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One Word about Whitewater

One Word about Whitewater

Olivia Storey, News Editor

September 30, 2019

Shortly after arriving on campus, Chancellor Dwight C. Watson began a project in an attempt to help people understand how faculty, students and the community feel about the campus. He asked that people send him one word that they feel best describes Whitewater. “When I had my ‘Chancellor Chat’,...

Racist terms, social media cause outcry

Racist terms, social media cause outcry

February 23, 2016

By Nathan Kober Feb. 24, 2016 Freshman Black Student Union (BSU) member Tatyana Covington told Chancellor Beverly Kopper she has considered transferring out of UW-Whitewater due to the racist and bigoted speech heard on campus at the Pizza with the Chancellor event on Feb. 16. “I don’t ...

Kopper honored to be UW-Whitewater’s 16th Chancellor

Kopper honored to be UW-Whitewater’s 16th Chancellor

September 2, 2015

  By Kimberly Wethal News Editor Chancellor Beverly Kopper has a closet overflowing with purple. It’s not all Warhawk purple, she admits, but the days she’s not donning one of the many shades of the color, she’s almost invisible. “One of my co-workers saw me today not wearing purple and said I was almost unreco...

UW-Whitewater listed in federal sex violence investigation

May 1, 2014

May 1, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik   The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a list of 55 higher education institutions under investigation for possible violations of Title IX or  federal law over the handling of sexual violence and harassment compla...

Online profile displays student achievements

October 25, 2012

  What if the first website that came up in a search for a student’s name listed their achievements instead of questionable spring break pictures? Thanks to the new program readMedia, that is now possible. ReadMedia is a website that allows universities to spread the word about students’...

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