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Royal Reviews: Album Review ‘Love Somebody’ by Reba McEntire

April 30, 2015

  Fresh from the hype of the Academy of Country Music Awards that aired last Sunday night, I was in search of some new country music I heard in the show. To my delight, I found an album recorded by a legend. I noticed online that Reba McEntire got an award for winning the most female vocalist...

Students should celebrate Earth Day year-round

April 22, 2015

April 22, 2015 April 22 is known as Earth Day. This is a day to make a difference for the betterment of the world. Since it is in April, this day reserved for the earth itself should be celebrated every year. Our Mother Earth doesn’t need one day to be helped, she needs 365 days. I encourage...

Autism Awareness Month raises support

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 April is commonly associated with practical jokes and signs of spring. This month is also Autism Awareness Month. April 2 turns out to be World Autism Awareness Day which is a global movement about autism where many individuals, landmarks and nations take a day to light it up blue. This...

Students should follow ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’ rule

April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015 We’ve all been there: waste vs. recycle. Most people would go for the “recycle” option because that is what we have been educated to do. Have you ever felt the need to stop someone from disposing a plastic bottle in the waste basket? Have you ever had a professor who hands out...

Pugmire keeps students in the loop

Pugmire keeps students in the loop

April 8, 2015

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...

Speech skills help students’ future jobs

March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 Public speaking is feared more than death, as they say. Upon coming to college, most students learn the value and importance of honing their public speaking skills. Whether taking COMM 110 or practicing for job interviews. Speaking skills are not only important in the workplace,...

Album Review: ‘Our Own House’ by MisterWives

March 11, 2015

  Recently I was scrolling through iTunes’s new releases section and came upon a song titled “Reflections” by a band named MisterWives. Ever since then I can’t stop listening to the band. After downloading the song, it became an instant classic among the many others on my iPod. MisterWives...

Online classes provide students with exam benefits

March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 Upon choosing the correct class, it can be difficult to find the right one. Registration can be a confusing time for many students, especially with today’s technology; there are so many different options. One option is an online class, offered during both summer and regular semesters....

End use of habitually hurtful language

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 Whenever anyone opens up their social media pages, they see comments about a myriad of different things. Those things can include disrespectful comments regarding disabled people.  These comments can include the word “retarded” which is considered derogatory. The word is so bad...

Breakfast benefits students

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 When you wake up in the morning, the one thing you are sure of is you’re hungry. One of the benefits of living on the west side of campus is that Drumlin Dining Hall is close by. The problem is it does not open until 11 a.m. You don’t have class until later in the day, so you...

Computer graphics explored

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 By Signe Trewyn   The Colloquium on Computer Graphics, titled “From la Lune to Pandora,” aims to liven up the history of computer graphics with a presentation by an Academy Award winner. The event is held by the Department of Computer Science for students interested...

The hills are alive with ‘Sounds and Visions’ of music

February 12, 2015

By Signe Trewyn   UW-Whitewater will host an all-day music reception for kids of the community to learn songs, play instruments and expand their musical knowledge. ‘Sounds and Visions’ has been a part of UW-W since 2002. The program aims to expose UW-W parents and children to music. The...

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