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Surviving Valentine’s Day single

February 11, 2015

Feb. 11, 2015 By Kelli Viele [dropcap]E[/dropcap]veryone has been there, that Valentine’s Day when you are single and it seems as if every person you know will be spending their Valentine’s Day on a romantic date with their significant other. Do not fret, you are not the only person single...

Ask Alyssa: How to handle long distance love

February 4, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015 By Alyssa Kirchen Q: How do I deal with a long distance relationship while in college? A: Long distance relationships are hard in any circumstance. Whether you are a few hours away or across the country, you have to work really hard at maintaining a connection. I was in a l...

Student-teacher relations rely on communication

May 8, 2013

  Students have heard of this before. A student doesn’t know his or her grade and has no idea how they are doing in the class. Teachers change what they have scheduled on the syllabus. These situations are nothing new in college. The issue, however, is that students and teachers do not always...

Volunteers bring animal joy

November 20, 2012

  UW-Whitewater senior Samantha Robinson acts as a voice for animals who can’t speak on their own behalf. Robinson’s work at The Humane Society of Jefferson County has given abandoned animals much needed love and attention. “Even though some of these animals are hurting, they ...

Consider This! Jealousy in Relationships

October 26, 2011

My girlfriend swears that nothing is going on between her and her best guy-friend, and I can’t help but feel jealous at their sometimes flirty relationship. Every time I bring it up we end up fighting. How do I handle the situation? Jealousy can be one of the most destructive elements in a romant...

That what he said/she said … I recently started seeing a girl, but lately she’s been really hot and cold with me. What should I do?

March 30, 2011

He Said ... By Tim Gumz & Kellen Olshefski The truth of the matter is, a man can only take so much and wait for so long before it’s time to move on. After awhile, the waiting game gets tiring. Eventually, you’ll get sick of the random phone calls or text messages, feeling like it’s just a ploy to keep you on a tether....

That what’s he said/she said

March 16, 2011

Question: I just started a new relationship, but my recent ex is making it very difficult for me. I really care about the new girl, but I also don't want to hurt my ex. How do I balance this situation? He Said ... Moving on from a long-term relationship is never easy. When doing this, try to...

The constant Gardner: playing hard to get

March 9, 2011

This week, I’m going to take a step out of the sex writing role. I’d like to extend the topics I will cover in this column to the things both sexes should or shouldn’t do in a relationship. I want to start out with the aspect of beginning a new relationship that drives me nuts: when someone plays hard to...

Relationships can experience cheating partners

February 23, 2011

It was the last thing freshman Elizabeth Johnson expected to find when she showed up unannounced at the home of her boyfriend of a year and a half. “I never expected him to go that far and do something that bad,” Johnson said.  What she found was what many consider the ultimate betrayal in a relationship. Upon ...

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