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World mourns Mandela

World mourns Mandela

December 11, 2013


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Dec. 11, 2013 Students reflect on the social leader’s passing Many people do not have the mental fortitude to remain a prisoner for 27 years. Nelson Mandela not only remained a prisoner for 27 years, but became the first black president of South Africa upon his release. Mandela, former president...

Rezoning causes student housing changes

Rezoning causes student housing changes

October 2, 2013


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By Lucas Wimmer   UW-Whitewater students will experience some changes involving where they can live off campus after the Whitewater Common Council completes zoning rewrites. The zoning rewrites have been in the works for the last two years. The Common Council hopes to finish them by the end of this year. Common Counci...

Reigning chapter, two years straight

Reigning chapter, two years straight

April 17, 2013


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  Once again, UW-Whitewater’s American Marketing Association collegiate chapter has been recognized as the International Chapter of the Year. This is the seventh time the chapter has been recognized since 2001. AMA President senior Emily Gullickson said winning Chapter of the Year was a surreal feeling. “There are no words to describe what it felt like...

Walking a mile ‘nearly naked’

November 28, 2012


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The holiday season is a popular time to donate to charity.  Many UW-Whitewater students have chosen to help by taking off their clothes. The Nearly Naked Mile is a run/walk hosted by the Event Planning Organization, or EPO.  Participants arrive at the race fully clothed, and then they remove the...

Students vote down redistricting act

November 14, 2012


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  The Student Representation Efficiency Act was voted down during the Whitewater Student Government elections held on Oct. 30 and 31. If passed, the act would have resulted in the Drumlin and Esker district being combined into one district, On-Campus. “In the past, we have had to turn...

Wisconsin ‘votes blue’ for sixth consecutive time

November 12, 2012


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  GOP regains control of state Senate, now  has control of entire state government:   It is finally safe to watch television, listen to the radio and drive down the interstate without the threat of being bombarded with political ads. After months of fighting over a few key swing ...

Four more years: President Obama wins re-election

November 8, 2012


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  Nov. 7, 2012 By Andrea Behling Sophomore Cassandra Medved, a member of the UW-Whitewater College Democrats, was glued to her TV and her laptop taking in as much information as possible on the 2012 Presidential Election. This was a nerve-racking day for Medved, who over the past few...

Group lends helping hand

October 3, 2012


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By: Katie Kane   Helping Hands, a volunteer organization with a focus on helping people and animals in and around the Whitewater community, conducted a trash pick-up from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sept. 29 around campus. The group focused on parking lot clean-up. “[Helping Hands] has created long-lasting ...

Chamber of Commerce may soon be established on campus

September 12, 2012


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  Whitewater Student Government, which held its first meeting last Monday, will be voting whether or not to establish a Chamber of Commerce on campus at its next meeting. A local business owner addressed WSG last school year expressing the need for a Chamber of Commerce on campus to assist...

Johnson, Jensen ease through election

April 5, 2011


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As the Whitewater Student Government spring presidential elections came to a close last Thursday evening, two students, who ran as a slate, sat with confidence that they had won the election. Sophomore Patrick Johnson, a music major and advertising minor from Delavan, was elected president with freshman...

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