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‘Boxes and Walls’ event tackles oppression

‘Boxes and Walls’ event tackles oppression

Hannah Schultz, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018

   A haunting experience once again arrived on the UW-Whitewater campus in the wake of the Halloween season.    UW-W hosted its annual diversity experience called Boxes & Walls, which many have described as “enlightening” and “life-changing.”    Instead of the blood, guts and gore of a t...

WSG holds sexual assualt forum

Nathan Kober, Staff Writer

December 3, 2016

At a Whitewater Student Government (WSG) town hall meeting Tuesday, Nov. 22, campus police and student leaders met to discuss sexual assault prevention and reporting strategies. The major focus of discussion was an increase in email notifications sent to students in response to sexual assaults, including t...

UW-W permanently fills Dean of Students post

June 23, 2016

By Emily Lepkowski June 23, 2016   While filling the dean of students role at UW-Whitewater, Artanya Wesley looks to take on another: unifier. On June 13, the UW-W announced Wesley as the permanent Dean of Students, starting for the upcoming 2016-17 academic year.   “I loo...

Action Forum pulls in high numbers of attendees

Action Forum pulls in high numbers of attendees

March 1, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal and Nathan Kober March 2, 2016 Freshman Ahmya Cheatham said it shouldn’t have taken a “Bloody Sunday” for students to rally together about race issues on campus at the Action Forum held last week. “The most comical and sad thing of it all is that it took a catastr...

Hoverboards banned on campus due to safety concerns

January 26, 2016

By Emily Lepkowski Jan. 27, 2016   UW-Whitewater is joining college campuses across the nation in a move to ban this past holiday’s hottest gift, because of their tendency to go up in smoke. The use of hoverboards, an increasingly trendy mode of transportation, has sparked a conversation bet...

UW-Whitewater appoints interim dean of students

November 17, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Nov. 18, 2015   For associate director of University Housing Terry Tumbarello, being appointed interim dean of students on Nov. 10 was “bittersweet.” While Tumbarello said he was appreciative UW-Whitewater faculty have taken notice of his hard work and the effort ...

Campus mourns dean of students: Dean Mary Beth Mackin died due to natural causes this weekend

November 10, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal Nov. 11, 2015   UW-Whitewater lost a “passionate and dedicated Warhawk” this week, Chancellor Beverly Kopper said announcing the loss of  Dean of Students Mary Beth Mackin, who died on Saturday, Nov. 7. A long-time employee of UW-W, Mackin was 57 and her death is lis...

Tearing Down Walls: Students learn about the lives of peers through interactive workshop

Tearing Down Walls: Students learn about the lives of peers through interactive workshop

October 14, 2015

By Andrew Marvitz October 14, 2015 Alice Gilliam walked away from the “eye-opening” Boxes and Walls experience with a new outlook. “It was definitely an experience, seeing what other people are going through,” she said. “It was scary. It’s something they live through during everyday life, an...

Letter to Editor: UW-W coalition observes Alcohol Awareness Month

April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015 This April is Alcohol Awareness Month, founded and sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) since 1987. This year’s theme is: “For the Health of It: Early Education on Alcoholism and Addiction.” Alcohol use is a serious, complex issue....

Boxes and Walls comes to campus

October 22, 2014

Oct. 22, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik By Andrew Marvitz   There is the old saying that you can’t judge a person until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes. Some people don’t ever get the chance. UW-Whitewater students were given that opportunity at the Boxes and Walls program which...

UW-W looks to offer new housing option

UW-W looks to offer new housing option

December 11, 2013

By Josh Hafemeister Gender-neutral housing options have become available on college campuses nationwide. Starting in the fall semester of 2014, UW-Whitewater will become part of this trend. Associate Director of Residence Life Terry Tumbarello said the gender-neutral housing option will be available...

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