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Rock county senator joins WSG

Rock county senator joins WSG

Nicole Aimone, Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2019


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Jacob Taylor, a freshman at UW-Whitewater at Rock County will be representing both Whitewater and Rock County campuses through his new position on WSG. “I’m eager to get into the flow of things,” said Taylor. Taylor hit the ground running in student government in his freshman year as he is c...

Kind talks of progress, recovery for students

Shannan Lojeski, News Editor

January 29, 2019


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With the fall semester behind it, Whitewater Student Government (WSG) plans to move forward confidently and consistently both individually as a student governance and collectively as a campus. “We all have challenges and we all move forward,” said WSG President Tom Kind. “You learn to adapt, an...

WSG recognizes busy, successful semester

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor

December 10, 2018


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Passionate, inspirational, resourceful, supportive and inclusive. Among others, these were the leading qualities acknowledged by awards given at the 2018 Fall Faculty and Staff Recognition Reception. Whitewater Student Government (WSG) hosted the event Nov. 28 in the University Center and presented...

Committee aims to soar straight to success

Shannan Lojeski, Assistant News Editor

September 18, 2018


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After noticing a decline in new freshmen applications in 2017 after the largest first-year class of 2,220 students in 2016, Provost Susan Elrod and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment and Retention Matt Aschenbrener decided to take action.    As a result, in spring 2018, Elrod and Aschenbrener orga...

Spring election day brings stability and change

Spring election day brings stability and change

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

April 15, 2018


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The words stability and change are rarely associated with each other. After the results of this year’s Whitewater Student Government (WSG) election, however, the terms go hand-in-hand. The continuity and stability comes in the re-election of incumbent candidate Tom Kind. The current student body ...

WSG fills seats, keeps one vacant

WSG fills seats, keeps one vacant

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

February 6, 2018


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The shuffle in Whitewater Student Government (WSG) continues. At the first meeting of the spring semester Monday, Jan. 29, the body of senators selected a new speaker, a new parliamentarian and swore in a significant number of returning senators. For the second time this academic year, sophomore accounting...

Two is Better Than One

Two is Better Than One

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

January 29, 2018


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From a young age, it was obvious that James and Matthew Schulgit were going to make a difference. The brothers continue to make that difference in the local community, as they both attend the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and serve in Whitewater Student Government (WSG). The Brookfield na...

WSG focuses on campus relationships, outreach

Nicole Aimone, News Editor

September 12, 2017


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Whitewater Student Government (WSG) President Thomas Kind, his cabinet and senate are gearing up for a semester of campus and community outreach. A main goal of WSG this semester is to become more involved in the lives of students, faculty and staff, trying to ensure that everyone's needs are taken ca...

Commencement speaker prompts graduates to think of ‘little moments’

Commencement speaker prompts graduates to think of ‘little moments’

May 3, 2016


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By Kimberly Wethal May 4, 2016 Four years ago, UW-Whitewater commencement speaker Lauren Kats sent in her housing payment check to Northern Illinois University and was ready to attend as a part of the class of 2016. At that point, UW-W wasn’t even on her radar – until one of her mother’s cow...

Bike share program relaunched for spring

Bike share program relaunched for spring

April 26, 2016


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By Maddy Scheel April 27, 2016 Now that Spring has come, Whitewater Student Government (WSG) is relaunching their Bike Share Program. The relaunch of the program took place on April 19 after it had taken a hiatus during the winter months. The program was started by former WSG Sustainability Direct...

(Un)officially elected: Opposing slate likely to file appeal on WSG decision next week

(Un)officially elected: Opposing slate likely to file appeal on WSG decision next week

April 19, 2016


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    By Kimberly Wethal April 20, 2016   One vote. That’s all it took for senior David Kroeze and sophomore Kane Poad to win the position of president and vice president elect for Whitewater Student Government (WSG) during the 2016-2017 academic year. They won 363-362...

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