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Snapchat video inspires student to speak out

March 8, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal March 9, 2016 Sophomore Shaun Raymond has decided no one makes him “the butt of their joke” after a Snapchat video of him gained popularity last week. Raymond was unknowingly filmed by a Snapchat user as he struggled to get around on the snow-covered sidewalk in a wheelcha...

Action Forum pulls in high numbers of attendees

Action Forum pulls in high numbers of attendees

March 1, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal and Nathan Kober March 2, 2016 Freshman Ahmya Cheatham said it shouldn’t have taken a “Bloody Sunday” for students to rally together about race issues on campus at the Action Forum held last week. “The most comical and sad thing of it all is that it took a catastr...

App review: Drop Messages

April 15, 2015

With the emergence of social media and mobile applications, social interaction has changed drastically over the past few years. Communication has become a lot more interactive. People are choosing to communicate through different mediums. Instagram has allowed people to share their life moments through...

New app gives UW-W students anonymous outlet

October 16, 2014

Oct. 15, 2014 By Emily Leclair   The Yik Yak app has taken over the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with 1,486 active users as of Oct. 1. Three weeks earlier, it only had 203 users. Yik Yak gives students a chance to connect with each other anonymously in a matter of seconds. Freshman...

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