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UW-W alumni create Skill Pong


December 11, 2013

Dec. 11, 2013 By Kayla Edgar When college students think of ping-pong balls and cups, they automatically think about drinking and playing beer pong.  When Kris Kahn and Rick Bergmann were in college, they saw an opportunity to create a new product, Skill Pong. Bergmann and Kahn were playing...

Healthy tips at a glance

December 11, 2013

  Dec. 11, 2013 By Kayla Edgar   As college students, we tend to develop bad eating habits.  Whether we are too broke to afford good, healthy food so we just eat what we can get. Maybe it’s because we are just too lazy to pick healthy choices and just pick up the nearest bag...

A survivor’s journey

Derrick Hoverson

November 20, 2013

Colleges Against Cancer president recalls personal experience with illness   Nov. 20, 2013 By Kayla Edgar   Derrick Hoverson was just like any other high school freshman starting at a new school in 2008, until one summer day his life changed forever. Hoverson was diagnosed wi...

Helping those in need

Kalyn Maxfield

October 30, 2013

  Students’ project benefits local food pantry By Kayla Edgar   Students in all residence halls on campus will have a chance to give back to the community during The Hunger Games Food Drive competition that runs through Nov. 25. The food drive is between the east and wes...

Recognizing oppression

Students participating in Boxes and Walls

October 15, 2013

  Interactive display brings awareness to diversity, oppression on campus   By Kayla Edgar   Students on campus will have a chance to experience what it is like for their peers have faced oppression their entire lives when Boxes and Walls returns to campus from Oct. 14...

History recalled

Archived Royal Purple article

October 15, 2013

Faculty and staff members, past and present, remember the day UW-Whitewater’s most historic landmark went up in flames   By Kayla Edgar   The building that represents UW-Whitewater on numerous pennants, notebooks and campus memorabilia is not just a building, but a historical...

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