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How to Avoid Semester Burnout

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We all know the feeling… the countdown to break has begun, simultaneously opposing the rapidly expanding to-do list. Just as the weather warms, your free time seems to plummet. You’ve pushed so hard up to this point, but will you… Continue Reading →

What’s the Difference Between Purple Points and Dining Dollars?

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Greetings, Warhawks! All students, at some point in their time here at UW-W, ask “What’s the difference between Purple Points and Dining Dollars?” Often times you get various answers from friends and peers, but here are the facts, brought to… Continue Reading →

Ways to Save Money in College

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College can be the most exciting and fun times of your life… until you’re taking quarters out of your laundry funds to pay for your Qdoba.  However, there are many ways to save some extra coin throughout your college career…. Continue Reading →

Tips for Landing the Job/Internship

While the school year is ending, it is time to start looking for jobs in the summer. If you are like most people, you are probably nervous for your job interview. Here are 5 tips and tricks to gain confidence… Continue Reading →

This Week #intheUC: May 7-13

  Roberta’s Art Gallery Want to stand out for graduation? Decorate your commencement cap this Wednesday outside Roberta’s Art Gallery from 12PM-5PM!       Entertainment Take a break from studying and come see Game Night for FREE! See it… Continue Reading →

How to Pack Like a Pro

The end of the semester is quickly approaching. Soon, you will have to pack up your belongings to head home for the summer or move into a new place. Packing has always been a pain for me, which is why… Continue Reading →

This Week #intheuc: April 30- May 6

  Roberta’s Art Gallery Help us celebrate UW-Whitewater’s 150th anniversary by joining us at the exhibit to enjoy artifacts and stories from our campus’s past 150 years. Reception: Wednesday, May 2 at 4:30-6PM       Entertainment Come check out… Continue Reading →

Best Study Spots on Campus

It can be tough to find a prime study spot when finals week starts to approach us all. The campus is always full of students in different buildings trying to find the most peaceful and quiet area to help them… Continue Reading →

This Week #intheUC: April 23-29

Warhawk Alley Warhawk Alley is having a Blacklight Bowling Doubles Tournament for only $8 per team! See you April 24 at 6PM. Purple Points are accepted! Prizes for winners! Sign up in Warhawk Alley or at uww.edu/uc     Entertainment… Continue Reading →

This Week #intheUC: April 16-April 22

Entertainment This week’s movie in the UC is 12 Strong! See it April 18-21 for $1 with your HawkCard or $3 without. NEW this semester: Purple Points are now accepted in Summers Auditorium!       Entertainment You’re the star!… Continue Reading →

What You Don’t Know About Whitewater

Origin of “Whitewater”   The name “Whitewater” comes from the Potawatomi Native Americans when they first settled along Whitewater Creek. They called it “Waubegannawpocat” (which translates to “white water”) because of the creek having white sand at the bottom. John… Continue Reading →

Coffee Orders: How to Cut the Calories Without Cutting the Caffeine

Caffeine is a necessity in college! Many college students (myself included) tend to drink multiple cups of coffee throughout the day. Whether it be a cup to start your day, or a mid-day roast to keep you going, caffeine is… Continue Reading →

This Week #intheUC: April 9-15

Roberta’s Art Gallery Roberta’s Art Gallery presents the UW-Whitewater Permanent Artwork Collection! Throughout the years, our campus has received many outstanding works of art through donations and purchases. Don’t miss this incredible collection open to the public now! The reception is… Continue Reading →

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