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Thirsty Thursday: UW-Whitewater’s student social climate and the alcohol reputation of campus

April 1, 2015

April 1, 2015 By Vesna Brajkovic UW-Whitewater has continually made various “Top-100 Party School” lists for several years. Currently, according to the annual list compiled by, UW-W ranks 83 out of 100, a low in recent years. In 2013, UW-W was ranked 74, which was a five-sp...

Students need to live up to expectations when it comes to maturity

November 9, 2011

Growing up, many of us heard at family gatherings how much more mature we had gotten since our long-lost relatives had last seen us. We’ve heard about how much we had grown physically and intellectually. Throughout high school, many of us heard how all the high school drama would end once we got...

‘Blue house’ tenants each fined at least $6,500

November 9, 2011

The “Blue House,” a popular drinking destination during homecoming weekend located at 531 W. Main St., was busted Oct. 30. The bust occurred barely one week after 90 underage consumption citations were handed out at another large-scale party bust. Nine students, all tenants at the house, ...

Large-scale house party busted last night

October 21, 2011

Another year, another large-scale house party busted. Ninety people were cited for underage drinking after the Whitewater Police Department, with help from UW-Whitewater Campus Police and the Walworth County Sheriff’s Department, broke up a house party at 404 W. Center St. Thursday night. On O...

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