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Music at First Sight

Music at First Sight

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

April 30, 2018

Ego Mechanics is not your average rock band. They are a rock duo created by Seth Arp, a University of Wisconsin-Whitewater alumnus, and Jonathan Ross, who together love to play blues rock. “It’s the kind of band you can take home to mom, but also take out on the town,” their Bandcamp bio re...

Jitters coffee house hosts local DJs

May 7, 2014

  By Chris Clapper   Electronic dance music will soon be heard on UW- Whitewater campus. On May 6, Andrew Eppen and Mark Jansky will be the resident disc jockeys in Jitters Coffee house, located in the Wells East. “We are really trying to get the EDM (electronic dance music)...

Jitters serves mocktails, education

Jitters serves mocktails, education

November 6, 2013

Nov. 6, 2013 By Katie Kane When most people hear the word “roofies” or “date rape,” most minds probably go straight to an episode of Law and Order SVU.  Many are unaware of how many people are violated while under the influence each year and how often it goes unreported. “I have never heard of anyone being drugged or taken advantage of at a party...

Bands “rock” to benefit charities

Bands “rock” to benefit charities

March 6, 2013

  UW-Whitewater’s student organization Peace, Education, and Action through Creative Engagement will hold on their annual benefit concert, Rock for Peace, from 4 to 10 p.m. on March 7 in Jitters, located in Wells West. Rock for Peace is a free concert, although $2 donations are encouraged for...

Police give safe party tips

Police give safe party tips

March 6, 2013

  With spring break quickly approaching, University Police and the Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse thought it would be the perfect time to spend a week reminding students to be safe while they soak up the sun. Amanda Krentz, Wellness and AODA drug educator, helped organized the event. “The...

Auction sells dates, services

Auction sells dates, services

February 13, 2013

  First dates are awkward, uncomfortable, and for most girls, it can be a “call my phone with a fake emergency” kind of night. Students no longer have to encounter the unbearable embarrassment of a first date. UW-Whitewater’s Residence Hall Association is providing a Date and Service...

“What the Hall?!” spotlight on Wells West

October 12, 2011

By Mimi Ramirez Sheldon Bean has called Wells West home for the past two years. “It has been a good experience to meet a mix of people and be exposed to all different groups and lifestyles,” Bean said. Because Bean had such a great experience living in Wells West his freshman year,...

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