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Org of the Week: IMPACT

Org of the Week: IMPACT
December 2, 2019

IMPACT is a student organization on the UW-White- water campus that focuses on creating a safe space for students of any sexual, romantic or gender identity, including allies. Additionally,...

Celebrating National Coming Out Day

Participants of Pride Center and National Coming Out Day Celebration await speaker Jacob Tobia.
Pride Center hosts speaker Jacob Tobia on holiday
October 21, 2019

IMPACT and Career and Leadership Development (CLD) hosted a National Coming Out Day celebration in the Warhawk Connections Center on Thursday, Oct. 10, which featured keynote speaker Jacob Tobia. Tobia...

The people of the RP have forever changed me

May 6, 2019

Writer Anna Taylor once said, “Some people arrive and make such a beautiful impact on your life, you can barely remember what life was like without them.” When I arrived at the Royal Purple and the...

Creating an IMPACT

Student organization to celebrate LGBTQ+ community at event
November 28, 2018

Not every student receives love and support when they go home for Thanksgiving. IMPACT, the LGBTQIA+ student organization at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, recognized this and decided to host...

Innovation Center wins Impact Award

Innovation Center wins Impact Award
April 15, 2018

The Whitewater University Innovation Center won the Impact Award in Mixed-Use from the International Business Innovation Association (InBIA) in February of 2018. InBIA is the largest member-based entrepreneurial...

How you can change life today

November 1, 2017

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day has passed, but your chance to make an impact remains.  University of Wisconsin Whitewater is trying to bring awareness to a big issue impacting each of us. The...

Org supports students during holiday season

Org supports students during holiday season
December 14, 2016

For some students, going home for the holidays means comfort and relaxation. But for others it may not be the case. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students (LGBT*) may have a difficult time celebrating...

College love: only a swipe away?

February 9, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal Feb. 10, 2016 The pressure’s on. Walmart’s aisles have transformed from the leftover holiday misfit toys to pink and red boxes of chocolate and teddy bears holding hearts with...

Ally Open House aims to build bridges

September 23, 2015

By Sidney Birkett Sept. 22, 2015 PRIDE Center Intern Sam Azzaro believes UW-Whitewater students are not only supportive allies to fellow LGBTQA peers, but to one another as a whole. This was the...

Panelists discuss marriage equality

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 By Brad Allen The long-debated issue of marriage equality was discussed in the Marriage Equality Roundtable Discussion Panel on Wednesday, April 8 at noon in the UC room 259. The panel...

Org makes IMPACT: UW-Whitewater LGBT* & Allies organization hosts 6th Anual Drag Show, participates in Pride Week

April 1, 2015

  April 1, 2015 By Alexandria Zamecnik     When host of the 6th Annual UW-Whitewater Drag Show, Vivian Storm, announced the first performer to the catwalk, timid cheers...

UW-W will see gender-free bathrooms in future

October 16, 2014

Oct. 15, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik Imagine if every time you had to use the restroom, you felt fear over which bathroom you would choose, the male or the female. This is a reality transgender students...

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