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February 11, 2015

Feb. 11, 2015 By Signe Trewyn Imagine this: you decided to go to dinner with your family for Valentine’s Day where there are many different aged people around you. You are in a middle of a conversation with your mom and dad when someone near your table falls out of their chair. Everything happens...

Procrastination hurts students

February 4, 2015

    Feb. 4, 2015   It’s the night before the first midterm of the semester, and it is nearing midnight as you are cramming over the study material for tomorrow’s exam. You have had several papers due this week and it seemed as though there was no time to get to studying....

PTSD patients need our community support

PTSD patients need our community support

January 28, 2015

  Jan. 28, 2015 After the perils of war, there are many routines soldiers have to readjust to. Adjusting to being with their families, home routines and jobs. This issue was evident in certain parts of the movie “American Sniper.” According to, about 5.2 million, 3.6 percent of people suffer fr...

Faculty show-off artistic talents

January 28, 2015

Teachers of art display their own creations By Signe Trewyn It’s a known fact that UW-Whitewater promotes a large array of art. The Center of the Arts is a popular place to view art and now the UW-W faculty is showcasing their talents. Crossman Gallery Director Michael Flanagan is a profess...

Royal Reviews: Album Review ‘Uptown Special’

January 21, 2015

  Mark Ronson’s new album “Uptown Special,” released Jan. 12, features Ronson’s vocals along with many other artists including Stevie Wonder, Andrew Wyatt, Kevin Parker, Mystikal, Bruno Mars and Jeff Bhasker. Many elements of James Brown and Michael Jackson can be heard if one listens...

Career starts young

Career starts young

November 20, 2014

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...

Album Review: ‘1989’ by Taylor Swift

November 6, 2014

  One great fact about Taylor Swift is she relishes the opportunity to make creative album titles; this time, the title 1989 celebrates her birth year. The 13-track album is inspired by music of the 1980s. Personally, it is awesome that she decided to make an all-pop album since I believe that...

SEAL offers autumn fun

October 16, 2014

  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...

Claws, scales, fur: exotics come to campus

Claws, scales, fur: exotics come to campus

October 9, 2014

  By Signe Trewyn By Abrielle Backhaus   Enjoy all the wonders of the zoo right here at UW-Whitewater with Zoozort. Chameleons, kookaburras, pythons and more will visit campus as part of the Never Too Young series. Zoozort will be on campus from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 11 in...

Spend a day in fright with SEAL

October 2, 2014

  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

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...

Album Review: “Xscape” by Michael Jackson

September 3, 2014

  When I found out via Facebook that my all-time favorite artist Michael Jackson was about to release a new posthumous album titled “Xscape,” I practically flew off my seat with excitement. I ended up pre-ordering both the standard and deluxe versions on iTunes without any hesitation. The...

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