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Veterans an integral part of campus

Ben pierce, Assistant News Editor

November 30, 2017

The University of Wisconsin - Whitewater is home to more than 1,600 students that have served in the armed forces in some capacity. It’s a number that continues to grow. Richard Harris, Coordinator of Student Veterans and Military Services, says educating veterans is more important than ever be...

Student veteran population supported

November 13, 2014

Nov. 12, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic As the student veteran population on campus continues to grow, UW-Whitewater accommodations are made to support a growing minority. UW-W is listed as a “Military Friendly” school and rated four out of five stars on G.I. Jobs for military friendliness. The...

Outside the wire: Cavalry Scout on a mission to inspire others through wellness and fitness

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November 13, 2014

Nov. 12, 2014 By Vesna Brajkovic At first glance, Thomas Slaten looks like a typical college student: casual and relaxed, sporting a hoodie and sweats. The only thing that could possibly give him away is his standard military cut. Enlisted at 17 and deployed to Iraq by 19, junior Thomas “Tom”...

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