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End Goal: Graduate and Start a Career

All students who attend a university have the same end goal: graduate and start a career.  But before achieving the end goal, there are interviews. During my freshman year, the most difficult aspect of college was trying to find time to watch New Girl.  If only I had known freshman year was going to be […]

What does a Veteran look like?

They are moms, dads, uncles, aunts, brothers, sisters, teachers, doctors, farmers. They sell cars.  They change diapers.  They order coffee. They listen to the radio.  They go to college. They are Veterans.  You wouldn’t be able to tell just be looking at them, but they have made a sacrifice that is too important not to […]

Getting U Connected: November 10, 2014

    Veterans and Military Servicemembers Recognition and Programming November 8-14 marks the celebration of Veterans Week. Recognition and programming events on the UW-W campus include:   Tuesday, November 11: 11:00 am: Veteran Remembrance Ceremony 12:30 pm: “Working Warriors” exhibit reception in Roberta’s Art Gallery 11:00 am-3:00 pm: Free lunch for veterans and military servicemembers […]

Motivation: The Struggle is Real

Being a senior and ready to graduate, I’ve realized that senioritis is real.  I have been struggling this entire semester trying to be productive but just not having the energy.  It might have something to do with Gilmore Girls on Netflix or that I’m not ready to graduate and leave my friends and the life […]

Getting U Connected: November 3, 2014

“Re:Visit” in Roberta’s Art Gallery From October 15-November 7, 2014, Roberta’s Art Gallery will be hosting “Re: Visit”. This exhibit features a two-part exhibition with the work of UW-Whitewater metals alumni and current students working in collaboration with Indiana University metal students. A reception will be held on Thursday, November 6 from 1:00-3:00 pm with light […]

Don’t be a Hallo-weenie

Tis the season  be spooky! It’s that time of year again; watching scary movies, carving pumpkins, and stuffing your face with candy. Let’s not forget about the haunted houses though. There are three haunted amusements close by that will leave you trembling. Dr. Scary’s Haunted House is located in Fort Atkinson. This place covers over […]

Old & New: Homecoming for You!

The buzz about homecoming brings excitement, involvement, and spirit all over campus.  UW-Whitewater’s homecoming tradition has been around since 1951…that’s a 63-year-old tradition!  Student orgs, res halls, and Greeks compete for both spirit and championship cups over the week of homecoming.  With the help of Homecoming Steering Committee Chair, Amanda, and Jan Bilgen, Associate Director […]

I Need a Job!

It’s that time of the semester…summer savings are running out, the holiday season is upon us, and you need a job to balance out your bank account. You’re in luck! The UC is hiring for spring semester. Hold it, the UC is much more than cash in your pocket. Let’s see if I can convince […]

Getting U Connected: October 20, 2014

#intheUC What are you up to in the UC this semester? Let us know on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using #intheUC. There are prizes to be won! You can also give us your comments at the UC survey at http://uwwhitewater.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0TaRzPEDt2ZbTmd       The UC is Hiring for Spring 2014 Attention Warhawks! The UC is hiring […]

Pinterest Panic!

Ahh yes, the glorious time-waster we call Pinterest.  Some may even consider it an addiction.  It’s a great tool for organizing and saving great ideas so that you can come back to them later and carry them out.  Except, let’s be honest, we rarely ever go back and actually do what we pinned. I took […]

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