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Bad luck expert turns fails into wisdom

September 30, 2015

By Alexandria Zamecnik Editor in Chief I have been a beacon of questionable luck my entire life. There was the time I pooped my pants at Wal-Mart, slipped at graduation, fell down the stairs at the Wisconsin State Capital, lost permanent feeling of my lower lip. Sure, I’m a champ at the ga...

Ask Alyssa: Whitewater fun without the drinking

April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015 By Alyssa Kirchen [typography font="Cantarell" size="25" size_format="px"]Q: How can I have fun in Whitewater without heading to the bars? [/typography]   A: Being in college, it may seem like the only thing to do on the weekends to have fun is to go out drinking. Whether you are ...

UW-Whitewater students take steps toward a waste-free life

UW-Whitewater students take steps toward a waste-free life

March 4, 2015

Happier with less March 4, 2015 By Vesna Brajkovic Living in a disposable world, where even the apples are wrapped in plastic wrap at UNO’s, creating waste is unavoidable. But a few students at UW-Whitewater chose to take on the challenge. The students, including Cassie Steiner, Ali Tho...

A college student’s guide to holiday shopping

A college student’s guide to holiday shopping

December 4, 2013

  Dec. 4, 2013 By Samantha Jacquest   Haven’t started your holiday shopping yet? Don’t have the funds to get something for everyone on your list? Not to fear – I’m here to save your  gifting reputation. Personally, I have 14 people to shop for and probably one or two...

Holiday shopping on a budget

December 5, 2012

  With the Holidays around the corner, students everywhere are looking for inexpensive and personable gifts for their friends and family. For those still struggling, here is a guide for cheap and easy-to-make gifts to help you get the perfect gift for your loved ones.   1. Picture...

A homemade Halloween

October 24, 2012

  It’s that time of year again! Nearly everyone enjoys dressing up for Halloween, but being busy college students, some of us might not have any ideas or money. No worries. These are five costumes that are easy and cheap. 1. ’80s guy or gal Who doesn’t love the ‘80s?  Girls: you w...

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