Category Archives: around the world

Mixed media art – exhibit, demonstrations

The Whitewater Arts Alliance (WAA) will host an exhibit called “Making Magic with Mixed Media” at the Cultural Arts Center (402 West Main Street, Whitewater) from Thurs, Aug 2-Sun, Aug 26. The gallery is open from noon-5pm on Thursdays-Sundays (closed … Continue reading

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Hear the Wisconsin poet laureate

Karla Huston, Wisconsin’s 2017-18 Poet Laureate, will present some of her work on Thurs., Apr. 5th, at 5 p.m. in Laurentide in the 3rd-floor “living room area.” It’s a celebration of Poetry Month! There will be some refreshments (RSVP to … Continue reading

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Mourning Dayze: A Wisconsin Garage Band

Members of Mourning Dayze, a local band formed in the sixties, will talk about their garage band experience and launch their book “Mourning Dayze: A Wisconsin Garage Band” at the Irvin L Young Memorial Library (Whitewater’s public library at 431 … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Culture Trip

I’m a fan of ‘armchair travel.’ You know, sit in a comfortable chair and read a book about another country and its delights, like In a sunburned country, a book about Australia by Bill Bryson. These days travel web sites … Continue reading

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Daylight Saving Time Ends This Weekend!

Please remember to set your clocks and watches back an hour this Sunday, November 5, at 2am (or whenever you get up on Sunday, or before you go to sleep Saturday night), in observance of the end of Daylight Saving … Continue reading

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Eclipse! Where will you be on Aug 21? Will you be ready?

Get ready to experience the Great American Eclipse! Free local events: Make your own eclipse viewer on Thurs, Aug 17, from 3:30-4:30pm at the Irvin L Young Memorial Library (431 W Center St, Whitewater) using materials supplied by the library … Continue reading

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Trafficking in Persons

The 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report has been issued, and previous reports since 2001 are available online as well. The website states that [T]he Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report is the U.S. Government’s principal diplomatic tool to engage foreign governments … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Challenge Yourself!

Here’s some Friday Fun to get your brain warmed up for summer classes! Test your trivia mastery with a “fan-created” collection of Jeopardy!® game show questions called the J! Archive. Start by selecting a season by number on the home … Continue reading

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Warhawk Book Talks – April & May

  Ever wonder what your faculty or colleagues are reading? Here’s your chance to find out! Warhawk Book Talks is a series where professors, staff, and students at UW-W talk about their favorite books! Alvaro Taveira, Euphoria; Stiff Laura Porterfield, … Continue reading

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which is intended to “raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities on how to prevent it.” It’s up to all of us to promote a safe campus community! You can read … Continue reading

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