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Chairperson Tracy Hawkins addresses the Faculty Senate Tuesday, Oct. 13.

Faculty Senate faces challenging decisions

Samantha Butzen, Journalist October 18, 2020

Professors and campus leaders gathered over WebEx for their monthly Faculty Senate meeting Oct. 13  to pass a green energy resolution, a smoking ban, and to address other pressing topics in Academic Affairs.  Senators...

Retired professor on smoking ban

Brian Kevin Beck, Emeritus Associate Professor, Languages & Literatures November 16, 2016

As for a total University ban on smoking, all of the four reasons given (Letter, Nov. 9) are surely “well-meant,” but might also seem suspiciously-“problematic.”  Reasons given not the truer motivations...

Student government candidates engage in debate

Student government candidates engage in debate

March 16, 2014

March 16, 2014   By Vesna Brajkovic   After a close-call with disqualification, the Nathan Perry and Lucas Tomachek were able to attend the Whitewater Student Government (WSG) 2014-2015...

Complete smoking ban not necessary for campus

November 9, 2011

Hundreds of colleges throughout the country have adopted new rules making their campuses either 100 percent smoke-free, or corralling the smokers into sectioned-off areas like animals. Fortunately our...

University should not butt-out smoking

April 27, 2011

Though health is always a concern for college students, a recent push to make UW-Whitewater a smoke-free campus is a little unreasonable and unrealistic. Last fall, students began informally meeting...

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