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Movember comes back to campus

October 30, 2013

  By Dylan Meyer   The number is 30,090.  This is the number of deaths in the United States from prostate and testicular cancer to date in 2013, according to Cancer.gov. Today, there are 246,510 total cases between these two types of cancer. UW-Whitewater’s fraternity Alpha Sigma...

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Get to know campus Greeks

April 24, 2013

  Rifeta Badic and John Jensen are both presidents of Greek organizations. Their sorority and fraternity are different in size and personality, but they both show deep pride to be the leaders of their organizations. Badic, president of Gamma Alpha Omega Sorority, Inc., said the organization...

New program will provide discounts at local businesses

December 5, 2012

  A new Student Savers Club Program will soon be offered to UW-Whitewater students thanks to the collaboration of Whitewater Student Government and  Collegiate Services Inc. A contract with CSI, which was approved by WSG on Nov. 26 after presenting the idea at the Nov. 12 WSG meeting, will...

Students vote down redistricting act

November 14, 2012

  The Student Representation Efficiency Act was voted down during the Whitewater Student Government elections held on Oct. 30 and 31. If passed, the act would have resulted in the Drumlin and Esker district being combined into one district, On-Campus. “In the past, we have had to turn...

West side residence hall renovations proposed

October 25, 2012

  Plans to connect five of six residence halls presented to Whitewater Student Government: A proposal to renovate dorms on the west side of campus was presented to Whitewater Student Government Oct. 1. If approved, dorm renovations will connect Fricker, Arey and Benson halls as well as...

A student’s guide to voting in Whitewater

October 24, 2012

  Registration requires multiple steps to complete: Well over half the student population is expected to vote in the upcoming Nov. 6, 2012 Presidential Election. “Both sides of the political spectrum have passionate supporters and I expect there to be a huge turn-out.” John Jense...

WSG campus redistricting act requires student vote

October 24, 2012

  Students can vote to redistrict campus for Whitewater Student Government because of legislation recently passed by the Senate. Currently, WSG has four districts: Drumlin, which represents students on the west side of campus; Esker, representing students on the east side; Off-Campus and At-Large,...

New parking meters line campus

September 19, 2012

  The university has put new parking meters along Prince and Prairie streets because of an agreement the city and university made last year. After putting a large number of resources into improving the condition of streets, the city decided to add meters to help with the cost of repairs. UW-Whitewater...

New Chamber of Commerce targets student businesses

September 19, 2012

Whitewater Student Government has instated a Chamber of Commerce directed toward student business owners. The idea was first presented to former WSG President Patrick Johnson last school year by the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization. Johnson began to work with CEO on a Chamber of Commerce on...

Chamber of Commerce may soon be established on campus

September 12, 2012

  Whitewater Student Government, which held its first meeting last Monday, will be voting whether or not to establish a Chamber of Commerce on campus at its next meeting. A local business owner addressed WSG last school year expressing the need for a Chamber of Commerce on campus to assist...

WSG tables smoking ban vote until fall 2012

April 18, 2012

With a vote of 13-7, Whitewater Student Government decided to postpone voting on the UW-Whitewater Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Campus Committee’s campus smoking-ban proposal until next year. “It wasn’t that we’re trying to delay the legislation, it’s that the legislation has no knuckles...

Jensen, Jordan win elections

April 4, 2012

Sophomores John Jensen and Danielle Jordan won the Whitewater Student Government presidential elections with 338 votes. The pair beat the second-place write-in combination of juniors Patrick Jamar and Jamie Selck by 327 votes in the March 20-21 elections. Jensen, a political science major fr...

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