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Org brings sweet treats to stressed students

Org brings sweet treats to stressed students

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

April 29, 2019

As exams and the end of the semester draw near and most students begin their frantic studying sessions, it can help to get a little something to give them that extra push during a late night. It was this exact idea that inspired Residence Hall Association Marketing Coordinator, Emma Passig and the Re...

Lack of emergency button sparks discussion

February 16, 2016

By Nicole Aimone Feb. 17, 2016 There’s no emergency button in the campus’ west side “six-pack” of residence halls – and both Whitewater Student Government (WSG) and Residence Hall Association (RHA) see it as a dangerous practice. WSG President Allison Hetz was the first to bring attention t...

Whitewater Student Government hires new director

January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 By Brad Allen Former Whitewater Student Government (WSG) Intergovernmental Affairs Director Jon Fera has recently moved on from his position, leaving the position to Michael Heck, the newly hired director. Fera said he was offered an internship which pertained more to his major than his...

Student org funding finalized for 2014-15

November 20, 2013

Nov. 20, 2013 By Lucas Wimmer Every student who pays tuition at UW-Whitewater also pays Segregated University Fees, which is something that not all students might be aware of. A portion of every tuition payment is put toward these fees that fund student organizations. The organizations with...

The cycle of stealing

The cycle of stealing

October 2, 2013

By Michael Riley   Every day in 2010, Cameron Barker would ride home from class to Benson Hall where he would secure his new $1,500 bicycle in the bike locker he had purchased at the beginning of year. One night he broke the routine: Barker locked his bike outside on a bike rack with a...

Auction sells dates, services

Auction sells dates, services

February 13, 2013

  First dates are awkward, uncomfortable, and for most girls, it can be a “call my phone with a fake emergency” kind of night. Students no longer have to encounter the unbearable embarrassment of a first date. UW-Whitewater’s Residence Hall Association is providing a Date and Service...

Drumlin reopening pushed to late February

Drumlin reopening pushed to late February

January 23, 2013

  Drumlin Dining Hall’s grand reopening has been postponed to Feb. 25 due to heating, ventilation and air conditioning issues that occurred in the constructional phase of the project. Assistant Director of dining and retail operations Tom Pellizzi said there was no way to foresee the infrastructure...

Students have a voice on campus

November 5, 2012

As students at UW-Whitewater, we are lucky to have a voice on campus. We have many opportunities to express our opinions and bring issues to the attention of administrators. Students with ideas of how to improve our university should take advantage of these opportunities. The university is here to...

Trick-or-treating across campus

October 31, 2012

  Students who live in campus housing may notice a younger crowd wandering around the Residence Halls tonight on Halloween. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will be hosting a trick-or-treating event for children and teenagers of Whitewater and surrounding areas from 4 to 7 p.m. today. Key...

New ‘Bait Bike’ program debuts

September 6, 2012

  Stealing bikes on campus will be a lot harder this school year. The UW-Whitewater campus police have installed a new “Bait Bike” program designed to catch potential bike thieves. “It is absolutely amazing technology,” UW-Whitewater Police Chief Matthew Kiederlen said. “When you...

UHCS hosting several events for sexual assault awareness month

April 11, 2012

April is sexual assault awareness month, and the University Health Counseling Services has coordinated a variety of events to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to teach students how to prevent sexual violence. Some of the events included this year are Sex in the UC, The Relationship...

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