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Navajo silversmiths visit Whitewater

Navajo silversmiths visit Whitewater

Marisa LaBello, Senior Staff Writer

March 6, 2017

The captivating, intricate and respectable hand-crafted work of a world renowned Navajo silversmith is building anticipation and excitement at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Allison Snowhawk Lee, award-winning artist and one of the greatest American Silversmiths, is visiting Whitewater for ...

Beyond the Scale: Survivor Story

Marisa LaBello, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017

With less than three months left in the semester, I have tunnel vision for that moment I walk across the stage and receive my diploma. Not only because I will escape the stress of graduating, but it will also represent a recovery triumph. I did not think I would be alive to have this milestone to...

A dog’s purpose drops the ball

Marisa LaBello, Senior Staff Writer

March 1, 2017

As someone who spoils two endearing Labradors and is full-fledged lover of dogs in general, it was inevitable that I would be drawn to read A Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron. The novel gives the reader an insightful view of the world through a dog’s mind as he (sometimes she) progresses through multi...

Council clashes over annual Spring Splash

Marisa LaBello, Senior Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

The City of Whitewater Common Council collectively agrees that the annual Spring Splash party is a growing concern for all residents, but disputes on handling the event became an issue for the Common Council. City Manager Cameron Clapper announced  at the Feb. 7 meeting that Wisconsin Red, a business that promotes ...

Graduate goodbyes: Experience lands summer internship

May 3, 2016

May 4, 2016 It’s hard to believe this semester is coming to a close. Being the lifestyle editor has made the time fly. For me, the position made the last few months go by so fast because taking on the work was busy, challenging and fun. I went into the position having little experience in print jo...

Respect should be the only “r-word”

Respect should be the only “r-word”

March 8, 2016

March 8, 2016 Spread the Word to End the Word, a national campaign dedicated to eliminating use of the word “retarded” is emphasized during March; however, having a close relationship with someone with a disability, I think omitting the “r-word” should be something everyone should work towards...

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 health challenges, and not everyone reaches out for help. Studies conducted by the Jed foundation and ...

Tips to help promote safety on the road ways

January 27, 2016

Jan. 27, 2016 By Marisa LaBello As the weather changes to icy extremes, possible car troubles become a burden for students. Threre are ways to ensure safe travels when driving your car this winter. After dealing with a significant amount of battery issues and lock outs, UW-Whitewater police officer S...

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