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Halloween around the world

October 29, 2014

Oct. 29, 2014 By Amber Levenhagen Halloween is an American holiday by tradition, however, many cultures celebrate in their own way. What started as an ancient religious ritual is now a day celebrated with costumes, trick-or-treating and parties. Forty-five countries currently are represented...

UW-W hosts bands from around the world

UW-W hosts bands from around the world

September 18, 2013

By Elise McArdle   Want to travel the world without leaving campus? On Sept. 18, three diverse bands from different countries will perform at the World Music Festival in the Young Auditorium. Playing at 6 p.m. is Kardemimmit, a band composed of four young women from Finland. Kardemimmit...

International Education Week celebrates ‘common ground’

International Education Week celebrates 'common ground'

February 27, 2013

  Students who are interested in studying abroad or want to celebrate international diversity can partake in International Education Week from Feb. 25 to March 1. The Center for Global Education is hosting the week in order to raise awareness about the international opportunities on campus. “This...

Adventures Abroad

April 25, 2012

Dia duit! (That’s hello in Irish!) As of today, I will have 37 days left in Ireland. It may seem like a lot, but I know that time will fly by. I feel so comfortable here. Dublin is my home, and thinking about leaving makes me extremely sad. This irreplaceable experience has changed my life in the ...

Students plan to travel for spring break

March 21, 2012

Seniors Rose Schneider and Chris Kautza are packing their bags and heading out of Wisconsin to go on spring break. While studying abroad in Ireland for the semester, senior Rose Schneider will be traveling to multiple countries over her spring break, or “reading week” as they refer to it in Ir...

Adventures Abroad

February 15, 2012

Hello Whitewater! I can’t say I miss Wisconsin, especially with the recent snowstorm. The most action I’ve seen in Ireland’s sky is usually a rain shower every day, accompanied by a muggy, foggy layer. The good part about this is that all the grassy fields near my apartment are vibra...

Kelsey Welke’s Adventure’s Abroad

January 18, 2012

Meet with the Global Education Director, Kevin Spears: check. Receive acceptance letter from Dublin City University in Ireland: check. Buy round-trip airplane ticket: check. Pay for housing at Shanowen Hall: check. Start packing for my study abroad exchange: Well, that’s on my to-d...

Fiskum Gallery displays photographs from around the world

January 18, 2012

The first exhibit of the spring semester in the Roberta A. Fiskum Art Gallery will take viewers on a trip around the globe. “Through the Lens of a Traveler” features photos from Ghana, Ireland, Mexico and Ecuador. All the photos from Ghana, Ireland and Mexico were taken by the Travel Study ...

Ireland’s Gaelic football has grown throughout the years

March 15, 2011

In an effort to promote traditional Irish sports and reject foreign influences, the inception of the Gaelic Athletic Association was introduced in 1884 in Ireland. At that time, there were many forms of Irish football played throughout the country. The GAA chose to support a form of Irish football...

Ith Seo (eat this)

March 15, 2011

INGREDIENTS  • 1 cup raw, grated potatoes  • 1 cup mashed potatoes  • 1 cup all-purpose flour • 2 tsp baking powder • 2 tsp salt • 2 eggs, lightly beaten • 1/4 cup milk • Butter or oil for frying DIRECTIONS Grate potatoes into a cheese cloth and twist to remove excess water. Mix dry ingredients together. Add raw potatoes and mashed potatoes tog...

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