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Jacqueline Schaefer, a psychology major, has been named the winter commencement speaker at the ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 17. After graduation, Schaefer says she hopes to attend medical school and enter the field of psychiatry.

Nicole Aimone, Assistant News Editor

December 14, 2016

For Jacqueline Schaefer, graduating college isn’t going to be the biggest moment of her life. Her life will be filled with moments that help to build the person she is going to be. As the December graduation student commencement speaker, her goal is to inspire other graduates to see the potential i...

Make summer break count

May 8, 2014

  May 7, 2014 Commentary by Jacqueline Schaefer, Lifestyle Editor   Who doesn’t love summer? Sunshine, warm air and many options for outside activites make summer the best time of year. Although it may sound appealing to waste your summer away lying outside watching Netflix, there...

Column: More sustainable packaging beneficial for everyone

May 7, 2014

May 7, 2014 Commentary by Jacqueline Schaefer Imagine you are hungry, starving, haven’t eaten in two days. You rush to the store to get some food, because, for some strange reason, you don’t have any food in your college dorm. You’re craving potato chips, so you by several dozen bags. And...

Running around the clock to defeat cancer


April 30, 2014

  April 30, 2014 By Samantha Phillips and Jacqueline Schaefer   Relay For Life, an annual event sponsored by the American Cancer Society, aims to rememer those who have lost their battle with cancer. “Most people on campus probably know someone who has been touched by cancer,”  said Hailey Everson, UW-Whitewater Relay For Life co-chair. ...

Saving lives, one pint at a time

Saving lives, one pint at a time

April 16, 2014

  April 16, 2014 By Kristie Weiss and Jacqueline Schaefer   The UW-Whitewater Student Optimist Club teams up with the Red Cross to host its blood drive every April and November. The blood drive this semester was held April 9 to 10 in Esker Dining Hall. For some students, this...

College Democrats excel to new heights

April 16, 2014

  April 16, 2014 By Jacqueline Schaefer   During the College Democrats of Wisconsin State Convention, the UW-Whitewater College Democrats received an honor. They were given the College Democrats 2013 Chapter of the Year Award. The convention, April 4 and 5 in the Hilton Center...

Paintball team aims to make history


April 9, 2014

  April 9, 2014 By Jacqueline Schaefer   It’s been on campus since 1999. It won the national championship in 2009. Now in its 15th year on campus, the UW-Whitewater Paintball Club looks to make UW-W proud on April 10 as the team heads to Florida for another national competition. Whil...

Whitewater: Another place to call home


March 12, 2014

  International students share thoughts about American culture   March 12, 2014 by Jacqueline Schaefer   Every year, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater hosts many international students. These students come from all over the world and from various backgrounds to f...

Living miles apart

February 12, 2014

  Feb. 12, 2014 By Jacqueline Schaefer   Surviving distances large and small Junior Nichole Lattin is no stranger to distance. She and her boyfriend, Wyatt Webster, have been together for almost two and a half years. They have survived a challenging freshman year when Lattin a...

Dance marathon joins campus, community

Sam Pick

February 5, 2014

  Feb. 5, 2014 By Jacqueline Schaefer Students invited to dance through the night to raise money for children’s hospital   A new charity will dance its way to campus this spring. University of Wisconsin -Whitewater’s first dance-a-thon will make an appearance March 1 to 2. ...

Massages treat body, soul

Tom Lightfield

February 5, 2014

  Feb. 5, 2014 By Jacqueline Schaefer   Massage therapist Tom Lightfield is a busy man. Not only does he live on a small farm and work from his house, Lightfield also spends two days per week at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Lightfield works in the University Health...

Winter Activities Prohibited

Mike Sacco

January 29, 2014

  Jan. 29, 2014 By Jacqueline Schaefer Whitewater winter wonderland not destined to happen    It’s winter, and in Wisconsin, winter means snow. Lots of it. While snow may be a negative thing, it also can be a good tool for recreational activities, such as skiing, sledding...

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