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The ever- growing Garden Club

The ever- growing Garden Club

Corey Moen, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2019

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Gardening Club is still growing since it took root in October three years ago. The club members meet Wednesdays at 7 p.m. in the Upham Greenhouse to shares skills for growing food with the campus. “My interest stemmed from growing up with plants and loving plants, but I wa...

Sustainability at the corners of UW-W

Sustainability at the corners of UW-W

Corey Moen, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2019

UW-Whitewater is lucky to have over 120 acres of land meant for open and recreational use, which includes a walking trail and a nature preserve. The trail starts at Perkins Stadium which leads to an observation deck with views of the rebuild prairie area. UW-Whitewater so. Brandon Klinkhammer state...

UW-W students take part in annual volunteer project

UW-W students take part in annual volunteer project

Brad Allen, Managing Editor

April 26, 2018

  Hundreds of UW-Whitewater students rallied after the Spring Splash festivities last weekend to participate in a clean-up effort throughout the City of Whitewater and the City of Janesville. Make A Difference Day, an annual volunteering event sponsored by Career & Leadership Development, i...

Pontiff inspires change

Pontiff inspires change

October 7, 2015

By Amber Levenhagen Photo Editor Oct. 7, 2015   Steve Coleman spoke Monday about the lasting effect of climate change and the need for immediate action. Developing countries are hit the hardest and according to Coleman, this is not okay. Coleman is an educator specializing in Catholic social te...

Disposal service urges reduce, reuse, recycle

Disposal service urges reduce, reuse, recycle

April 22, 2015

By Vesna Brajkovic April 22, 2015 After one father mistakenly placed an envelope holding $700 of his daughter’s Girl Scout money in a pile of recycling on collection day, John’s Disposal Service, Inc. received a frantic call. As the sole vendor for the entire city of Whitewater, it may have...

Scatter the seeds of preservation

Scatter the seeds of preservation

April 15, 2015

  By Abrielle Backhaus One would think 110 acres filled of green grasses, a flowing river and wooded and paved pathways wouldn’t go unnoticed on campus, but the UW-Whitewater Nature Preserve often is bypassed. “It’s kind of a big open area that most people may drive by or walk by...

Bottle fill stations keep students cool, green

Bottle fill stations keep students cool, green

April 23, 2014

  April 23, 2014 By Kristie Weiss   Students Allied for a Green Earth and other campus organizations are working to place filling stations throughout campus buildings to promote the use of refillable plastic water bottles over single-use bottled water. Wesley Enterline, sustainability...

UW-W takes part in national competition

UW-W takes part in national competition

April 23, 2014

  April 23, 2014 By Haley Beets   The third week of Campus Conservation Nationals is coming to a close on the UW-Whitewater campus. The Campus Conservation Nationals, or CCN, is the largest nationwide electricity and water reduction competition on college and university campuses....

Earth week celebrated on campus

Earth week celebrated on campus

April 24, 2013

  There has been excessive planning and time put into the Earth Week activities which began on Apr. 22 and will continue throughout the week. Both Talia Schutz, the senior account executive of Creative Marketing Unlimited, and Wes Enterline, the sustainability coordinator, have worked diligently...

Students take a drive with Zimride

October 19, 2011

UW-Whitewater Zimride, a rideshare program enabled on campus last spring, has seen over 100 new users this year. While the number of users on Zimride is not high, UW-Whitewater Zimride Coordinator Wes Enterline said the program has seen growth since spring. “Our active rides are not that high...

UW-W recognizes Earth Day with week of events

April 13, 2011

UW-Whitewater will recognize Earth Day with a week’s worth of events beginning next Tuesday. This year, Earth Day falls on April 22, which is also Good Friday. Due to the mandatory State of Wisconsin furlough day, the campus will be closed. Events will take place April 19-21. The theme of this...

Zimride launched at UW-W

March 15, 2011

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...

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