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It’s On Us week

Participants of Whitewater Student Government’s sponsored It’s On Us week, panted trees during the tree planting memorial ceremony at the Campus Memory Garden.
October 28, 2019

During the week of Oct. 21, UW-Whitewater held It’s On Us week, a week dedicated to sexual assault awareness and prevention. Many events took place during the week, including booths in the University...

Ostermann takes on new role

Vice President Alex Ostermann speaks to attendants of the Whitewater Student Government Senate meeting on Monday, Sept. 9.
Long time WSG member becomes Vice President
September 16, 2019

Senior Alex Ostermann is the recently sworn in Vice President for Whitewater Student Government (WSG). This year, he is working alongside President Jen Purcell. “I started working at Career and Leadership...

The importance of sexual assault awareness

April 15, 2019

Every April, we see posters, flyers and clothing all around campus raising awareness for sexual assault and how to prevent it. Although many different departments and organizations host and provide their...

Al Gore live streams Q&A with Whitewater students

November 1, 2017

Two environmentalist student organizations on campus at UW-Whitewater livestreamed a Q&A session with former Vice President Al Gore, followed by Gore’s documentary “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth...

It’s On Us: Sexual Assault Awareness Week

Students release a lantern to honor victims of sexual assault during a survivors vigil on Oct. 27 outside Perkins Stadium. The ceremony was a part of “It’s On Us,” a national movement to raise awareness and prevent sexual assault on college campuses.
November 1, 2017

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater hosted the It’s On Us week on Monday, October 23 to Thursday, October 26. The It’s On Us week is dedicated to raising awareness and stopping sexual assault on...

Sexual assault a focus of conversation

Sexual assault a focus of conversation
October 25, 2017

UW-Whitewater is the only university in the state to devote an entire week to sexual assault awareness, said Bryan Thommes, Director of Student Safety for Whitewater Student Government (WSG). The “Its...

Preventing sexual assault on campus; ‘It’s On Us’

In recognition of April’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month, trees on the UW-Whitewater campus are decorated with blue ribbons to raise awareness about stopping sexual assault on campus.
April 26, 2017

On Thursday, April 27, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will be one of over 200 college campuses around the country spreading awareness of sexual assault. On that day, students and faculty are asked...

‘It’s On Us’ campaign in second year

September 16, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal News Editor Whitewater Student Government President Allison Hetz sees campus sexual assault as more than just a women’s issue. Rather, she looks at it as more of an “everyone...

Letter to the Editor: All students need to help prevention

April 22, 2015

April 22, 2015 April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). This year’s campaign focuses on sexual assault on college campuses. Campus sexual assault has long been an issue and now it is...

University launches campaign against sexual assault

University launches campaign against sexual assault
February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 By Alexandria Zamecnik UW-Whitewater launched an “It’s On Us” campaign on Feb. 12, the day before the final incident police report on the alleged sexual assault was released to...

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