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Suggested absence for voting

Kyle Olson, Journalist

March 9, 2020

Whitewater Student Government (WSG) just passed a new bill for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater addressing a possible proposal for excused absences on election days. The Excused Absence on Election Days Act is a suggestion to the Chancellor’s Cabinet to establish civic engagement. “There are so many...

Listening to student concerns

Kylie Jacobs, Biz & Tech Editor

February 24, 2020

The Whitewater Student Government (WSG) hosted a budget listening session to address student and community member’s questions and concerns, as well as hearing from both members of the Student Government and faculty about possible improvements for both enrollment and the budget on Monday, Feb. 17. Ale...

One Word about Whitewater

The crowd listens to Chancellor Watson speak about campus issues.

Olivia Storey, News Editor

September 30, 2019

Shortly after arriving on campus, Chancellor Dwight C. Watson began a project in an attempt to help people understand how faculty, students and the community feel about the campus. He asked that people send him one word that they feel best describes Whitewater. “When I had my ‘Chancellor Chat’,...

WSG tackles pronoun usage bill

Olivia Storey, News Editor

September 24, 2019

The Whitewater Student Government (WSG) proposed a piece of legislation regarding pronoun usage for students at UW-W to their floor on Monday, Sept. 16. The bill was submitted by Ethan Hoeppner, the director of student affairs, and Austin May, the newly elected Parliamentarian. "Originally, when I...

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