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Inspiring march for their rights

April 6, 2011


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With our years at UW-Whitewater being a time of growth and maturation for many of us, we often look to faculty and staff members as role models. We look to them to not only guide us in our studies, but in life as well. When associate professor James Hartwick and assistant professor of geology and...

Fitzpatrick’s products worn nationwide

April 5, 2011


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For most college students, running your own business is something you dream about doing one day. For junior Michael Fitzpatrick, it’s more than just a dream; it’s a reality, and a successful reality at that. Fitzpatrick started Thirsty Clothing, Inc., which originally made UW-Whitewater-based...

Club fishing tandem seeks top five finish at nationals

April 5, 2011


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Three days. $100,000 in prize money at stake. This is what the men’s club fishing duo of seniors Jordan Truttschel and Tyler Netzer will be fighting for when they face off against 24 other teams at the FLW College Fishing National Championships Thursday through Saturday on Kentucky/Barkley lakes...

Local family hopeful to receive new home

March 29, 2011


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The UW-Whitewater chapter of Habitat for Humanity was selected to receive a $5,000 grant from State Farm Insurance, beating out 75 other chapters nationwide. To receive the grant, Habitat for Humanity must fundraise and collect $5,000, which State Farm Insurance will then match for a total of $10,000....

Faculty march to Madison to deliver letter

March 29, 2011


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Sometimes it takes great measures to get your point across to someone with different beliefs. Several UW-Whitewater faculty and staff members decided it would take a measure such as a 42-mile hike to Madison to deliver a letter addressing Gov. Scott Walker’s budget-repair bill and proposed biennial...

Carlson remodeling an ‘important change’ for university

March 29, 2011


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Some know Carlson Hall as the campus building that has sat empty for almost two years since the inception of Hyland Hall. However, Gov. Scott Walker’s 2011-2013 capital budget proposal calls for a $17 million makeover to the former home of the College of Business and Economics, and a total of $35...

New software added to Hyland Hall

March 29, 2011


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A new classroom management software, LanSchool, installed in Hyland Hall allows for a greater classroom experience. LanSchool has features which allow instructors to push and collect files from students’ computers, run particular applications and broadcast messages to students via computer. Instructors...

Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks on campus

March 29, 2011


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Photos By Mike Gouvion & Giovanny Lopez

Funds must be kept for family planning

March 24, 2011


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As students at UW-Whitewater, we are fortunate to have excellent family planning services available to aid us in times of need. However, the recently passed budget-repair bill will affect funding for family planning services offered to men and women with low to moderate incomes. Gov. Scott Walker’s...

Zimride launched at UW-W

March 15, 2011


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In an effort to become a more sustainable campus and eliminate a few problems, UW-Whitewater launched a car-sharing network called Zimride Monday. Senior Chad Neerhof, university services director for Whitewater Student Government, along with Sustainability Coordinator Wes Enterline and Promotions...

Ireland’s Gaelic football has grown throughout the years

March 15, 2011


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In an effort to promote traditional Irish sports and reject foreign influences, the inception of the Gaelic Athletic Association was introduced in 1884 in Ireland. At that time, there were many forms of Irish football played throughout the country. The GAA chose to support a form of Irish football...

Ith Seo (eat this)

March 15, 2011


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INGREDIENTS  • 1 cup raw, grated potatoes  • 1 cup mashed potatoes  • 1 cup all-purpose flour • 2 tsp baking powder • 2 tsp salt • 2 eggs, lightly beaten • 1/4 cup milk • Butter or oil for frying DIRECTIONS Grate potatoes into a cheese cloth and twist to remove excess water. Mix dry ingredients together. Add raw potatoes and mashed potatoes tog...

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