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Take pride in Hispanic Heritage Month

The UW-W Latinos Unidos organization
Latino Unidos celebrates Latinx culture on the Whitewater campus
October 11, 2020

UW-W Latinos Unidos members celebrate their proud Latinx culture in the midst of Hispanic Heritage Month. Oct. 7 Latinos Unidos hosted a virtual event to share the impact of Latinx culture on America in...

Orgs bring poets to the prime time

Event gives UW-Whitewater poets a chance to shine during the Thursday night event
April 22, 2019

This April, in honor of National Poetry Month, Latinos Unidos, the Poetry Club and Andersen Library are teaming up to give UW-Whitewater students their chance to shine with Primetime Poetry II. The Thursday...

Should immigrant workers fear ICE?

Many farms rely on immigrant workers, some of whom are undocumented citizens. Some are concerned that deportations could leave farms shorthanded.
Although not targets, workers’ fears persist
May 3, 2017

The United States government is not “rounding up illegal immigrants,” some officials say, but many farm workers – some of whom are undocumented citizens – still hold fears regarding the prospect...

Numbers, voices of campus diversity

Numbers, voices of campus diversity
January 25, 2017

At the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, more than 9,000 undergraduate students identify as Caucasian/ White, almost enough to pack Perkins Stadium. Meanwhile, the amount of students who identify as...

By the numbers and voices: Racial and ethnic diversity on campus

December 29, 2016

  By Ashley McCallum Dec. 16, 2016   At the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, more than 9,000 undergraduate students identify as Caucasian/ White, almost enough to pack Perkins...

Racist terms, social media cause outcry

Up in arms: Derogatory terms, social media posts cause outry
February 23, 2016

By Nathan Kober Feb. 24, 2016 Freshman Black Student Union (BSU) member Tatyana Covington told Chancellor Beverly Kopper she has considered transferring out of UW-Whitewater due to the racist and...

Organizations team up for mental health

January 27, 2016

  Jan. 27, 2016 By Marisa LaBello Recent data gathered from the Jed Foundation, an emotional and suicide prevention organization, reveals that one-third of college students experience mental...

Commencement speaker finds she has what it takes to succeed

December 8, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Dec. 9, 2015   While her lungs may not have been working the day Fernanda Contreras was supposed to apply to be the commencement speaker for this semester’s ceremony, she...

Disabilities don’t stop Pena

Disabilities don't stop Pena
September 30, 2015

By Ashley McCallum Lifestyle Editor   The shuffling of eager feet, the rolling of wheels on Razor scooters, shouting from friend-to-friend about assignments and weekend plans. Students hear...

Connection Center assists organizations

Mai Yer Yang and Junior Shavaughn Lawson work at the Warhawk Connection Center desk behind the computer lab near Career and Leadership Development. The Connection Center provides resources for student organizations on campus.
October 1, 2013

By Lea Staedtler   New and returning students will be happy to find a new resource center on campus. The Warhawk Connection Center (WCC) added a new front desk to the former open space shortly...

UW-Whitewater celebrates Cesar Chavez Day

Orlando Verdecia
March 19, 2013

  José Vásquez, a member of the UW System Board of Regents, spoke at the University Center Hamilton Room on March 12 in honor of Cesar Chavez day, and discussed the past, present and future of...

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