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UW-W police services swears in newest officer

UW-W police services swears in newest officer

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

February 8, 2017


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Hawk, as a new canine team member of UW-Whitewater Police Services Department did solemnly swear to serve the community and uphold the law. With a paw dipped in ink, Hawk left his footprint on a formal document during his inauguration ceremony on Jan. 31 in the UW-Whitewater University Center. Dozens of s...

Benefits of Walker tuition proposal unknown for UW-W

Benefits of Walker tuition proposal unknown for UW-W

Kimberly Wethal, Co Editor-In-Chief

January 25, 2017


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In his seventh State of the State address earlier this month, Gov. Scott Walker promised that the upcoming ’17-19 state biennial budget wouldn’t just include a third UW System tuition freeze, but also a tuition cut for in-state students. Until the budget numbers are released around mid-February,...

Vacant no more

Vacant no more

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

October 19, 2016


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What was once a grocery store is soon to be a Community Outreach Center owned and operated by University of Wisconsin-Whitewater administration, which opened discussions to relocate one, or several, on-campus units into the old Sentry Foods building. The University purchased the building, but figures...

UW-W enters year with budget surplus

Kimberly Wethal, Co-Editor in Chief

October 7, 2016


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Last year, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater officials were facing an unbalanced budget situation and were anticipating a necessary $1 million dip into cash reserves just to keep instruction going during the 2016-17 academic year. However, just a few weeks into the academic year, Vice Chancellor fo...

Regents approve tuition raise

April 12, 2016


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By Kimberly Wethal April 13, 2016   There’s plenty of differences between college tuition hikes and a campus climate task force, but at the most recent UW System Board of Regents meeting, one of those differences became the length of discussion. The Regents spent a considerable amount of time near...

On the chopping block: $250 million cut to UW System means $5.8 million loss for UW-W

September 30, 2015


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By Kimberly Wethal News Editor Emily Lepkowski Staff Editor While the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater didn’t lose the most money when the state budget was finalized (UW-Madison shouldered the largest loss with a reduction of $52.8 million), UW-W saw the amount of state assistance for educat...

Budget prompts tuition hike

September 8, 2011


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Tuition rates have increased 5.5 percent for the 2011-2012 school year at UW-Whitewater due to the state’s proposed budget to limit spending. Effective this fall, students will pay an extra $322 annually for their tuition. The 5.5 percent tuition increase affects all UW schools and colleges. The...

Where did those new benches come from?

April 13, 2011


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Although it may be difficult to encourage college students to recycle on campus, this may get easier with the university’s two new environment-friendly additions that are made out of recycled milk jugs. The new benches in Heide Hall and garbage bins in the University Center are all made out of 97...

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