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Andersen Library welcomes Student Success Center

February 29, 2012

The main floor of Andersen Library is looking different these days. A much larger area has been provided for the Student Success Center, which contains the UW-Whitewater honors and undergraduate research programs. In May 2011, it was decided the Student Success Center needed much more space so...

A new direction for The Warhawk Involvement Center

February 22, 2012

Ron Buchholz discusses directions and allocation of space in the forum conducted today at 12:30pm.

Wisconsin will shine in political spotlight this year

February 16, 2012

With a population of about 5.7 million people in Wisconsin, it’s easy to get lost in the grand scope of things relative to other larger states. This year, Wisconsin will get its day to shine. The state is going to play a major role in the politics of the United States. We are on the cusp of a...

University must work towards parking reform

February 8, 2012

With UW-Whitewater faculty champing at the bit to have their own parking lot, it is evident that now is the time for the university to address its parking problem. It’s a problem that has been present at this campus for far too long and both faculty and students would like to see some changes. For...

New Wisconsin Framework for Educator Effectiveness has flaws

November 16, 2011

State Schools Superintendent Tony Evers announced recently the state of Wisconsin will implement a new way to evaluate teachers. Known as the Wisconsin Framework for Educator Effectiveness, this new plan will evaluate teachers on three levels: developing, effective, or exemplary.  For teachers who...

New voter ID bill is great for all Wisconsin voters

November 9, 2011

The state legislature recently passed a bill that will require all registered voters to present a photo I.D. at the polls. The bill also says that voters cannot register on election day but instead must do so ahead of time. While the Republican-led Capitol passed this bill, it has taken a lot of heat...

Tuition increase necessary for big picture

September 21, 2011

The 5.5 percent increase in tuition this school year is a direct effect of the state’s budget repair bill passed by the state legislature in March. As college students, money is always tight and the $322 dollar increase will be felt by many. However, when assessing this issue it’s important...

Eat this! crêpes

April 27, 2011

Ingredients 2 beaten eggs 1 ½ cups milk 1 cup flour ¼ tspn. salt 1 tbsp. cooking oil Directions 1. Beat all ingredients until combined 2. Heat lightly oiled 6-inch skillet on medium-high 3. Remove skillet from heat 4. Spoon 2 tbsp. batter onto skillet 5. Return to heat 6. Tilt skillet to...

Enjoy all that Kettle Moraine State Forest offers

April 20, 2011

This spring, get in touch with your adventurous side. Take a trip to the Kettle Moraine State Forest, just minutes away from the city of Whitewater. Enjoy a day or weekend filled with hiking, site seeing, camping, fishing, biking or any of the other activities the park has to offer. Get ready to take off that winter sweater and thr...

University retirements increase, resignations drastically decrease

April 13, 2011

Many know the budget changes Gov. Scott Walker has proposed over the last few months have great effects on state employees, including faculty and staff here at UW-Whitewater. As rumors fly about possible retirements and departures due to the negative effects of the budget proposals, many professors...

‘Come alive, April five’ main emphasis of Reverend Jesse Jackson’s visit

March 30, 2011

Popular civil rights activist Jesse Jackson spoke to UW-Whitewater students, faculty and staff Tuesday night, emphasizing the importance of voting, especially in the upcoming April 5 election. “Come alive April five” was Jackson’s go-to saying throughout his talk as he looked to motivate...

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