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Etiquette of the elevator

Etiquette of the elevator

November 19, 2014

Nov. 19, 2014 By Amber Levenhagen The consequences of poor usage and the unspoken do’s and don’ts of elevator usage on campus can make or break your first impression. Many buildings on campus have elevators, but not all university residence halls do. The Wells Towers have ten levels, so...

The fountain of history in Whitewater

Birge Fountain close up

November 6, 2014

Nov. 5, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic It begins with a boy and his love for his hometown. It ends with a 17-foot high, 100-year-old fountain sitting on the junction of North and Main streets in Whitewater. In the middle, there is a boy named Julius Birge – the first child born to William and Mary...

Stay chill, beat the heat

May 8, 2014

  May 7, 2014 Commentary by Samantha Phillips, Staff Writer   Whitewater is a busy town while school is in session. There are plenty of events put on by UW-Whitewater along with the Whitewater community throughout the semester and the events don’t stop even once summer hits. Students...

Student org profits from creating, selling art

Max White

May 8, 2014

  May 7, 2014 by Samantha Phillips   UW-Whitewater is home to many on-campus clubs that have diverse interests and attract a wide variety of students. Common clubs on campus are a way for students to connect with others who share the same hobby. One such club is the Printmakers...

Running around the clock to defeat cancer


April 30, 2014

  April 30, 2014 By Samantha Phillips and Jacqueline Schaefer   Relay For Life, an annual event sponsored by the American Cancer Society, aims to rememer those who have lost their battle with cancer. “Most people on campus probably know someone who has been touched by cancer,”  said Hailey Everson, UW-Whitewater Relay For Life co-chair. ...

Break provides chance to relax, refresh

Commentary by Samantha Phillips, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014

  March 19, 2014 by Samantha Phillips   Spring semester can be brutal in Wisconsin. Winter can drag all the way into March, but there is one week most students look forward to: Spring Break. Whether traveling somewhere warm and tropical or staying local, Spring Break is a much-needed week to rejuvenate from the college grind. Travelin...

Whitewater celebrates St. Patty’s Day


March 12, 2014

  March 12, 2014 by Samantha Phillips   Wisconsin may not be the first place most think of when they hear Irish, but many Irish immigrants settled in Wisconsin back in the 19th century, making Wisconsin one of the states that regularly celebrates St. Patrick’s Day. Whitewater...

Student group delivers ‘hope’

February 26, 2014

  Campus events recognize Eating Disorder Awareness Week Feb. 26, 2014 by Samantha Phillips   “I am good enough” is the phrase Helping Others Through Peer Education (HOPE) wants to spread during National Eating Disorder Awareness Week through their photo contest, along w...

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