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Seniors’ artwork reviewed, displayed in Crossman Gallery

December 5, 2012

  Time is of the essence for this 2012 fall semester, and that means it is also time for senior reviews. For many students, the review is an opportunity to show off their best work whether that be a painting, sculpture, drawing, metal design or graphic design. Each senior sets up a display...

Music student, professor experience inspiration together

November 28, 2012

  Senior Bradley Riss was first introduced to music when he was five. Fast forward 18 years, and he is now graduating UW-Whitewater with a degree in music. He said his mother is his biggest inspiration because she was also a cellist and motivated him to stick with his instrument throughout...

Studio recitals allow students to become soloists

November 14, 2012

  Studio recitals, a frequent event at UW-Whitewater, allows music students to perform once or twice a year. The trombone studio recital is the first of the three recitals to take place over the weekend  to be held at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16 in the Light Recital Hall. Assistant Professor Michael...

Campus hosts ‘intergalactic’ horn festival

November 7, 2012

    “You will come, you will play melodies, and you will have fun,” Director Linda Kimball said about the Fall Horn Festival she organizes every year. This year, the festival will start on the morning of Nov. 10 in the Center of the Arts. Participants are divided into choirs and have all ...

WI-JEN hosts swing dance

October 31, 2012

  Good moods, good tunes and baked goods, oh my. Tonight the Wisconsin Jazz Educators Network, a student organization, will offer far more than a costume party. At 7:30 p.m. in the University Center, WI-JEN will set up a hopping and bopping swing dance. WI-JEN has been putting on this...

Creatures of the night come to campus

October 17, 2012

  They creep and crawl through the darkness, spooking all who dare to get in their way. The hands-on “Creatures of the Night” event lead by David Stokes provides an opportunity for kids and parents to learn about nocturnal animals. Stokes will come to UW-Whitewater at 3 p.m. on Oct....

Album Review- Muse’s “2nd Law”

October 10, 2012

  Muse’s, “The 2nd Law” is the English rock band’s sixth album. The album begins with “Supremacy.” The song starts with the creeping of an epic guitar crawl that makes my heart beat faster and faster. I find myself stuck inside the soothing voice of Matthew Bellamy, the thundering...

Reading band aims to expand campus jazz scene

October 3, 2012

  For the past five years, WI- JEN, a network in Wisconsin based on jazz education, and SEAL have sponsored a Jazz Reading Band, which is an event where students are invited to listen to and participate in performances. SEAL Manager Katelyn Wurtz said this event is held three times every semester. The next Jazz Reading Band will be held from 9 to 11 p.m...

Young Auditorium offers ‘sweet’ performance

September 26, 2012

Students and community members will get the chance to experience a variety of musical genres during Sweet Honey in the Rock’s performance as part of the campus’s annual Diversity Forum. Leslie LaMuro, the marketing director for the Young Auditorium, said students who attend the concert will learn...

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