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Letter to Editor: UW-W coalition observes Alcohol Awareness Month

April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015 This April is Alcohol Awareness Month, founded and sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) since 1987. This year’s theme is: “For the Health of It: Early Education on Alcoholism and Addiction.” Alcohol use is a serious, complex issue....

On duty with campus security officers

October 10, 2012

The Campus Security Officer program formed in fall 2010 due to the congestion of vehicles and students crossing Starin Road. Starting out with only five employees, the CSO program’s ability to provide services was limited. In fall 2010, multiple hate crimes occurred on campus. “Because the...

Police wear denim to raise awareness

April 25, 2012

UW-Whitewater students and staff can donate jeans and other denim apparel today and throughout the month in acknowledgment of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The university police department is working with University Health and Counseling Services to sponsor activities and fundraising in support...

Students look to Adderall for increased grades

February 1, 2012

Nearly a third of UW-Whitewater students have illegally taken Adderall, but an alarming 51 percent have thought about taking the unprescribed drug at least once. UW-Whitewater Police Sgt. Faye Schouten said illegal amphetamine use is a growing problem on campus. “Once [amphetamine] is on campus,...

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