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Vaping targets younger audience

Vaping targets younger audience

Shannan Lojeski, News Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under carousel, News

Roughly 30 students, staff and community members attended a forum focused on vaping and the dangers of tobacco use Feb. 19 in Heide Hall. The forum, “Tomorrow’s Potential Customer”, was sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Communicating Health in Practice (CHIP) and Social Work...

Internships, jobs key in furthering education

Benjamin Pierce, Managing Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

There’s no doubt that coursework and education in a classroom play a key role in preparing students for full-time work in their area of study. Professors harbor tons of valuable information and real-world experiences to further the education of students. Homework and exams ensure that students remem...

Save the tap: it’s not that simple

November 17, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Nov. 17, 2015 There are many bubblers with water bottle refill stations located across campus from Heide Hall to the University Center. These bubblers should be taken advantage of each day of the week by students with reusable water bottles. It’s important to continue using reusable water bottles so land...

Letter to the Editor: Facing the gun; what will we actually do?

Letter to the Editor: Facing the gun; what will we actually do?

October 20, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Oct. 20, 2015 Once a year, I dream that a shooter enters the building where I teach. It's all so irrational: what the shooter wants, and those weak assertions to "put down the gun" and "no one needs to get hurt." In the first part of these dreams, I face the gun. In the worst of them, the gun turns on ...

Cold hands, warm heart

Cold hands, warm heart

December 10, 2014


Filed under Lifestyle

Dan Sandow, a student who uses a mobility device, overcomes the challenges of making the daily journey to class in winter Dec. 10, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic Slipping on a pair of brown, heavy-duty work gloves and powering out of the doorway into the 24 degree air and onto the freshly snow-dus...

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

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

October 2, 2014


Filed under Lifestyle

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,...

Campus Master Plan will renovate Res Halls, dining

May 7, 2014


Filed under News

  By Vesna Brajkovic   UW-Whitewater plans to go out with the old, like Esker and the Wells Towers, and in with the new and improved campus renovations. The 2014 Campus Master Plan, the university’s vision for the development on campus over the next 15-20 years, was presented...

Biographer shares stories of Rolling with the Stones

March 19, 2014


Filed under Arts & Rec

March 19, 2014 By Nat Edson   The “Beggar’s Banquet” was a “fanzine” that catered to those hungry for information about the rock  mega-group the Rolling Stones. A fan-based magazine lasting nearly two decades with a worldwide subscription, it covered topics other media couldn’t,...

UW-Whitewater Forensics Team shines in California

UW-Whitewater Forensics Team shines in California

January 29, 2014


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Speech team finishes second out of 24 collegiate teams Jan. 29, 2014 By Michael Riley   The UW-Whitewater Forensics Team took second place out of 24 schools at the two-day Cal State University, Long Beach Swing Tournament on Jan. 24 to 26. The seven-person team competed in 11 different...

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