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Watch last week’s satire today

April 26, 2016

April 27, 2016 For those of you that don’t know who John Oliver is, I urge you to type his name into your search engine and go to a YouTube treasure trove of greatness. I have, and probably will in the future, spend hours watching some of his best videos from his HBO show “Last Week Tonight with...

Online networking provides way to secure employment

January 21, 2015

Jan. 21, 2015 By Rumasa Noor With increasing competition in the job market, it has become extremely vital for candidates to look for more than one ways to acquire employment. Networking is one of the more popular ways to land a job. In fact, some even say that there are only a few ways to secure...

Students should be concerned with online privacy

Students should be concerned with online privacy

February 26, 2014

Feb. 26, 2014 Editorial Staff Opinion In the age of the Internet, it has become the standard for people to communicate online. According to the Pew Research Center, 73 percent of people ages 18 or older in America use some type of social network, and 71 percent of social media users have Facebook. Social...

Campus police conduct virtual ride-along

Campus police conduct virtual ride-along

December 4, 2013

Dec. 4, 2013 More than 170 police departments take part in nationwide program By Lucas Wimmer Sophomore James Sheets distracted himself from studying by browsing Facebook on Nov. 1, when he noticed the UW-Whitewater Campus Police Facebook page posted that it would be live-tweeting their encounters...

Eating disorders growing in U.S.

Eating disorders growing in U.S.

February 20, 2013

  Nearly 20 million women and 10 million men will suffer from a “clinically significant” eating disorder at some point in their lives, according to the National Eating Disorder Association. Forty-two percent of girls in first to third grade want to be thinner. Forty-six percent of nine...

Social media can make or break job opportunities

November 12, 2012

According to a study conducted by Harris Interactive last February and March, 37 percent of hiring managers use social networking websites to screen applicants. They look at photos and posts to determine whether or not a candidate would be a good fit for a job. Because of this, students must be careful...

How to use social media to land a job

March 7, 2012

One in six workers last year used social media to land their job. This is one of the points 2003 UW-Whitewater graduate Chris Eichman made in the social media lecture he presented to students and staff on March 1. As the current social media coordinator at Rayovac in Madison, Eichman has th...

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