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Marine’s new mission: Brave rough waters

Marine’s new mission: Brave rough waters

March 5, 2014

  March 5, 2014 By Amanda Ramirez   Many Americans recognize “Semper Fi” as the motto of the U.S. Marine Corps., but not everyone knows the meaning of the phrase. Semper Fidelis is a Latin term that translates to “always faithful.” U.S. Marine Nic Doucette, a junior at UW-...

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...

Helping Whitewater’s sister-city

April 6, 2011

In 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast and has since been named the worst natural disaster in U.S. history. The UW-Whitewater chapter for the non-profit organization Habitat for Humanity took an eight-day trip to Bay St. Louis, Miss., to help with building duplexes for the new community Seal Pointe....

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