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Creators seek to incite change

January 26, 2016

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January 26, 2016 By Brad Allen The UW-Whitewater student chapter of the Enactus organization was just one of several groups attending the January Innovator’s Showcase to present their ideas of how to improve the world through technology. The Innovator’s Showcase featured many presentations...

Enactus launches campaign to help feed 5,000 in Honduras

Enactus launches campaign to help feed 5,000 in Honduras

November 3, 2015

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Nov. 3, 2015 By Brad Allen Students committed to improve daily life in Honduras through an international entrepreneurial organization have found a way to help families in Honduras face the issues of poverty and hunger. Enactus is an acronym that stands for ‘Entrepreneurs Acting for the Interest...

Bike share program makes way to UW-W

April 24, 2015

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  April 22, 2015 By Michael Riley Students looking for a quicker way around campus won’t have to look far come fall semester. By September, UW-Whitewater will have its first ever free bicycle rental program for students, thanks to the coordination by Whitewater Student Government Sustainability...

Bringing Biking Presence Back to Campus

April 23, 2014

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April 23, 2014 By Kristie Weiss   The UW-Whitewater Cycling Club celebrated Earth Day, on April 22 with an event meant to bring old bikes back to life; providing the maintenance that they needed to get students riding again after the long winter. The Cycling Club has been around since...

Tanker truck explodes at grain-handling facility

February 3, 2012

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A tanker truck exploded at a grain-handling facility outside of Whitewater Friday afternoon just after 3 p.m. Several buildings started on fire due to the explosion at Landmark Services Cooperative, located at 12743 E. Highway 59. Whitewater Rescue Squad Cpt. Thomas Schopen said there were no fatalities...

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