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Campus day of giving

Nathan Kober , Staff Reporter December 7, 2017

The University of Wisconsin Whitewater held its first Day of Giving on Tuesday Nov. 8. The campaign was organized to support student programs on campus, including scholarships and undergraduate research,...

The Great War lecture series and nationalism

Nathan Kober, News Writer November 15, 2017

Associate Professor of Languages and Literature Hala Ghoneim spoke about the history of Arab nationalism and World War I on Monday, November 13. The lecture was part of the Fairhaven Lecture Series:...

No more ‘kitten’ around

Nathan Kober, Staff Writer November 8, 2017

More than 50 cats will soon be able to return to their shelter in downtown Whitewater that was evacuated after a fire at Rosa’s Pizza at 180 W. Main St. on Oct. 7. The shelter, Touched by a Paw, is...

UW-W professor teaches war poetry

Nathan Kober, Staff Writer November 8, 2017

Professor of Languages and Literature John McGuigan presented To Do and Die: World War I Poetry and the End of Victorian Progress Oct. 9, as part of the lecture series Reflections on the Great War, which...

Al Gore live streams Q&A with Whitewater students

Nathan Kober, Staff Writer November 1, 2017

Two environmentalist student organizations on campus at UW-Whitewater livestreamed a Q&A session with former Vice President Al Gore, followed by Gore’s documentary “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth...

Hotel proposed for west side

Nathan Kober, Staff Writer October 25, 2017

The Whitewater Planning and Architectural Review Commission approved a proposal to develop a hotel on Whitewater’s west side. If approved, a 45 ft. tall, three-story, 70-room  Fairfield by Marriott...

New halls progress after years of delay

Nathan Kober , Staff Writer April 26, 2017

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved construction for a new residence hall at UW-Whitewater after  years of delays on Friday, April 7. The university expects construction to...

Pulitzer prize-winning author addresses students

April 26, 2016

By Nathan Kober April 27, 2016   The powerful effect of climate change was the major topic of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Kolbert’s lecture for the Contemporary Issues Lecture...

Budget cuts 40 positions, 42 courses

April 19, 2016

Information compiled by Nathan Kober April 20, 2016   Faculty and program cuts are on the way for UW System colleges, according to a report from the Board of Regents. The portion of the report...

Behind the gavel: The newest 13 UW System Regents

March 30, 2016

By Nathan Kober March 30, 2016   In recent years, the UW System Board of Regents has added some new faces in the years since Gov. Scott Walker has stepped into his role. Those faces are Walker...

Regents approve tenure changes

March 15, 2016

By Nathan Kober March 16, 2016   The UW System Board of Regents passed a new set of tenure policies on March 10, making it easier for campus administrators to fire faculty. The new policies...

Attendees of the forum sit together in groups to discuss solutions for UW-Whitewaters campus climate issue. The room had been much fuller at the beginning of the event where students and faculty were encouraged to share their stories – close to 430 people were there.

Action Forum pulls in high numbers of attendees

March 1, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal and Nathan Kober March 2, 2016 Freshman Ahmya Cheatham said it shouldn’t have taken a “Bloody Sunday” for students to rally together about race issues on campus at the...

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