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WSG keeps students warm this winter

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

February 7, 2019

With the temperature and wind chill reaching the negatives this week and winter truly beginning to set in, warm gear is a must for any student walking to work or class. But when Jen Purcell, the director of marketing and public relations for the Whitewater Student Government was out running errands with a ...

WSG supports survivors, chancellor

Killian Jauch, News Editor

November 5, 2018

Whitewater Student Government has unanimously passed two resolutions on an investigation involving former associate to the chancellor Alan Hill and his relationship with Chancellor Beverly Kopper. Senators Austin May and Ethan Hoeppner wrote and proposed both resolutions. The original resolution was written strictly...

Campaign raises sexual assault awareness

Killian Jauch, News Editor

October 29, 2018

Last week, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater took part in the “It’s On Us” National Week of Action. “It’s On Us” is the White House’s national campaign to support victims and survivors of college sexual assault. Whitewater Student Government (WSG) played a big role in the events of...

WSG holds open listening session

WSG holds open listening session

Killian Jauch, News Editor

October 8, 2018

Whitewater Student Government (WSG) held a listening session Sept. 27, inviting students to express concerns they had about the university. Many members of WSG attended, and close to 20 other students came to voice their opinions and make comments. “It is now Oct. 4,” WSG President Tom Kind said in ...

Parking concerns addressed at WSG

Killian Jauch, News Editor

September 24, 2018

   University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Police Services Chief Matthew Kiederlen and Vice Chancellor of Administrative Affairs Grace Crickette attended the Whitewater Student Government (WSG) meeting Sept. 17 to answer students’ questions about revised parking regulations.    Student senators aske...

Kind ready to serve students in second term

September 24, 2018

When I started looking ahead this year to my second term as Wisconsin Student Government (WSG) president, I asked what changes needed to be addressed on campus that would have measurable success and garner the support needed to secure the best outcome. After some thinking, I’ve realized that’s the w...

Spring election day brings stability and change

Spring election day brings stability and change

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

April 15, 2018

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 ...

Samaranayake, Marquez aim for WSG leadership

Samaranayake, Marquez aim for WSG leadership

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

April 6, 2018

Pasan Samaranayake could be the next Whitewater Student Government (WSG) president. The junior economics major is running against incumbent candidate Tom Kind in the presidential election, which ends Friday, April 6. The aspiring professor wants to become president to give back to a place that liter...

Kind and Miller run for head seats at WSG table

Kind and Miller run for head seats at WSG table

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

April 6, 2018

Tom Kind could be the fourth-ever Whitewater Student Government (WSG) president elected to a second consecutive term. The junior economics major is running against Pasan Samaranayake in the WSG presidential election, which ends today. He is running alongside third-year student Zoe Miller. Miller...

WSG fills seats, keeps one vacant

WSG fills seats, keeps one vacant

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

February 6, 2018

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...

WSG debates SUFAC numbers

WSG debates SUFAC numbers

Benjamin Pierce, Assistant News Editor

December 7, 2017

It was a busy night of debate for Whitewater Student Government (WSG) at their weekly meeting Monday, Dec. 4. The Segregated University Fee Allocations Committee (SUFAC) reported their findings and recommendations to student government. SUFAC consists of students who decide how much financial assistance va...

Meet the new voice behind WSG

Meet the new voice behind WSG

Benjamin Pierce, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student body has a new voice. The sophomore accounting major Charles Kudy will serve as speaker of the senate for the UW-Whitewater Student Government for the remainder of the year after winning an 11-10 second-round vote at the Oct. 23 senate meeting. One senator...

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