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Letter to the Editor: American history is essential to foreign policy

January 26, 2016

Jan. 26, 2016 In response to Brian Kevin Beck's Dec. 9 letter I honestly thought Mr. Beck’s letter was satire at first. I couldn’t believe that someone would write such an inflammatory call to arms in a college paper. Mr. Beck is claiming we are facing a foe “greater than Hitlerian fascism, Ru...

Speakers share stories from time abroad

October 17, 2012

  Four students will present stories on studying abroad and being an exchange student at the Global Café today at 5 p.m. in the Andersen Library. Global Café is a student run event with a purpose to inform students about the culture and economy of other countries by students who have traveled...

Three UW-W students forced home from Japan

April 6, 2011

Unfulfilled. This is the way sophomore Tomera Sheets feels about being forced to leave from the study-abroad program in Japan by the UW System. “I worked so hard to get where I was and it ended so shortly and so suddenly,” Sheets said. In addition to Sheets, juniors Andrew Miller and Alex Mi...

Support for tsunami relief needed

March 30, 2011

Though the uproar over Gov. Scott Walker's budget-repair bill has been a focus for many UW-Whitewater students, faculty and staff, we must take time to support a much larger issue. As of March 21, the combined toll of dead and missing was more than 21,000 people after an 8.9-magnitude earthqua...

Earthquake, tsunami hit home

March 16, 2011

When an earthquake is strong enough to be read on a seismometer half way across the world, it’s obvious millions of people will be affected.   Whether it was the 8.9 magnitude earthquake centered just off the east coast of Honshu, Japan, or the tsunami that followed killing tens of thousands of people, parts of northeastern Japan were devastated by the natural disast...

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