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History inspires annual diversity forum

September 26, 2012

  During the summer of 1964, poll taxes, voter ID laws and death threats prevented people from exercising their right to vote. The Freedom Summer Campaign, a group made up mostly of students, traveled to Mississippi in 1964 to register as many African American voters as possible. The campaign...

Former music student speaks to college

September 19, 2012

  Convocation is a way of broadening horizons and teaching each other the importance of uniting the college as a whole. “We are stronger when we work together,” Dean Mark McPhail said when mentioning why the convocation is important to the university. Every year, an alumni from each department ...

Historical photographs depict change

February 29, 2012

In light of Black History Month, the Crossman Gallery is paying tribute to the Civil Rights Movement by bringing an award-winning photographer and his photographs to UW-Whitewater. In 1964, Herbert Eugene Randall, Jr., was awarded the John Hay Whitney Fellowship for Creative Photography. Soon after rec...

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