakowiecki, marketing...

New residence halls planned

May 2, 2012

UW-Whitewater’s Residence Life Committee is looking to build three to four residence halls between now and 2031, at which time Wells Hall will be demolished. “Wells is not very ADA [American’s with Disabilities Act] friendly or handicap accessible because the hallways and rooms are very small and there’s reall...

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