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Whitewater resident says Szerlong is the right choice

Ryan Detra, Whitewater Resident

November 5, 2018

Dear Editor, Special interest groups are formed from individuals who seek stronger political representation.  There’s nothing wrong with that. I’ve watched as endorsements came in for Rep. Don Vruwink.  Most recently, the Wisconsin Educational Technology Leaders gave Don an award. His achievement? He went to Wa...

On the chopping block: $250 million cut to UW System means $5.8 million loss for UW-W

September 30, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal News Editor Emily Lepkowski Staff Editor While the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater didn’t lose the most money when the state budget was finalized (UW-Madison shouldered the largest loss with a reduction of $52.8 million), UW-W saw the amount of state assistance for educat...

Political engagement important

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 When I got to college, I had a pretty narrow mindset on what I thought was right and wrong. My political views were not just my personal views. I wore them on my chest and refused to see another side. I grew as a person the day I started asking questions. Maybe it was the journalist...

Letter to the Editor: Councilmember decries attendance for ‘A’

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 My name is Stephanie Abbott.  I am 24 years old and I graduated from UW-Whitewater in May 2013.  In November 2011, I was appointed to (and continue to hold a position with) the Whitewater Common Council, a position in which I represent many UW-Whitewater students. I am a conservative....

Long-term solution more important than tuition freeze

Long-term solution more important than tuition freeze

April 30, 2014

April 30, 2014 Editorial Staff Opinion With an American job market that has seen its fair share of struggles lately, earning a college degree has become increasingly important. Unfortunately for students, the cost of this degree has become less affordable year after year. After a $1 billion surplus...

Whitewater couple fights for gay marriage

Whitewater couple fights for gay marriage

February 5, 2014

Feb. 5, 2014 By Michael Riley   Two UW-Whitewater employees are among four couples named in a lawsuit filed Monday aiming to lift Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriage. “We expect that this lawsuit will bring the freedom to marry to all Wisconsinites,” said Larry Dupuis, legal director...

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