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Closer look at Wisconsin farms

Closer look at Wisconsin farms

Olivia Storey, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under News

The traveling exhibit The Lands We Share made its way to Andersen Library this week, showcasing farming and culture across Wisconsin. “This exhibit is the result of collaborative research from faculty and students at four UW campuses (UW-Whitewater, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Milwaukee, and UW-Madison),” said Sarell...

Fun through filming

Fun through filming

Brenda Echeverria, Arts & Rec Editor

September 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Rec

Sophomores Nick Borowitz and Bradley Ripp think it is important for fellow University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students to reserve time for their passions. The pair, along with their friend and UW-Madison student Nate Smith, has directed and released a music video for the song “Bloom,” produced ...

Putting ‘super’ in super senior

Brad Allen, Copy Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Syllabus week icebreakers felt bittersweet and awkward this semester. I wasn’t able to graduate in four years. Now, I’m a super senior. My first senior year was a rocky road. Dropping classes to reserve more time for a management job set me back.School should always come first. Anxiety and hearing a m...

Sounds saving lives

Sounds saving lives

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

April 13, 2017


Filed under Biz & Tech

A safety alarm device created by California-based company ROBOCOPP offers one possible solution to deterring crime or violent encounters. The Sound Grenade – the world’s smallest and loudest alarm­ – is fairly simple. Users pull the pin at the top of the device, and a 120-decibel noise alarm...

US backs out of TPP; is NAFTA repeal next?

US backs out of TPP; is NAFTA repeal next?

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Biz & Tech

Machinery, medical supplies, energy and electric materials and dairy goods. The top four industries of the badger state will not see increases in exports due to a recent executive action that could harm Wisconsin’s economy. A proposed free trade deal between the U.S. and 11 other nations that would...

Budget cuts 40 positions, 42 courses

April 19, 2016


Filed under News

Information compiled by Nathan Kober April 20, 2016   Faculty and program cuts are on the way for UW System colleges, according to a report from the Board of Regents. The portion of the report focusing on UW-Whitewater did not say how the campus will deal with the new cuts. According to...

WSUW permit will double listener range

April 12, 2016


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By Emily Lepkowski April 13, 2016   The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is rewarding UW-Whitewater a tower permit – an airspace compromise a decade in the making.    Last December, a Transmitter tower permit was issued to UW-W’s campus radio station 91.7 “The Edge.” It’s a proc...

Crowd divided over Trump rally

Crowd divided over Trump rally

April 6, 2016


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By Kimberly Wethal and Amber Levenhagen April 6, 2016 Presidential hopeful Donald Trump held a rally at the Janesville Connection Center in the Holiday Inn Express on March 29. His rally drew in thousands of people, both in support and opposition to his first campaign stop. Trump was the last of the...

Forums offer campus climate solutions

Forums offer campus climate solutions

March 30, 2016


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By Kimberly Wethal and Maddy Scheel March 30, 2016 The UW-Whitewater Campus Culture Working Group discussed  short- and long-term plans for campus betterment during open forums   the week before spring break. The forums were the result of the Feb. 23 Action Forum and feedback from students, faculty an...

Trump antics reflect negative campus climate

March 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

March 8, 2016 For college students, the presidential    campaign seems like a far-off land where a rich bigot and two career politicians are in a street brawl for the GOP nomination, and the two Democratic candidates, one an “email-deleter” and the other a “socialist,” are politely disagr...

Faculty respond to tenure changes

February 9, 2016


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By Nathan Kober Feb. 10, 2016   Policy changes granting UW campus administrators the ability to fire staff with tenure was approved by the education committee of the UW System Board of Regents on Feb. 5, at UW-Madison. The changes are part of the 2015-7 biennial state budget which removed tenu...

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