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SaVE takes back the night

May 3, 2016


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By Maddy Scheel May 4, 2016 In alignment with Sexual Assault Awareness Month, UW-Whitewater held the third annual Take Back the Night event on campus. Take Back the Night was one of many national movements that aimed to end sexual, relationship and domestic violence.    These events were spon...

Bike share program relaunched for spring

Bike share program relaunched for spring

April 26, 2016


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By Maddy Scheel April 27, 2016 Now that Spring has come, Whitewater Student Government (WSG) is relaunching their Bike Share Program. The relaunch of the program took place on April 19 after it had taken a hiatus during the winter months. The program was started by former WSG Sustainability Direct...

Facilities plea for bird seed

Facilities plea for bird seed

April 12, 2016


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By Maddy Scheel April 13, 2016   They say money doesn’t grow on trees, but it can buy you a bronze leaf to place on one on UW-Whitewater’s campus. In an attempt to help replenish the campus’ bird seed supply, the Facilities Planning & Management department is offering those...

Debate between political orgs held before primary

Debate between political orgs held before primary

April 6, 2016


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By Maddy Scheel April 6, 2016 The Young Americans for Liberty, College Democrats and the College Republicans gathered on March 30 in Timmerman Auditorium for the second Whitewater political debate. The debate consisted of three topics: gun control, conflict in the Middle East and wealth and inequality. The even...

Forums offer campus climate solutions

Forums offer campus climate solutions

March 30, 2016


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By Kimberly Wethal and Maddy Scheel March 30, 2016 The UW-Whitewater Campus Culture Working Group discussed  short- and long-term plans for campus betterment during open forums   the week before spring break. The forums were the result of the Feb. 23 Action Forum and feedback from students, faculty an...

Residents receive alternate bus route

February 23, 2016


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By Maddy Scheel Feb. 24, 2016 Two months after the loss of funding for public transportation, Whitewater residents receive an alternative route. The new bus route is called Milwaukee-Janesville Loop. It makes two daily stops in Whitewater on the way from Janesville to Milwaukee. Although the bus is not a replacement ...

Flu shots still available for students on campus

February 16, 2016


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By Maddy Scheel Feb. 17, 2016 Flu season is still here. In fact, it’s in full swing. To prevent against the flu, University Health Counseling Services (UHCS) encourages students to consider a vaccination, even this late into the winter. “While it has been detected on campus, none of our t...

Yule Ball to be held Feb. 11

February 9, 2016


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By Maddy Scheel Feb. 10, 2016 The Order of Snitches and Witches, also known as the Marauders Common Room student organization, will be holding a formal Yule Ball for UW-Whitewater students –  pure-bloods, a squibs and muggles alike. The Yule Ball is a winter wonderland combined with Valentine’s...

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