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Organization encourages students to donate

March 11, 2015

  March 11, 2015 Kimberly Wethal   UW-Whitewater Student Safety Organization President Robert Krien has thought of a way to prove to the Whitewater community that the university isn’t just a bunch of “rowdy kids.” The Student Safety Organization (SSO) started its first-ever...

Helping those in need

Helping those in need

October 29, 2013

  Students’ project benefits local food pantry By Kayla Edgar   Students in all residence halls on campus will have a chance to give back to the community during The Hunger Games Food Drive competition that runs through Nov. 25. The food drive is between the east and wes...

UW-W garden aims to sustain, teach

UW-W garden aims to sustain, teach

September 25, 2013

By Caleb Kimball By Lucas Wimmer   The organic garden on campus aims to not only feed the community but teach students about sustainability. The project began after garden adviser Tom Karthausser read “The Good Food Revolution” by Will Allen, CEO of Growing Power. This book describes...

Greeks teeter-totter for a cause

Greeks teeter-totter for a cause

April 2, 2013

  This week, Lambda Chi Alpha is teaming up with local sorority, Alpha Sigma, for the biannual Teeter-Totter Marathon. The event started on April 1 and continues until April 4 from 8 am to 11 p.m. each day. Someone will be on the teeter-totter at all times to raise money for their philanthropies. Ryan...

The power of pizza: Toppers delivers jobs, benefits local charities

The power of pizza: Toppers delivers jobs, benefits local charities

February 27, 2013

  “We keep the good people of Whitewater fed with good, cheesy food,” Founder and CEO of Toppers Pizza, Scott Gittrich, said of his business’ role in the community. Gittrich was introduced to the pizza business in 1984 when he started delivering for Domino’s Pizza. He said when...

Recognized community member dies at 86

December 5, 2012

  Whitewater’s “tough-love grandma” Marilyn Kienbaum died on Nov. 17 at 86 years old. Kienbaum volunteered at the Whitewater Food Pantry, which was renamed in August in her honor, for more than 20 years and eventually became director. Kienbaum was characterized as the “tough-love...

Business learning communities donate to food pantry

November 22, 2011

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the UW-Whitewater Business Learning Communities decided to raise funds for the Whitewater Food Pantry. The money donated will go towards purchasing ingredients for a Thanksgiving meal the Whitewater Food Pantry will supply to community members on Nov. 24. The five lear...

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