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Biennial budget proposes tuition cut, SUFAC changes

Kimberly Wethal, Co Editor-in Chief

February 15, 2017


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Gov. Scott Walker released the 2017-19 biennial budget for the State of Wisconsin last week. In a change of pace from the prior budget cycle where the University of Wisconsin System received $250 million less in funding, Walker is now proposing to fund the public higher education system by an increas...

Debate allows students to make their voices heard

February 16, 2016


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By Kimberly Wethal, Andrew Eppen and Emily Lepkowski Feb. 17, 2016 Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) were the only two candidates on stage at the Democratic primary debate on Feb. 11, but that didn’t stop past and present UW students from fighting to h...

Faculty Senate responds to classroom recording

Faculty Senate responds to classroom recording

April 2, 2014


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By Alexandria Zamecnik April 2, 2014   The UW-Whitewater Faculty Senate unanimously passed a resolution on March 11 to prohibit students from recording in class and other curricular activities without the expressed permission of the instructor and notification to all students in class. The...

Cross to head UW System

Cross to head UW System

January 22, 2014


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  Ray Cross appointed as 7th UW System President Jan. 22, 2013 By Alexandria Zamecnik   Raymond W. Cross has been appointed as UW System president after 16 weeks of deliberation, dozens of meetings and more than $100,000 spent. The UW System Board of Regents unanimously appr...

Affordable Care Act may change student insurance

Affordable Care Act may change student insurance

October 16, 2013


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By Lucas Wimmer   The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, has been the center of controversy at the national level, including its role as the central issue in the government shutdown. Despite this controversy, the Affordable Care Act will have an impact on UW-Whitewater students.  ...

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