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    Campus Inclusivity at UW-Whitwater

    Dr. Kenny Yarbrough, of UW-Whitewater has hopes of making the school a more inclusive place. Yarbrough has worked in the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion for almost three years. He has shared enrollment rates reflecting the 2014-2019 school years among a range of racial backgrounds. Yarbrough shares that “I have been extremely vocal to share as much information as possible with not only our campus community, but our alums and community members as well.” It is important to note that no matter the background, every student and faculty member matters regarding making UWW a safe space for all. When looking into undergraduate reports, it seems that enrollment rates are…

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    It Takes a Village

    Have you ever found yourself wondering about the people behind the players of your favorite sports? Collegiate sports are back, and it takes a village to make sure these players have what they need to succeed on the field. I sat down with Jensen Skinner, a registered dietician working in the performance nutrition department for Gatorade SNIP (Sports Nutrition Immersion Program) at the University of Michigan to see just what it takes to keep the players on track to greatness. Q: How did you get your start in this field? A: “I first got my Bachelor of Science degree at UW-Madison in Nutritional Science and Dietetics, after I obtained that…

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    Local Radio Station Proves News is Essential

    While living through an almost year-long pandemic, many businesses have faced major struggles. Bars, restaurants, stores, but what about media? Big Radio’s Lorin Cox helped shed a little light on how Covid-19 affected local media outlets. Although it is often looked over, news is an essential part of life. To be informed about the events going on around you, is a powerful tool we should all possess. With the obvious fact that sports have been impacted, Cox explained that the amount of news stories never went down, but the number of events covered did. Lorin Cox said, “The pandemic changed what type of news we had and made us find…

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    Covid Kids: A New Outlook on Hospital Births

    It is supposed to be the best time of your life, for those who want kids, but the Covid-19 pandemic has drastically changed the way expecting couples welcome their newest addition to their family into the world. Flashback to December 2019, a time we all took for granted. Homes are filled with aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents celebrating the holiday season. Some couples are about to share life-changing news with their loved ones.  “I was obviously so excited to share the news with my parents that I was pregnant with my second child.” said Amy Jo Marita, who gave birth to her second daughter in July of 2020. Little did…