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Beyoncé, Black Panthers and meme-sharing

Beyoncé, Black Panthers and meme-sharing

February 23, 2016

Feb. 23, 2016 I didn’t like this year’s Super Bowl halftime show because I don’t like pop music. And yes, I fully acknowledge the fact that I’m a pretentious hipster, and I prefer sad, boring folk music to fun, upbeat radio tunes. I’m making this clarification because although I didn’t necess...

Save the tap: it’s not that simple

November 17, 2015

Nov. 17, 2015 There are many bubblers with water bottle refill stations located across campus from Heide Hall to the University Center. These bubblers should be taken advantage of each day of the week by students with reusable water bottles. It’s important to continue using reusable water bottles so land...

Carnegie Hall calls, UW-W answers

Carnegie Hall calls, UW-W answers

March 6, 2013

  The 54 students in the Symphonic Wind Ensemble all returned to UW-Whitewater from New York empty handed. Not one had a medal draped around his or her neck, or so much as a certificate of achievement tucked away in a backpack. But that didn’t matter. No one needed an award to validate what...

Book Review: “Eighty Days: Nellie Bly & Elizabeth Bisland’s History-Making Race Around The World”

February 27, 2013

  “Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland’s History-Making Race Around the World” by Matthew Goodman is one of the best nonfiction books I’ve ever read. Do you like action?  Is international travel one of your favorite topics? Are you a big fan of history, journalism or women’s...

Theater student makes NYC debut

Theater student makes NYC debut

January 23, 2013

  UW-Whitewater senior Jake Lesh has officially made his New York debut. On Jan. 15, the theater major reprised his role as Edwin Booth in a staged reading of “The Edwin Booth Company Presents….” “It was really amazing,” Lesh said. “I was extremely excited, and I was confident...

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