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UW-W needs mental health support groups

Students walk along the sidewalks near the James R. Conner University Center Nov. 14.
November 30, 2020

Mental Health is a topic that we shy away from talking about, and that is something that needs to change. Mental Health is an important topic, and needs to be normalized. It needs to be normalized, in...

There’s an imposter Among Us

There's an imposter Among Us
Among Us, You’re Sus
October 18, 2020

Who called a meeting? Where was the body? Red is sus. Blue is sus. Who’s the imposter? Most college students around campus probably are aware of these terms if they’ve been keeping up with the rest...

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

Music on the Mind: Seek out local music and embrace community pride
May 1, 2018

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...

Disco and Drag

Disco and Drag
April 23, 2018

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...

Love songs and overcoming Nicotine addiction

Love songs and overcoming Nicotine addiction
April 23, 2018

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...

Guns and bail money

Guns and bail money
Discovering the value of rap music
April 9, 2018

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....

A day in the life working at the UC

A day in the life working at the UC
Students share their day-to-day experiences
April 9, 2018

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...

Plato is not a punk rocker

Plato is not a punk rocker
April 2, 2018

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...

Aspiring Educators hold annual conference

Aspiring Educators hold annual conference
March 19, 2018

  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...

Music on The Mind: Appreciation of the artist

Music on The Mind: Appreciation of the artist
March 5, 2018

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...

Greeks embrace local cultures

Students of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity show pride for their Greek organizations at an annual talent show during Greek Week on Feb. 22 in the University Center Hamilton Room.
February 26, 2018

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...

Music on the Mind: The Beauty of Disagreement

Music on the Mind: The Beauty of Disagreement
February 26, 2018

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),...

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