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Time to vote: The future depends on you

October 30, 2014

Oct. 29 2014 Attention all college students – the time is here. Your opportunity to help set your future in employment and life is NOW. A little history fact is that the life style of most of you students are the results of many years of unions that were determined to increase the wages, health,...

College Democrats’ chairperson supports Burke

October 30, 2014

Oct. 29 2014 As you are probably well aware of right now, election season is right around the corner with November 4th being designated as the big day where you get to decide the fate of several politicians who are looking to represent us, not only as residents of Wisconsin, but as residents of the...

UW-W student contends WSG’s decision

October 30, 2014

Oct. 29 2014 I am writing to inform you of my concerns with the tobacco policy that our campus currently has.  I do not agree with it and I wish it would change.  Recently WSG made it clear that they were opposed to the new policy that was proposed to make UW-Whitewater a tobacco free campus because...

WSG vote does not reflect students’ views

October 30, 2014

Oct. 29 2014 As a current student here at UW-Whitewater, I feel as though the opinions of the students as a whole were misrepresented by the decisions made by WSG in regards to the Tobacco Free Campus policy. The president of WSG has made it clear that he opposes the passing of the Tobacco Free Campus...

Kilkenny for Wisconsin State Senate: A supporter’s tribute

October 23, 2014

Oct. 22 2014 Dan Kilkenny, a lifelong resident of Walworth County, is running for Wisconsin’s 11th State Senate District. Active in the community, Dan serves on the Walworth County Board and on the Town Board of Darien. I have had the privilege of working with Dan on both the Walworth County...

UW-Whitewater should be a tobacco-free campus

October 23, 2014

Oct. 22 2014 Formaldehyde, Cadmium, and Benzene. Why am I naming these presumably toxic chemicals? Because we are all breathing these in daily while walking to class, work, or on a daily jog and we don’t even know it. These chemicals are all found in second hand cigarette smoke along with many other...

UW-W needs more handicap parking available

October 16, 2014

Oct. 15 2014 Have you ever been running late for class and get to campus and the worst-case scenario happens…no parking.  You find yourself driving around for an extended period of time looking for a spot.  The only spot available is the one in the very back corner of the last row.  You park...

The truth about UW-W and sexual assaults

October 16, 2014

Oct. 15 2014 In the National College Health Assessment at UW-Whitewater done in Spring 2013, 39.3% of the respondents said they never received information from our university about sexual assault/relationship violence prevention.  This is rather concerning since in 2013, 14 forcible sex offenses...

Domestic violence in the National Football League

October 16, 2014

Oct. 15 2014 Every Sunday countless individuals gather around their living room televisions to watch in anticipation as their favorite professional football team strives for a win. Watching NFL has become such a tradition for the men and boys of America that it is no wonder their recent negative attention...

Let’s keep Wisconsin moving forward

October 2, 2014

Oct. 1 2014 The upcoming gubernatorial election presents two very different candidates and two very different paths for Wisconsin.  Through Governor Walker’s bold reforms and willingness to choose what is right over what is easy, our state has made a comeback. From eliminating a $3.6 billion budget...

UW-W College Republicans comment on Burke’s plagiarism

September 25, 2014

Are students being held to a higher standard than a candidate for Governor? [Whitewater, WI] – On Friday, Buzzfeed first reported that Mary Burke, democratic candidate for Governor, plagiarized several parts of her jobs plan. UW-Whitewater College Republicans, Chairman, Allison Strauel released...

UW-W professor responds to misconceptions

September 25, 2014

Sept. 24 2014 Dear UWW Community: I am writing in response to last week’s opinion piece published under the title “Faculty Bias an Issue at UW-W.” The op-ed grossly misrepresented my actions, words, and beliefs. It quoted a single sentence from an e-mail that I sent to faculty in the College...

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