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Lt. Gov. stresses importance of Black History Month

Lt. Gov. stresses importance of Black History Month

Ryan Dietrich, Journalist

February 24, 2020

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater hosted Wisconsin’s Lieutenant Governor, Mandela Barnes, as the keynote speaker for the event “Focusing on Progress,” which was presented in honor of Black History Month on Wednesday, Feb. 19,. Barnes arrived on stage to sizable applause after the choir sang, ...

Using Her Voice

Eleana Maria Alevarez Yepez works hard in Laurentide Hall while she shares stories of her life, and how she has succeeded in becoming the Commencment speaker at the 2017 winter ceremony.

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2017

School student Eleana Maria Alvarez Yepez was afraid to speak. She was outgoing, but having been uprooted from her native country of Venezuela and moved to the United States by her parents for their safety, she didn’t know English. “[Venezuela] was just not safe anymore,” Alvarez said. “We...

Meet the new voice behind WSG

Meet the new voice behind WSG

Benjamin Pierce, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student body has a new voice. The sophomore accounting major Charles Kudy will serve as speaker of the senate for the UW-Whitewater Student Government for the remainder of the year after winning an 11-10 second-round vote at the Oct. 23 senate meeting. One senator...

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