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Career fair connects students, companies

Career fair connects students, companies

February 12, 2014

Feb. 12, 2014 By Katie Kane By Alexandria Zamecnik   More than 500 students attended the Multi-Cultural Career Fair on Feb. 5. The turnout was the best that the College of Business and Education has seen in years. The fair gave students the opportunity to visit company booths and speak...

‘Something out of a movie’

‘Something out of a movie’

November 20, 2013

Nov. 20, 2013 By Katie Kane Highlighting the destruction and scientific make-up of the meteor, Dr. Paul Rybski spoke about the 2013 Russian meteor event on Friday night in Upham Hall. “We are in a dangerous neighborhood,” Rybski said, starting off the lecture. On Feb. 15, 2013, at about 9:20...

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...

Get to know campus Greeks

Get to know campus Greeks

April 23, 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...

Get to know UW-Whitewater fraternities, sororities

Get to know UW-Whitewater fraternities, sororities

April 9, 2013

Brianna Welbourn and Ricky Conti, both presidents of Greek organizations, answer questions about Greek life on campus. Delta Zeta Sorority was founded on Oct. 24, 1902 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. The UW-Whitewater chapter was created on Sept. 20, 1956. They currently have 107 members. Delta...

Diversity dinner offers etiquette lessons

Diversity dinner offers etiquette lessons

January 30, 2013

  UW-Whitewater’s Diversity Networking Program will be holding an etiquette dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. on Feb. 4 in the University Center.  The event is an opportunity for students who are multicultural, LGBTQ, disabled, interracial or involved with the military to develop skills, connect with...

Anti-abortion organization hosts silent auction

November 14, 2012

  UW-Whitewater student organization Saving Life will hold a silent auction titled ‘Compassion’ to support Crisis Pregnancy Centers and Homes. Guest speakers will be present along with special music and prayer. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to noon on Nov. 17 in the Old Main Ballroom...

S.A.G.E. teaches ‘living green’

October 30, 2012

  On Wednesday, October 24th, student organization S.A.G.E (Students Allied for a Greener Earth), participated in Campus Sustainability Day.  The group gathered seeds from the various plants throughout campus and also ‘upcycled’ old t-shirts into bags and scarfs. According to president Pa...

Newly expanded campus greenhouse opens for tours

October 2, 2012

The Biological Department and Science Outreach Center teamed up for the first time to give the university an inside look at the newly-expanded campus greenhouse last Saturday. The Greenhouse Open House featured over 100 plants ranging from locally grown to exotic. The open house hosted guest speaker...

Group lends helping hand

October 2, 2012

By: Katie Kane   Helping Hands, a volunteer organization with a focus on helping people and animals in and around the Whitewater community, conducted a trash pick-up from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sept. 29 around campus. The group focused on parking lot clean-up. “[Helping Hands] has created long-lasting ...

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