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Music on the Mind: Seek out local music and embrace community pride

Music on the Mind: Seek out local music and embrace community pride

Jon Ball, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2018


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Live music has been a major source of entertainment for centuries. The earliest performances were by choirs singing hymns in church. One can only imagine the energy in the room and the state of awe felt by the churchgoers. The joyful sensation brought upon by live music has not changed. Every ban...

Disco and Drag

Disco and Drag

Jon Ball, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2018


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Imagine a baseball field, a wide-open diamond made of freshly cut grass. Now picture a mountainous pile of burning vinyl stinking up center field. Whenever there is a blazing heap of anything, a pack of ruffians will be in spitting distance. Visualize these yahoos dancing around the flames as if they ...

Love songs and overcoming Nicotine addiction

Love songs and overcoming Nicotine addiction

Jon Ball, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2018


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Nicotine and I starting dating while I was studying abroad in London last semester. She comforted me rain or shine. We hung out before class and after, on the way to the metro, or whenever I felt like it. Nicotine was always be there for me, and I failed to realize that as a red flag. I became cli...

Guns and bail money

Guns and bail money

Jon Ball, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2018


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Rap once found itself locked in a prison of musical ignorance that not only I, but everyone possesses in the deepest corners of their mind. Rap found itself cellmates with country and dubstep in my prison. But one night while I listened to National Public Radio, a quick-witted, canny and engagin...

A day in the life working at the UC

A day in the life working at the UC

Kaarin Lorum, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2018


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The James R. Connor University Center, located at the heart of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus, offers a sanctuary for students to eat, meet up with friends and enjoy other various activities in the Down Under. Students also come to the University Center every day to perform various tasks ...

Plato is not a punk rocker

Plato is not a punk rocker

Jon Ball, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2018


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When I look back on my childhood in bittersweet longing and regret, I distinctly remember the words “You do not have to be intelligent to enter government.” This bold statement was conceived by the mind of my grade eight history teacher, an individual who booted his filter to the curb when lessons...

Aspiring Educators hold annual conference

Aspiring Educators hold annual conference

Gabriella Neurock, Lifestyle Editor

March 19, 2018


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  On Saturday, March 10, the Aspiring Educators held their annual “Adulting Your Way to Financial Security Conference” in Hyland Hall. The event was put on by members of WEAC (Wisconsin Education Association Counsel), the state level of the organization, for other aspiring educators. The...

Music on The Mind: Appreciation of the artist

Music on The Mind: Appreciation of the artist

Jon Ball, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2018


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The singers and bands we hold near and dear have impacted our lives in myriad ways. Their lyrics have comforted us in times of breakups or failed exams. The melodies they composed have energized our bodies to move along with the rhythm. Their fashion influenced our physical message to the world and terrif...

Greeks embrace local cultures

Greeks embrace local cultures

Brad Allen, Managing Editor

February 26, 2018


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Curling competitions, a student talent showcase, a social banquet and food donations were among the events that occurred during last week’s student program referred to as Greek Week. UW-Whitewater Greek Life students sponsored a variety of events on campus last week to promote unity among fratern...

Music on the Mind: The Beauty of Disagreement

Music on the Mind: The Beauty of Disagreement

Jon Ball, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2018


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Music sends messages, develops discussion and creates unity. Its impact on society never ceases to amaze me. We are blessed with a multitude of genres and sub-genres such as Jazz (a personal favorite), hip hop and even math rock. Since there are so many differing types of music, it is only natural fo...

Natural Beauty: Why You Should Switch to a Cleaner and Kinder Beauty Routine

Briahna LeFave, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


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You get out your favorite felt tip eyeliner to draw a sultry, fierce cat eye-only to find you left the cap off the night before and you are in desperate need of a new one-like, now. We’ve all been there, I assure you. Going to the drugstore and grabbing the first L’Oreal eyeliner or Maybelline foun...

Dive into campus Diversity Week

Dive into campus Diversity Week

Catherine Smith, Lifestyle Editor

October 10, 2017


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The College of Arts & Communication will host the campus’s annual Diversity Week Oct. 16-20 through the theme of “pARTicipate.” The forum will exemplify diversity and inclusion through communication and art with dialogues, exhibitions and perspective-taking programming to emphasize the importan...

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