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Lock-up event raises money for summer camp

The “jailbirds” sit at a table while trying convince fundraiser patrons to donate funds for the cause.

November 10, 2015

By Sidney Birkett Nov. 11, 2015 Usually releasing “jailbirds” doesn’t help send children to camp, but  the money raised at a lock-up hosted by Delta Zeta and DECA on Thurs., Nov. 5 did. The money was raised for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) by means of having “jailbird...

Library receives cut in budget of $76,000

November 4, 2015

By Sidney Birkett Nov. 4, 2015   Andersen Library will have to adjust with recent budget cuts to the UW system. The library had a $76,000 cut this year, $60,000 of which would have been used purchase books, media, journals and databases. The budget cut has prevented them from purchasing a new journ...

Mumps cases on campus double

November 4, 2015

By Sidney Birkett Nov. 4, 2015   The current number of mumps cases has increased with six new cases, bringing the number to 12 confirmed cases on campus. The last confirmed case was on Oct. 23. At the moment, there are no pending cases. This means there is no one that has been tested and is await...

Basketball tournament will be held to benefit Sister Network charity

October 14, 2015

By Sidney Birkett October 14, 2015   As UW-Whitewater and its students head toward the middle of October, they are also heading toward the middle of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a month senior Kimyata Yisrael said is not advertised enough on campus. Yisrael said this is what ma...

‘UW-W Pick it Up!’ cleans campus

‘UW-W Pick it Up!’ cleans campus

October 7, 2015

By Sidney Birkett October 7, 2015   On Oct. 2, volunteers from UW-Whitewater went about cleaning trash and litter on the streets and in parking lots in order to make the campus and town a better environment. This event, called “UW-W Pick It Up!,” lasted from 1-4 p.m. This event closely resembles an event from pa...

Housing fair to be held Oct. 7

October 7, 2015

By Sidney Birkett October 7, 2015   Whitewater’s annual Housing Fair, co-sponsored by the Whitewater Student Government and University Housing, will occur from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 7 in the University Center’s Hamilton Room. This event is designed for students looking at off-campus ...

Blessing bags with food, toiletries donated for homeless

October 7, 2015

Greek community partners with Americorps to collect donations By Sidney Birkett October 7, 2015   Megan Mahon doesn’t like thinking about the harsh realities that come with homelessness, especially when it involves children. That’s why she, as the philanthropy chairperson and event coordinat...

Professor gives speech on local effigy mounds

September 30, 2015

Historic Whitewater landmark discussed on Sept. 27 By Sidney Birkett Staff Writer Sept. 30, 2015 Whitewater is rich in history of Native Americans, in particular the tribes that formed the burial sites that can be seen in the area today. This history was walked through during a free religion hist...

Ally Open House aims to build bridges

September 23, 2015

By Sidney Birkett Sept. 22, 2015 PRIDE Center Intern Sam Azzaro believes UW-Whitewater students are not only supportive allies to fellow LGBTQA peers, but to one another as a whole. This was the thinking behind holding an Ally Open House for students. While everyone was welcome to attend, the op...

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