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Racist terms, social media cause outcry

Up in arms: Derogatory terms, social media posts cause outry

February 23, 2016

By Nathan Kober Feb. 24, 2016 Freshman Black Student Union (BSU) member Tatyana Covington told Chancellor Beverly Kopper she has considered transferring out of UW-Whitewater due to the racist and bigoted speech heard on campus at the Pizza with the Chancellor event on Feb. 16. “I don’t ...

People of Whitewater: Amber Burgermeister

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November 18, 2015

By Ashley McCallum Nov. 18, 2015 Sitting in the University Center, senior music major Amber Burgermeister takes off her flannel over-shirt and lifts up her right arm, revealing her newest tattoo: a violin bow surrounded by wheel bearings. The tattoo incorporates Burgermeister’s two loves: violin and longboa...

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