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UW-W Students go MADD for volunteering

UW-W Students go MADD for volunteering

April 30, 2014

Make a Difference Day supports the surrounding communities April 23, 2014 By Michael Riley Senior Katelyn Wurtz has been involved in UW-Whitewater’s Make a Difference Day for the past five years, serving as a volunteer and on the event staff. Now as student coordinator of the event, Wurtz...

Students head out to clean campus and community


April 23, 2014

UW-W joins Janesville for a greener Earth April 23, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus By Signe Trewyn   Make a Difference Day is back for its ninth year, but this year UW-Whitewater will collaborate with Janesville for a greener community. Make a Difference Day began in 2005 a with a group of...

Comedian’s travels lead her to UW-W

Comedian’s travels lead her to UW-W

May 1, 2013

  Jessi Campbell has ventured across the world, will make first stop in Whitewater May 2: “I’ve seen the entire country, and I get to make people laugh. It’s a dream job.” These are the words of Jessi Campbell, a comedian who’s traveled all over the United States delighting audie...

Students gain experience, service hours at local schools


February 6, 2013

  America Reads provides students with an “eye opening experience,” according to junior Katelyn Wurtz, former student coordinator of American Reads. UW-Whitewater offers students the chance to earn valuable experience and gain community service hours through the national volunteer program,...

Reading band aims to expand campus jazz scene

October 3, 2012

  For the past five years, WI- JEN, a network in Wisconsin based on jazz education, and SEAL have sponsored a Jazz Reading Band, which is an event where students are invited to listen to and participate in performances. SEAL Manager Katelyn Wurtz said this event is held three times every semester. The next Jazz Reading Band will be held from 9 to 11 p.m...

SEAL offers students dance club environment

September 19, 2012

  In order to give students a safe alternative to drinking and partying, SEAL will host a free club night this Thursday. “Students love the dance environment,” SEAL intern Katelyn Wurtz said. “We thought we’d offer that club environment that you can only get if you pay so much money to g...

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