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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...

Student government candidates engage in debate

Student government candidates engage in debate

March 16, 2014


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March 16, 2014   By Vesna Brajkovic   After a close-call with disqualification, the Nathan Perry and Lucas Tomachek were able to attend the Whitewater Student Government (WSG) 2014-2015 Presidential Election Debate against candidates Rob Emmett and Thomas Ziolkowski on March 11...

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. ...

Rezoning causes student housing changes

Rezoning causes student housing changes

October 2, 2013


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By Lucas Wimmer   UW-Whitewater students will experience some changes involving where they can live off campus after the Whitewater Common Council completes zoning rewrites. The zoning rewrites have been in the works for the last two years. The Common Council hopes to finish them by the end of this year. Common Counci...

Free legal advice available for students

Free legal advice available for students

May 8, 2013


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  As college students, there are many times when a lawyer could be helpful. Disagreements with a landlord, underage drinking tickets and traffic tickets are all common occurrences among students. But lawyers can be expensive, and college students do not usually have money readily available...

Countdown to Earth Week

Countdown to Earth Week

April 10, 2013


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Justin Murphy and Dylan Waldhuetter are the newly elected president and vice president of Whitewater Student Government for the 2013-14 school year. As Earth Week approaches, the team is already focusing on the improvements of sustainability efforts on campus.  They are planning new projects that they...

Q&A with WSG election candidates

Q&A with WSG election candidates

March 20, 2013


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  Candidates vying for the positions of Whitewater Student Government president and vice president sat down with the Royal Purple to answer questions about why they are running. Today is the last day to vote for the 2013-14 election. Voting can be completed at uww.edu/join/. Justin Murphy & ...

Whitewater Student Government Election Debate

March 14, 2013


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Whitewater Student Government presidential elections are underway. Three candidates are campaigning for the position of president for the 2013-2014 school year. Justin Murphy, Connell Patterson III and Spencer Schoates, along with their running mates, participated in a debate on March 12 at the Univeristy...

Investing in entrepreneurs

Investing in entrepreneurs

March 13, 2013


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Student entrepreneurs could potentially receive mirco-loans through the UW-Whitewater Student Chamber of Commerce. Sophomore Dan Fink, the co-founder of the chamber,  said micro-loans are usually used for the initial costs associated with starting a business, such as inventory, supplies or machinery. ...

New vending machines provide healthier choices

New vending machines provide healthier choices

January 30, 2013


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  Two new 2bU vending machines, which provide healthier snack options with a focus on all-natural products, were installed last October located in the University Center and Fischer Hall. Canteen, which is under a vending contract with the university until 2014 and is the largest vending service...

New Chamber of Commerce targets student businesses

September 19, 2012


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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


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  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...

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