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Sports editor signs off on Whitewater experience

Ethan Maurice, Sports Editor

April 20, 2020

As the Spring 2020 semester comes to a close, graduating seniors like me will leave Whitewater’s campus to head into an uncertain world. The threat of COVID-19 may have ruined the last half of some seniors’ semesters, but before the campus was abandoned it was a place with many good faces. My...

Putting ‘super’ in super senior

Brad Allen, Copy Editor

September 10, 2018

Syllabus week icebreakers felt bittersweet and awkward this semester. I wasn’t able to graduate in four years. Now, I’m a super senior. My first senior year was a rocky road. Dropping classes to reserve more time for a management job set me back.School should always come first. Anxiety and hearing a m...

Pianist ‘connects with people through music’

Pianist ‘connects with people through music’

December 4, 2013

Senior Josh Wang has played piano since he was seven: By Lauren Piek   At the tender age of seven, senior Josh Wang found the inspiration he needed to start his career in music. His older cousin played piano, and Wang has followed in those footsteps ever since. Now Wang is putting his y...

Senior readies for recital

Senior readies for recital

October 2, 2013

Tom Johnstone performs, composes and arranges music: By Nat Edson   Tom Johnstone is a senior set to graduate in May next year. As part of his degree, he will perform a student recital, a program he put together and will perform on the trombone. Johnstone is returning to college and s...

Investing in entrepreneurs

Investing in entrepreneurs

March 13, 2013

Student entrepreneurs could potentially receive mirco-loans through the UW-Whitewater Student Chamber of Commerce. Sophomore Dan Fink, the co-founder of the chamber,  said micro-loans are usually used for the initial costs associated with starting a business, such as inventory, supplies or machinery. ...

Whitewater welcomes winter holidays

December 5, 2012

  With the holiday season upon us, many students look forward to family gatherings, stuffed stockings, caroling, decorating trees, eating baked goodies and most importantly, no classes. Get in the holiday spirit, and check out some of these local celebrations before heading home for the holidays. Join...

Get to know your campus RAs

October 3, 2012

  Resident Assistants are a major aspect of dorm life. They manage dozens of students, run floor meetings, and plan frequent floor get togethers. Get to know these four RAs and the lives they lead behind the RA title.   Kelly Lofy  Year:  Senior Building: Fischer Hall ...

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