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Campus institutions supply stress relief for finals

Campus institutions supply stress relief for finals

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

December 10, 2018


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Between late night study sessions and the pressure of getting a good grade, final exams can cause a lot of stress for students – a stress that the staff at the Andersen Library and the University Center hope to alleviate. “The ‘Relaxathon’ is a three-week long initiative, designed to provide...

Students decorate pumpkins for prizes

Students decorate pumpkins for prizes

October 29, 2015


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By Signe Trewyn Oct. 28, 2015 October is the month dedicated to fall colors, Halloween, trick-or-treating and, of course, pumpkins. For several weeks, the University Center has displayed an arrangement of decorated pumpkins. The pumpkins were decorated as everything from ice cream cones...

LEAP into success with group workshop

LEAP into success with group workshop

March 4, 2015


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  March 4, 2105 By Kim Wethal   A group of faculty and students on campus would like to see UW-Whitewater’s students ‘LEAP’ for the stars, instead of just shooting for them. Students learned how the higher education initiative Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) is relevant to their goals on campus ...

Age-old tradition kept alive in daily bell toll

October 23, 2014


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Oct. 22, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic Sleeping in after hitting snooze three times leaves only 15 minutes to get dressed, brush your teeth and get out the door. As you run past Hyland Hall and reach the University Center, no time to check your phone, you hear a bell chime. Noon. You’re officially...

Campus thanks workers

Campus thanks workers

September 19, 2014


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By Vesna Brajkovic Sept. 17, 2014 Every morning on campus the garbages are emptied, the stairwells are cleared of pizza boxes from the night before and the hallways are freshly vacuumed by ‘invisible people’ the campus can’t function without–the custodians. On Sept. 12, the custodians...

Gallery exhibit wants students to ‘LEAP’ in

Gallery exhibit wants students to ‘LEAP’ in

April 16, 2014


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April 16, 2014 By Lauren Piek   In college students choose a major to study so that a dream job can be achieved after graduation. UW-Whitewater’s LEAP initiative was created to help students understand what employers are looking for. LEAP is hosting an exhibit April 16 to 30 at Roberta’s...

Students can see ‘Where Dreams Begin’

Students can see ‘Where Dreams Begin’

March 19, 2014


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March 19, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus By Signe Trewyn   Roberta A. Fiskum Art Gallery’s newest exhibit includes Black Student Union artifacts and black history memorabilia. BSU President Connell Patterson III said the exhibit is a tribute to the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and designed to inform students of  U...

Lincoln impersonator performs for exhibit

Lincoln impersonator performs for exhibit

February 25, 2014


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Feb. 27, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik   After two years of applying for grants, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater was finally able to receive the funding it needed to host “Lincoln: the Constitution and the Civil War,” a traveling exhibit to honor the 16th president. Kim Adams, ass...

Artist’s appearance provides many opportunities

October 10, 2012


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  Eric Lee describes his artwork as aesthetic, back-painted sealed glass that can withstand years of wear and tear from nature. Besides his glasswork, he also makes functional artwork by painting on aluminum. On Oct. 11, Lee will come to campus to provide four opportunities for students...

Photo exhibit to showcase student events

April 25, 2012


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Students and community members who have ever wondered what a student organization or group does on campus will get the chance to see through photos. Student organizations submitted photos that will be featured in the “Involvement Photo Display.” The photos were taken by members of groups...

Hands-on exhibit gives viewers chance to play with art

April 4, 2012


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An upcoming exhibit titled “Arthouse Gaming” features a form of art most people generally overlook: video game art. “Technology is becoming a forerunner of different types of media that students are responding to,” Roberta’s Gallery Supervisor Kim Adams said. “We thought that it would...

Prepare for Cinco de Mayo, paint a margarita glass at Roberta’s Gallery

April 4, 2012


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Students will have the opportunity to paint their own designs on glass in an upcoming margarita glass workshop in the University Center. The workshop is open to all students, faculty, staff, and community members, but a majority of the participants are students. The margarita glass workshop, facilitated by Angie Al...

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