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UW-W gets environmental

Carter Secor, Staff Reporter October 14, 2019

In 1986, the United Nations decreed that the first Monday in October every year should be known as World Habitat Day. Since then, climate change and sustainability have been in the public eye and the focus...

Whitewater should step ahead: Go Solar

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor September 30, 2019

Building a new dorm is a great achievement for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. However, without solar panels the dorm is not the achievement it could’ve been. As a member of Students Allied...

SAGE cleans up campus

Brenda Echeverria, Staff Writer October 10, 2017

Students Allied for a Green Earth (SAGE), completed yet another successful volunteer clean-up Sunday, Oct 8. The student organization addresses environmental and sustainability issues of all types through...

Junior Casey Dean, a U.S. Coast Guard veteran, says he worries about the divisions in our country created by the election

‘No Matter Who Won, We Lost’

Kimberly Wethal , Co-Editor in Chief December 3, 2016

At 3 a.m. on Nov. 9, tears were shed, emotions were raw and jaws were picked up off the floor, as Republican nominee Donald Trump surpassed the projected 270 electoral college vote to be deemed the country’s...

Debate allows students to make their voices heard

February 16, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal, Andrew Eppen and Emily Lepkowski Feb. 17, 2016 Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) were the only two candidates on stage at the Democratic...

Pontiff inspires change

Pontiff inspires change

October 7, 2015

By Amber Levenhagen Photo Editor Oct. 7, 2015   Steve Coleman spoke Monday about the lasting effect of climate change and the need for immediate action. Developing countries are hit the...

Org sells body scrubs, donates to charity

February 11, 2015

  Feb. 11, 2015 By Kimberly Wethal   Giving back to a charitable cause has never been quite so sweet. On February 9, 10 and 12 from 10a.m. to 4 p.m. in the University Center, the...

Bottle fill stations keep students cool, green

Bottle fill stations keep students cool, green

April 23, 2014

  April 23, 2014 By Kristie Weiss   Students Allied for a Green Earth and other campus organizations are working to place filling stations throughout campus buildings to promote the...

Students stand for freedom

Students stand for freedom

April 16, 2014

UW-Whitewater organization participates in national event against modern-day slavery April 15, 2014. By Vesna Brajkovic   Although students may not be strangers to pulling all-nighters...

Organizations team up for social awareness

March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic   Six different groups, normally with six different missions, will team up for a week to share one common goal: awareness. Justice Week, which started...

UW-W garden aims to sustain, teach

UW-W garden aims to sustain, teach

September 25, 2013

By Caleb Kimball By Lucas Wimmer   The organic garden on campus aims to not only feed the community but teach students about sustainability. The project began after garden adviser Tom...

Earth Week mindset should not end in April

May 1, 2013

  Earth Week may have ended, but that does not mean taking care of the Earth should be ignored for the rest of the year. The Earth constantly needs our attention and care. The events and lessons...

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