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Dance Co. hosts student-run show

Dance Co. hosts student-run show

May 6, 2014

May 7, 2014 By Signe Trewyn By Nat Edson   Students have the opportunity to find their place in the art of dance at the Emerging Choreographer’s Concert. Artistic Director and President of the Dance Company Rachel Ammerman said the annual dance show is entirely student-run. ...

Musical Veteran Tribute

Musical Veteran Tribute

April 29, 2014

April 30, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus By Signe Trewyn   Students and community members can honor their veterans through a musical tribute by American composers at the Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Concert Band. Music Professor Glenn Hayes said the band will display talents and honor the...

Students head out to clean campus and community

Students head out to clean campus and community

April 22, 2014

UW-W joins Janesville for a greener Earth April 23, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus By Signe Trewyn   Make a Difference Day is back for its ninth year, but this year UW-Whitewater will collaborate with Janesville for a greener community. Make a Difference Day began in 2005 a with a group of...

Movie Review: ‘Saving Mr. Banks’

Movie Review: ‘Saving Mr. Banks’

April 8, 2014

April 9, 2014 By Singe Trewyn   As a Disney movie lover by nature, I was thrilled to watch “Saving Mr. Banks” for the first time. Emma Thompson played the author P.L. Travers, and her life seemed to mirror that of the characters in “Mary Poppins” since it was in disarray and...

Be ‘Home Free’ in the UC Down Under

Be ‘Home Free’ in the UC Down Under

April 1, 2014

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 can see ‘Where Dreams Begin’

Students can see ‘Where Dreams Begin’

March 18, 2014

March 19, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus By Signe Trewyn   Roberta A. Fiskum Art Gallery’s newest exhibit includes Black Student Union artifacts and black history memorabilia. BSU President Connell Patterson III said the exhibit is a tribute to the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and designed to inform students of  U...

Country tribute band plays for UW-W

Country tribute band plays for UW-W

March 11, 2014

March 12, 2014 By Signe Trewyn   Students don’t have to leave campus to experience a country music tribute show of past legends Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson. The Highwaymen Live will perform at 7:30 p.m. on March 13, at Young Auditorium. Michael...

Professors collaborate with students

Professors collaborate with students

March 5, 2014

Chamber Orchestra concert showcases talents  March 5, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus By Signe Trewyn   In the Chamber Orchestra, professors are not only educators; they are partners. Instead of the usual professor-to-student format, students and professors play side-by-side. Chamber Orchestra Dir...

Minor Vices ready to ‘rock’ at UW-Whitewater

Minor Vices ready to ‘rock’ at UW-Whitewater

February 26, 2014

Feb. 26, 2014 By Abrielle Backhaus By Signe Trewyn   Get ready to rock and interact with Milwaukee-based band Minor Vices as they take the Light Recital Hall stage. Christopher Burns and the band will perform their entire album “Misdemeanors,” along with another song titled “Alligator...

Dancer, comedian Xclusive at UW-W

February 19, 2014

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...

Love, heartbreak and karaoke

Love, heartbreak and karaoke

February 12, 2014

Feb. 12, 2014 By Signe Trewyn   You don’t have to spend big bucks to enjoy Valentine’s Day. There will be a free karaoke event at 8 p.m., Feb. 14, in the University Center Down Under. SEAL intern Rachel Lee said karaoke events take place frequently on campus, two or three times a semester, but this is the first Valentine’s D...

Breaksk8 rolls to town

Breaksk8 rolls to town

February 5, 2014

Feb. 5, 2014 By Signe Trewyn By Abrielle Backhaus   You don’t have to break your piggy-bank to check out the break dance skating group Breaksk8 at 8 p.m., Feb. 8, in the UC Hamilton Room. Breaksk8 is a fusion of breakdancing and roller skating, originally founded by Shannon Anthony...

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