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Letter to the Editor: Student supports Staggs and Zamecnik for WSG

March 11, 2015


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March 11, 2015 From high school best friends to student leaders on the UW-Whitewater campus, Savana Staggs and Alexandria Zamecnik have exemplified what it means to be exceptional individuals. Both have been involved with the Whitewater Student Government for years and have contributed more to...

Tobacco-Free Resolution fails to pass through Whitewater Student Government

October 8, 2014


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Oct. 8, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik   The Tobacco-Free Campus Resolution failed to pass through the Whitewater Student Government (WSG) senate, with a vote of 5-13 with 4 abstentions. The resolution says the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will develop a voluntary compliance system...

Faculty Senate responds to classroom recording

Faculty Senate responds to classroom recording

April 2, 2014


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By Alexandria Zamecnik April 2, 2014   The UW-Whitewater Faculty Senate unanimously passed a resolution on March 11 to prohibit students from recording in class and other curricular activities without the expressed permission of the instructor and notification to all students in class. The...

Referendum removed from WSG ballot

Referendum removed from WSG ballot

March 19, 2014


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  March 19, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik   The Whitewater Student Government election ballot offers more than just two slates running against each other. Before the WSG Senate meeting on March 17, two non-binding referendums were to be placed on the ballot. Non-binding referendums...

WSG appeal puts slate back on ballot

WSG appeal puts slate back on ballot

March 12, 2014


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March 12, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic   The Perry/Tomachek slate successfully appealed to the Whitewater Student Government WSG on March 10, after being disqualified from the election ballot on March 6, due to missing signatures. Nathan Perry and Lucas Tomachek were two signatures short...

Zoning overlays impact student housing

March 12, 2014


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March 12, 2014 By Michael Riley   Whitewater Common Council and the Planning Commission decided on March 10 to move the second half of the Zoning Rewrite Meeting to an on-campus Common Council meeting on Tuesday, March 18 in the University Center. Multiple community members, landlords...

Guest speaker cites ‘white rage’ in 2010 elections

Guest speaker cites ‘white rage’ in 2010 elections

March 5, 2014


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Student captures controversial comments by guest speaker March 5, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik   A speaker whose comments stirred up controversy in a general education class has pushed the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater into the national spotlight. Former Milwaukee county supervisor...

Former U.N. Ambassador speaks to UW-Whitewater

Former U.N. Ambassador speaks to UW-Whitewater

February 26, 2014


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Feb. 26, 2014   By Michael Riley   Sichan Siv escaped Cambodian genocide in 1976 off the back of a truck with his mother’s scarf, an empty bag of rice and $2. Exactly 13 years to the day, Siv began to serve as deputy assistant to President George H.W. Bush in the White House. ...

UW-Whitewater students take stance on State of the Union

UW-Whitewater students take stance on State of the Union

February 5, 2014


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Feb. 5, 2014 Information compiled by Michael Riley Information compiled by Alexandria Zamecnik   The Royal Purple interviewed three different student political leaders on campus; Shane Otten of Young Americans for Liberty, Jonathan Fera of College Democrats and Madeline Walton of Colle...

Sarah Bregant is not your ‘common’ student

Sarah Bregant is not your ‘common’ student

January 29, 2014


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UW-W senior hits links, books and local government Jan. 29, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik   When Sarah Bregant came to UW-Whitewater to play golf and attend the business school, she never expected she would end up serving as the voice of the entire student population. As a Whitewater...

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