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Baldwin seizes victory, first female Wis. senator

November 12, 2012


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  “Tonight, at the end of a long and hard-fought campaign, we have won a huge victory for Wisconsin’s middle class,” Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D) said during her victory speech. Baldwin has beaten former Gov. Tommy Thompson (R) in the race for a seat in the United States Senate making her...

Eat This! Apple Cider Float

October 24, 2012


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Apple Cider Float   The Steps 1.  You will need vanilla ice cream, apple cider, one cinnamon stick and nutmeg. 2.  Heat 2 cups apple cider with the cinnamon stick over medium heat until warm (about 5 minutes). 3.  Put a scoop of ice cream into your glass. 4.  Pour warmed cider over ic...

Album Review: Michael Jackson’s ‘Bad 25’

September 12, 2012


Filed under Arts & Rec

It left the world asking “who’s bad”? This time around, will Michael Jackson’s “Bad 25” have the same effect, or will it be a flop? Exactly 25 years after Michael Jackson’s “Bad” album was released, it was announced “Bad 25” would be released on Sept. 18. The album features...

Students hosting 5K challenge

April 25, 2012


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Students and community members have a chance to get dirty for a cause. Students of the Recreation Programming and Leadership class are hosting The Dirty Bird 5K Challenge on Friday to raise money for Treyton Kilar’s Field of Dreams. The obstacle course will feature pyramids, hay bails, tire runs,...

Dance space to help college ‘immensely’

April 25, 2012


Filed under Arts & Rec

“Do you know what it’s like to come to work for nine years and be a problem?” Associate Professor of dance Barbara Grubel asked referring to getting in everybody’s way. That is one of the biggest reasons behind the latest addition to the Young Auditorium. The dance program at UW-Whi...

Campus radio station 91.7 The Edge to host annual fund drive

April 18, 2012


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Local bands, a dunk tank and a fashion show will be the featured events at this year’s 91.7 The Edge’s annual fund drive. “The success of the fund drive is based solely on the participation from people on campus or in the community,” WSUW News Director Kyle Johns said. “It’s the people...

‘Adventure’ piece to be highlighted in concert series

April 18, 2012


Filed under Arts & Rec

A small group of music students have the opportunity to perform their composition pieces in the Sonict Music Ensemble Concert Series. The Sonict Music Ensemble, which was created by three UW-Whitewater music faculty members, hosts six to eight concerts over the academic year. Associate Professor...

Students’ passions displayed in Annual Juried Art Show

April 11, 2012


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More than 20 students were honored with monetary awards Monday night at the Annual Juried Art Show. “A lot of it comes from passion,” senior Alysa Powell said about her inspiration for her prints. Powell had two prints in the exhibit, one titled “The Haunted Transform,” and another titled “Follow Me,” which won overall third place. The pie...

Andersen Library needs to be open longer

March 7, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Have you ever been in the situation where you wake up and say, “OK, today I am going to get a lot done.” You then get all your stuff together and go to the library. Only when you get there, you realize it is closed. This usually happens to me on Sundays. I get to the library and find out it won’t...

District 2 candidates debate hot topics

February 29, 2012


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Current District 2 representative Stephanie Abbott and write-in opponent Andrew Denman are battling over several issues as they prepare for the upcoming Whitewater Common Council election. The District 2 seat they are vying for is comprised mostly of UW-Whitewater students. Abbott, a senior at UW-Wh...

Restored Student Success Center opens doors today

February 22, 2012


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After a lengthy remodel, the Student Success Center is hosting an open house today to debut the new space. The Student Success Center is located in the back of the main floor in the Andersen Library and houses two programs: the honors program and the undergraduate research program, along with a new satelli...

Missing paychecks due to UW System outage

February 15, 2012


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Students, faculty and staff members might have noticed issues with their last paychecks, while some were left unpaid. Prior to the Feb. 9 pay date, the payroll processing software the entire UW System uses crashed, leaving 30-40 people without a paycheck at UW-Whitewater. Director of Human Resources...

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