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App reminds users to drink water while at the bars

App reminds users to drink water while at the bars

Kimberly Wethal, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2018

Although St. Patrick’s Day is coming up, a hangover doesn’t necessarily have to follow. But how do you remember to drink the proper amount of water while getting down on the Pumpers & Mitchell’s dance floor, dancing on the stripper pole at Cheap Shotz or taking down an entire pitcher of L...

Retention pond intends to raise water quality

Garrett Kluever, Biz and Tech Editor

December 13, 2017

Plans for a retention pond to be put in Whitewater on a property on the northeast part of town bordering Prospect Drive were presented to the Community Development Authority (CDA) Dec. 7 at their annual meeting. Three different versions of the pond were presented to the CDA, although the council d...

Institute bridges gap over water

Institute bridges gap over water

Garrett Kluever, Biz & Tech Editor

October 3, 2017

The Water Business Institute hosted the first annual Water Research Conference (WRC) where experts from Wisconsin presented ideas and developments for changing the future of water business and sciences. Professors and students gathered from 7:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on Sept. 29 in Hyland Hall for the first...

Colgate ad endorses helpful initiative

Colgate ad endorses helpful initiative

February 23, 2016

Feb. 23, 2016 I didn’t watch the Super Bowl, unlike 111.9 million other people. Even though every TV at the bar was playing the event, I was busy celebrating a friend’s 21st birthday with craft beer and a decent burger. When with a group of rowdy men drinking beer, boasting about last night’s drunke...

The ‘thirst’ is real on campus

October 23, 2014

Oct. 22, 2014 By Jordan Gittens When you hear ‘thirst,’ a few graphic images may come to mind. You’re probably thinking of that guy with excess acne and a body odor that a could kill a rose vine miles away. Maybe that time you were studying in the library and that frat guy – in a far...

What is water worth?

November 20, 2012

Water, water everywhere and, according to the water reporting group Circle of Blue, only 2.5 percent of  the Earth’s supply is drinkable. The average human body can only survive without water for five to seven days, so a world without clean drinking water would be catastrophic. “We take [water]...

Raising awareness, one drop at a time

April 20, 2011

“There is no substitute for water, and it is taken very much for granted.” This is the thought that led Associate Professor of Finance & Business Law Linda Reid to become involved with the Milwaukee Water Council the past two years. The Milwaukee Water Council is a non-profit organization...

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