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SEAL not extinct but evolving

September 16, 2015


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By: Ashley McCallum Lifestyle Editor As of this semester, a familiar group on campus has gone extinct. The former structure of SEAL (Student Entertainment and Awareness Leauge) is gone, but the events and entertainment it provided is not. Six student entertainment assistants employed by the University ...

Ask Alyssa: Whitewater fun without the drinking

April 15, 2015


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April 15, 2015 By Alyssa Kirchen [typography font="Cantarell" size="25" size_format="px"]Q: How can I have fun in Whitewater without heading to the bars? [/typography]   A: Being in college, it may seem like the only thing to do on the weekends to have fun is to go out drinking. Whether you are ...

Pugmire keeps students in the loop

Pugmire keeps students in the loop

April 8, 2015


Filed under Arts & Rec

By Signe Trewyn By Abrielle Backhaus   Music allows its listeners and players to become one with the beat. SEAL presents an artist who exhibits talent in covering songs while looping them during the entirety of the show. Looping uses electronic floor petals to repeat sounds or tones...

Pin your artistic talent down with SEAL

Pin your artistic talent down with SEAL

January 21, 2015


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  By Abrielle Backhaus   Creative students can put their imagination to use at SEAL’s Pinterest Night. SEAL selected three different crafts for students to make, including a painted or decorated wooden letter “W,” a painted or decorated picture frame, or tissue paper flowers. “The...

Career starts young

Career starts young

November 20, 2014


Filed under Arts & Rec

Singer finds voice and begins vocation as teen By Signe Trewyn By Abrielle Backhaus   An early love of music along with a rapidly growing fan base and a pop/rock genre were all Scott Wesley said he needed to get involved with the music business. “When I was 5 years old, I was dr...

SEAL offers autumn fun

October 16, 2014


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  By Signe Trewyn   Drink cider, paint pumpkins and craft some Halloween costume accessories at SEAL’s Harvest fest. Last year, SEAL hosted a pumpkin painting event; this year they turned it into a Fall-themed experience with caramel apples and more crafts than the original pumpkin...

Spend a day in fright with SEAL

October 2, 2014


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  By Abrielle Backhaus By Signe Trewyn   Ghouls, goblins, ghosts and goons are what UW-Whitewater students at Fright Fest can expect with a trip to Six Flags Fright Fest hosted by SEAL. While the event is not on Halloween, students can still experience plenty of frights while...

Students are welcome in Willie’s house

Students are welcome in Willie’s house

September 11, 2014


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Sept. 10, 2014 By Signe Trewyn   Free food, a giant slide, airbrush tattoos, a mechanical bull, live reptiles and jousting are just some activities that make up an entertaining Saturday at Willie’s Fun House hosted by SEAL in collaboration with Residence Life. Willie’s Fun House...

Hip-Hop artist B.o.B. kicks off Fall 2014 Semester

Hip-Hop artist B.o.B. kicks off Fall 2014 Semester

July 31, 2014


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July 31, 2014 By Michael Riley Hip Hop star Bobby Ray Simmons – widely known as B.o.B. – will perform at the Sept. 2 free concert for UW-Whitewater students.  The performance is confirmed by a source at Atlantic Records, B.o.B.’s record label. Although the artist’s official website,...

Be ‘Home Free’ in the UC Down Under

Be ‘Home Free’ in the UC Down Under

April 2, 2014


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April 2, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus By Signe Trewyn   Season four “Sing-Off” champions Home Free, an a cappella country band, will take the UC Down Under Tuesday. Although Home Free was crowned the champion this past December, their win was by no means the beginning of their country...

Students battle with music

Students battle with music

March 5, 2014


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March 5, 2014 By Lauren Piek   Six bands will compete for a $500 top prize at SEAL’s Battle of the Bands. Performers will be judged on content, time, musical ability, originality, and crowd response. The competition is open to anyone from the Whitewater community, but many of the musicians...

Dancer, comedian Xclusive at UW-W

February 19, 2014


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Feb. 19, 2014 By Signe Trewyn   Students often have more than one job; Kenneth “Xclusive” Paryo, has turned what would normally be many jobs into one. Paryo said he found his love for dance when he was 13, and while he has fun with it, he didn’t want to dance on stage for an hour. “I...

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