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NSLS sponsors first blood drive of the year

Charlie Fries, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

From the iconic logo to the “I Gave Blood” stickers, the Red Cross is essentially a synonym for giving back. Because the National Society for Leadership and Success here at UW-Whitewater has a similar goal, the pairing of the two programs for a blood drive simply made sense. On Feb. 5 and 6, NSL...

Love Your Melon sponsors campus blood drive

Shannon Columb, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


Filed under News

According to the Red Cross, at least one person is in need of blood every two seconds. On Jan. 25 and 26, the Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive in Esker  Hall, Room 118, from noon to 6 p.m. The event is being sponsored by Love Your Melon, a nationwide apparel brand run by college students. The...

Saving lives, one pint at a time

Saving lives, one pint at a time

April 16, 2014


Filed under Lifestyle

  April 16, 2014 By Kristie Weiss and Jacqueline Schaefer   The UW-Whitewater Student Optimist Club teams up with the Red Cross to host its blood drive every April and November. The blood drive this semester was held April 9 to 10 in Esker Dining Hall. For some students, this...

Kindness should be shared all year long

Kindness should be shared all year long

November 13, 2013


Filed under Opinion

By Josh Hafemeister Wednesday, Nov. 13 is observed by several nations as World Kindness Day. It is a day to recognize kindness and encourage compassion to others. Although the sentiment is nice, the holiday is unnecessary. Kindness should be encouraged every day of our lives. World Kindness Day was...

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