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UW-W chemistry student selected for national program

UW-W chemistry student selected for national program

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

April 24, 2018


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Over 130 students nationwide applied but only 24 were selected; Senior Chemistry Major Katherine Ceschi was one of them. Ceschi was selected to attend a six week program during the summer at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, New York on Long Island, where she will study nuclear chemistry. Ce...

Congressional ban on gun control

Congressional ban on gun control

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Gun violence is often touted as an argument of haves and have-nots, but we should have this conversation from the premise of research. In 1996, Congress passed the Dickey Amendment as part of the omnibus spending bill, which stated, “None of the funds made available for injury prevention and control ...

Video game used for STEM workshop education

Video game used for STEM workshop education

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

April 15, 2018


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Children gathered last week at Irwin. L Young Memorial Library in Whitewater to build their very own virtual city. On Saturday, April 7, the library hosted its Super STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Saturday workshop. This week focused on civil engineering and city building in ...

Facebook goes to Washington

Facebook goes to Washington

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

April 9, 2018


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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify on to the Senate and House next week on Tuesday, April 10 and Wednesday, April 11. Zuckerberg will appear in front of the Senate judiciary and the commerce committee on Tuesday and the energy and commerce committee on Wednesday. Zuckerberg has never t...

Far Cry 5 gameplay disputes former critics

Far Cry 5 gameplay disputes former critics

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

April 9, 2018


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Before it received a 9/10 from GameSpot and 8.9/10 from ign.com, Far Cry 5 was muddled in controversy because of its story. After its release however, that criticism may have been misguided. Far Cry games are based on the premise of being stranded in an area and having to fight your way out against ...

Heavy is the hand that holds the hymnal

Column by Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Over Spring Break, I attended Easter Sunday service with my family, like I do every year. Except four years ago, I stopped practicing religion. I grew up Lutheran, but post-confirmation I went through as much of a mental mid-life crisis as a fifteen-year-old can. I decided it would be best disassociate...

Lambeau Tobacco leaps into Whitewater

Lambeau Tobacco leaps into Whitewater

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

March 11, 2018


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Moe Awad, the general manager of Lambeau Tobacco, works in an interesting setting. Behind him are construction noises, hanging wires and wallpapered, leftover dressing stalls with doors still intact from the clothing store Maurice’s that had previously rented the building. Hang a left and go through ...

Workshop gives glimpse into new learning system

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

February 26, 2018


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The University of Wisconsin system is switching from a Learning Management System (LMS) to a Digital Learning Environment (DLE). This is fancy mumbo-jumbo talk for the initiative incorporating more technology into the learning environment like Google Drive and switching from Desire 2 Learn (D2L) ...

Sotherland Customs focuses on fitness

Sotherland Customs focuses on fitness

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

February 26, 2018


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Sotherland Customs hosted an open house for the community Feb. 24, showcasing how the shop can support people’s passion to get out and ride. John Sotherland owns the business located in the BicycleWise and Sports Fitness building on W. Main St. in Whitewater. “My goal is to make a positive imp...

Snapchat botches facelift in latest app update

Snapchat botches facelift in latest app update

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

February 21, 2018


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Snapchat, the social media platform popular with millennials and their younger counterparts, has received harsh criticism after rolling out a new update at the beginning of February. The biggest shift on the application amongst other changes was combining the ‘conversations’ and snapchat stori...

Alcohol council serves new view

Alcohol council serves new view

Garrett Kluever, Biz and Tech Editor

February 19, 2018


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It sounds like the start of a college joke. Three people--a student, a housing rep, and a retired teacher--walk into a bar. And that bar was just given its full service license by the three: Jimmy Schulgit, a University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Senior, Stephanie Goettl, who works for DLK Enterprises and Carol McCo...

Career fair seeks UWW students

Career fair seeks UWW students

Garrett Kluever, Biz and tech Editor

February 13, 2018


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Izzy Martinez represents CollegePossible, a non-profit organization that guides high school kids through college and into the workforce. If there’s anyone who knows how important it is to get real-world experience while in college before landing a job, it’s her. The Spring Hawk Career Fair that...

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