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New parking meters line campus

September 19, 2012

  The university has put new parking meters along Prince and Prairie streets because of an agreement the city and university made last year. After putting a large number of resources into improving the condition of streets, the city decided to add meters to help with the cost of repairs. UW-Whitewater...

Parking resolution voted down at last faculty senate meeting of school year

May 9, 2012

A resolution presented by the Parking Study Committee was voted down at the final faculty senate meeting before the end of the semester. The resolution stated that beginning in the fall semester 2012, faculty-only parking spaces should be designated in parking lots adjacent to all academic buildings...

District 2 candidates debate hot topics

February 29, 2012

Current District 2 representative Stephanie Abbott and write-in opponent Andrew Denman are battling over several issues as they prepare for the upcoming Whitewater Common Council election. The District 2 seat they are vying for is comprised mostly of UW-Whitewater students. Abbott, a senior at UW-Wh...

University must work towards parking reform

February 8, 2012

With UW-Whitewater faculty champing at the bit to have their own parking lot, it is evident that now is the time for the university to address its parking problem. It’s a problem that has been present at this campus for far too long and both faculty and students would like to see some changes. For...

Student involvement in city issues

April 13, 2011

With UW-Whitewater being such a prominent part of the Whitewater community, students are affected by decisions made by the local government. UW-Whitewater students must become more aware of how decisions affect their lives here in Whitewater and the businesses they benefit from. For eight months out of t...

Parking violations painful for students

March 8, 2011

Recent statistics show that students, faculty and staff don’t always follow the rules when it comes to parking legally. After all, parking services issues about 16,000 parking tickets each year and about 100 per day during the fall and spring semesters, Parking Services Director Bob Breck...

Parking violations add up

December 8, 2010

UW-Whitewater students, faculty and staff are not alone when they find the dreaded pink slip under their windshieldwiper blades. UW-Whitewater Parking Services has issued more than 6,800 parking citations so far this academic year. “Parking services issue roughly 16,000 parking citations each y...

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