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Nadiia Konieva has taken a long journey from escaping the war in Ukraine to Poland and then to Milwaukee, where she’s a freshman psychology student and tennis player. (Milwaukee Athletics photo)

From Ukraine to UWM, tennis player finds a new life

Kathy Quirk, UW-Milwaukee Report April 16, 2023

week after the Russians invaded Ukraine, 16-year-old Nadiia Konieva set off on a journey that led her to the women’s tennis team at UWM. Konieva and her mother, Iryna, fled to Poland from...

“The day that changed the world, my world”

“The day that changed the world, my world”

Dr. Ostapenko, Contributer March 13, 2022

February, 24 2022 – the day that changed the world, my world I could have never imagined that I would wake up that day to the news of the country I was born in, the country that fought off the Nazis...

Graphic by Alyssa Miles

U.S. should back Ukraine, but not with military

March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014 Editorial Staff Opinion As the issues in Ukraine continue to escalate, so does involvement from other countries. Recently added to the list of countries having some sort of participation...

Russia invades Ukraine

March 5, 2014

March 5, 2014   By Michael Riley   On March 2, President Barack Obama and other world leaders tried to resolve the current crisis in Ukraine, as its new government has placed its...

ROTC cadets teach abroad

September 19, 2012

The Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets of UW-Whitewater had to go through months of long and thorough preparations before they were able to embark on a month-long journey abroad. These preparations...

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