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UW-W demonstrates metal sculpting

May 7, 2014

April 7, 2014 By Kristie Weiss The iron pour, a decade-long tradition on campus, was held at the Center of the Arts this past Saturday, April 26. Teresa Lind, who teaches the sculpture class at UW-Whitewater, puts on this event as a fundraiser to help acquire new tools and other materials for th...

Bottle fill stations keep students cool, green

Bottle fill stations keep students cool, green

April 23, 2014

  April 23, 2014 By Kristie Weiss   Students Allied for a Green Earth and other campus organizations are working to place filling stations throughout campus buildings to promote the use of refillable plastic water bottles over single-use bottled water. Wesley Enterline, sustainability...

Saving lives, one pint at a time

Saving lives, one pint at a time

April 16, 2014

  April 16, 2014 By Kristie Weiss and Jacqueline Schaefer   The UW-Whitewater Student Optimist Club teams up with the Red Cross to host its blood drive every April and November. The blood drive this semester was held April 9 to 10 in Esker Dining Hall. For some students, this...

Therapy dogs give students a rest

April 3, 2014

  April 3, 2014 By Kristie Weiss   With the stress of everyday responsibilities leading up to finals, everyone could use a little break.  Myrna McCallister, library director, and Rebecca Jones, library public relations and events coordinator, worked together to find a way to relieve...

New FYE director hopes to inspire, challenge students


February 26, 2014

  Feb. 26, 2014 by Kristie Weiss   Connect. Achieve. Succeed.  This is the motto of the First Year Experience (FYE) office, which provides guidance to incoming students and families to help transition them into the college community. This semester, FYE welcomes two new people...

Romance blooms on Leap Day

February 29, 2012

After four years of dating, Crystal DeMott and Josh Meyers will be celebrating their anniversary on the exact date they began dating, Feb. 29. DeMott and Meyers started dating in 2008 after meeting each other through a mutual friend. The two attended Milton High School where Meyers played varsity...

‘Night club’ dance to hit UW-W

January 25, 2012

Student organization SEAL will be hosting a night club themed dance on Jan. 26, open to all UW-Whitewater students. The dance, called “Night Club,” will start at 8 p.m. in the University Center Hamilton Room and is expected to last until 1 a.m. the following morning. SEAL, who has hosted many...

Secret Santa 101

December 14, 2011

Commentary by Kristie Weiss Secret Santa gives us that element of surprise we all had as kids opening a present on Christmas morning. Shops in and around Whitewater offer a lot of opportunities to find that perfect secret Santa gift that won’t empty your pockets. The Janesville Mall, about 20 m...

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