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3 Easy Healthy Recipes for College Students

I know that it can be time consuming to cook, and that eating healthy is not the easiest to do, especially in college. But to eat healthier you can start simple. For example start by only eating fast food once a week, or switch out flavored coffee creamer for unflavored creamer. Something as simple as […]


“So….what’s this whole hashtag “intheuc” thing about?” Really, though. If I had counted how many times someone asked me that last semester…craziness! It’s a pretty valid question, though, isn’t it? What’s up with #intheUC? It’s not like the world needs another hashtag roaming around out there, right? For that story, we need to take a […]

Single on Valentine’s Day… SO WHAT?!

So, it’s Valentines Day… and you’re SINGLE!  Really, it’s no big deal though. You can probably just hang out with your roomies or something, right? Wait… they’re actually in a relationship with each other, and they planned on going ice skating and making a fancy dinner and all that gooey stuff.  Great. And all of […]

Be My (UC) Valentine? Now UC Us with Amy and Joe Humer

Meet Amy (Jahner) and Joe Humer, former UC employees in the Reservations Office. Amy and Joe both worked in the UC as undergrads at UW-Whitewater and were friends at the time. After graduating, they stayed close, and wound up getting married on May 5, 2014. In addition to spending time with their future spouses, Amy and […]

Getting U Connected: February 9, 2015

9 Ball Billiards Tournament On Tuesday, February 10 at 6:00 pm Warhawk Alley is hosting a 9 Ball Billiards Tournament. Entry is just $5, and there are prizes to be won! Sign up in Warhawk Alley!         Madden 15 Tournament On Tuesday, February 17 at 6:00 pm Warhawk Alley will be hosting […]

The Student Hack Handbook: 6 Academic Hacks to Improve Your GPA.

So you wanna shoot a 4.0, eh? In my experience, doing so isn’t nearly as hard or complex as the average naysayer would have you believe. In the collegiate world, easy GPA  improvement can be accomplished by implementing these simple strategies. (Hint: #6 is the most important) 1. – Remember to attend all finals and tests. […]

The Dilemma of the Overstocked T-Shirts

With another new semester upon us, we once again return back to campus stocked with school supplies, clothes, food (because my mom’s still not convinced I can cook for myself…not that I’m complaining about the free food!), and…an endless supply of  t-shirts? I’m not entirely sure how it happens, but at the beginning of each […]

Getting U Connected: January 26, 2015

Meal Plan Change Period Unsatisfied with your Spring 2015 meal plan? You are able to change it one time between Sunday, January 18, and Friday, January 30. Visit the HawkCard Office in UC 250 for more information or check out http://www.uww.edu/uc/hawkcard/meal-plans/change-a-meal-plan   N64 Super Smash Bros. Tournament Got game? On Tuesday, February 27 at 6:00 […]

Which Meal Plan is for Me?

By Laura Schoenike • @lauras2011 Let’s be honest…meal plans are confusing. How do you know which one is right for you, and that you’re getting the most for your money? First, choose which description sounds most like you, and we’ll lead you to the best meal plan for your dining habits! Keep in mind however, […]

Student Organizations: More Than Just a Resume Builder

There are a wide variety of student organizations here at UW-Whitewater. Some of the different types of student organizations here include: Sports Foreign Languages Politics Service Faith Greek Academically Connected Organizations Examples of some student organizations here on campus are American Marketing Association (AMA), SRHM (Society for Human Resource Management), Habitat for Humanity, Best Buddies, […]

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